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Year 9 trip to WW1 battlefields

The whole of Year 9 will be visiting the battlefields and war graves at Ypres in June. This will be take place over two days, the 11th and the 18th. There are a few places on each day for old … Continue reading

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Can you help the Harvey?

In his introduction as the new Head at the Harvey, Scott Norman said ‘if there are any Old Harveians who feel they are in a position to contribute in some way to the School or its students, such as coming … Continue reading

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from Phil Harding…

Old Harveians will be pleased to hear that the School has been successful in its bid for a new building. The government has granted the Harvey £2.4 million for a “state of the art” 12 classroom facility which will replace … Continue reading

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Old Harveians ‘Beer in London’

At long last, the next London beer is May 15. Due to a lack of inspiration on my part venue is probably Betjemans at St Pancras again. Usual format, very informal, no booking. Just come along any time from 5.30/6pm. … Continue reading

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Alan Philpott & John Botting

Timothy L’Estrange posted this on Facebook recently ‘Following the sad loss of both John Botting and Alan Philpott last year I couldn’t help noticing that they sat next to each other in the school 1980 group photo. Close up section … Continue reading

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A request from Phil Harding

Over the past few years it has been interesting to see how social media is enabling Old Harveians of all ages to re-unite with former schoolmates and to re-connect with the school and their schooldays. The Harvey group on Linkedin.com … Continue reading

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Concert and FSG old girls invitation

First an update on the Squadronaires Concert on March 15th. With over two weeks still to go 90% of tickets have already been sold. To avoid disappointment contact old boy John Oliver to book yours asap. E-mail johne.oliver@gmail.com or tel: … Continue reading

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Harvey Grammar school print

This painting of the old school has been produced by Folkestone artist and old Harveian Shane Record. The original was presented to Bill Wright to mark his recent retirement. Copies are now available, without the watermark, to all old Harveians. … Continue reading

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RAF Squadronaires Concert 15 March 2014

A rare opportunity to see the RAF Squadronaires in concert. The event is a tribute to bandleader Ronnie Aldrich, an old Harveian, and is a fund-raiser for the OHA. Funds will be used to support projects for the benefit of … Continue reading

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National Trust welcomes new leader in the East

Old Harveian Ben Cowell has taken the reins of the country’s leading conservation charity in the East. Ben, who was most recently in charge of the charity’s policy and external affairs work, has returned to his roots to lead a … Continue reading

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