RAF Squadronaires Concert April 23rd

Well over half of the seats have now been sold. The Concert is open to everybody to please let colleagues and neighbours know about it. Or bring some friends along for the evening. Proceeds will be split between RAF charities and the Old Harveians Association for the benefit of the school. For more information and tickets contact John Oliver johne.oliver22@gmail.com or tel: 01303 251403

Old Harveians Golf Society

OHGS events 2016 (1)

I know you’ll be looking forward with much excitement to the first OHGS
event of the year. Here are the details:

NOTE: please reply to
Dave Green – 30 Ormonde Road, Hythe, Kent CT21 6DN
01303 26885801303 268858

Wednesday 23rd March at Upchurch River Valley GC, Sittingbourne

Amazing deal: breakfast, 18 holes, three course dinner for just £27 (plus £2 for prizes)

09:30 breakfast
10:28 first tee time
16:30 dinner

Format: as in previous years, teams of 3 or 4 (with best two/three scores to count, depending on numbers)

Please feel free to bring guests (who do not have to be Old Harveians).

Let’s have a big turnout for the start to 2016. It’s bound to be a lovely sunny Spring day!

(Disclaimer: your Hon Sec can’t guarantee that, but they say that the sun shines on the righteous, so I guess we get what we deserve!)

Complete and return to DAVE GREEN (contact details above)


1) I/we would like to play and enclose a cheque to OHGS (£29 per person)
2) I regret that I cannot attend

Name(s). Handicap(s), if any*

* players without handicaps will be given a Society handicap, probably 24
but depending on your honest opinion of your playing ability.

For more information contact Hon. Sec.  ian.gavin21@gmail.com


At their own request, and to celebrate the centenary of their old Harveian founder Ronnie Aldrich, the RAF Squadronaires will be performing live at the Harvey on 23 April 2016. The Squadronaires performed at the Harvey in 2014 and the evening was a huge success with all seats sold out. Around 120 of the 320 seats have already been sold. For more info and booking contact John Oliver johne.oliver22@gmail.com or tel: 01303 251403


Grace Hill

It looks as if the time is nigh for the demolition of the old school canteen in Grace Hill.


HGS Grace Hill

RIP Phil Edbrooke HGS 1991-98

Sad start to 2016  http://www.kmhis.nhs.uk/the-buzz/news/announcement-phil-edbrooke-childs/



Phil Edbrooke

Harvey old boy has latest book published

Old boy and former Deputy Head Boy James Sale (HGS 1964-71) has just had his latest book published.
Mapping Motivation – Unlocking the Key to Employee Energy and Engagement is out on 28 Jan. followed by a launch in February. In the meantime there is a 35% discount for pre-orders by 31 Dec. 2015 through Gower Publishing use the code use discount code G15JXH35. More info http://bit.ly/sct-motivationbook.
As well as his work on motivation, James is also a published poet.

What is motivation, and why do we need it? This book tackles these questions as well as introducing core concepts on how motivation relates to fundamental issues such as performance and productivity, and its role in a number of key management functions: team building, performance appraisal, leadersh…

Late tickets for Annual Dinner….

There is some late ticket availability for the Old Harveians Dinner this Saturday night 05 Dec. Venue to School Hall from 7pm. Arrive earlier and tour the school including the new teaching block and the old gym (possibly your last chance to see this legendary building). Meet old friends and staff. Contact Phil Harding urgently phil@ksfa.freeserve.co.uk or mob 07850 154827



Ronnie Aldrich Centenary Concert

Two years ago the RAF Squadronaires gave a concert at the Harvey. The evening was such a success that the Squadronaires asked if they could return to the Harvey in 2016 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of their old Harveian founder, Ronnie Aldrich. The Centenary Concert is on 23 April and tickets are now available from John Oliver tel: 01303 25140301303 251403 or e-mail johne.oliver22@gmail.com


Annual Dinner 05 Dec – updated attendees list….

Old Harveians Dinner – latest Attendees List:

Bill Caudwell – ex-staff (03-13)
Simon Goodfellow – staff (94- )
Phil Harding – ex-staff (79-12)
John Herbert – ex-staff (59-89)
Martin Hydes – ex-staff (86-11)
Scott Norman (old boy 85-92, current Headmaster)
Pauline Pritchard – ex-staff (89-10)
Nigel ‘NAT’ Thomas – ex-staff (61-92)
Dick Young – ex-staff (62-95)

Old Boys;

Roy Adams (67-72)

Andy Allon (76-81)

John Aspin (53-60)

John Batten (52-59)

Michael Bedford (39-46)

Stuart Busby (80-87)

Matt Cary (00-07

John Challis (59-66)

Matt Cinelli (93-00)

Arnold Cornish (45-50)

John Dennis (Chairman of Governors)

Jeffery Develin (50-56)

Richard Dodds (83-90)

Frank Easton (44-52)

Robin Eyers (50-56)

Daniel Falvey (03-10)

Bill Floydd (48-49)

Peter Gavin (40-43

Trevor Greening (ex-Governor)

John Greening (69-76)

David Harrison (59-60)

Mark Harrison (69-74)

Ivor Hopper (45-52)

Peter Imbert (44-49)

James Johnson (03-10)

Barry Knight (75-82)

Colin Manning (52-54)

Paul Markland (62-69)

Brian Michell (45-48)

John Oliver (47-53)

Cyril Orchard (41-47 1971)

Simon Philpott (74-81)

Jim Radford (60-65)

Keith Radford (52-54)

Peter Russell (45-50)

Henry Shackleton (34-40)

John Smith (46-53)

Phil Talbot (58-62)

Martin Taylor-Smith (64-71)

Mark Towse (95-03)

David Turnbull (78-84)

Alec Vincent (49-54)

Chris Wells (55-60)

Chris White (93-00)

Derek Wood (45-51)

Dick Young – ex-staff (62-95)

Don Young (50-52)

Only 3 weeks to go and places are going fast. Catch up with old friends and teachers. Arrive early and tour the School including the new teaching block opened earlier this autumn. Final booking date 30 Nov.

Menu and Booking Form click here…DINNER NOTICE DEC 2015