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Find out more about the famous Hurst tradition of the Boars Head Feast. More...

It is now one hundred years since the pavilion was built on the North Field. Opened on 23 July 1921, it is one of the memorials to the 108 boys and ma… More...

We take time to share memories and celebrate the life of Old Johnians and members of the Hurst community who sadly passed over the period of 2014-2020… More...

Liz joined Hurst in 1995 as Matron of Red Cross and has helped to look after over 500 boys. Listen to Liz in this special edition recording for the Ar… More...

'The Archives thanks Peter Mellor (Fleur de Lys 1958-1963) for his article on the special 'Hurstpierpoint' Southern Region Schools Locomotive. More...

RSM Saunders appears to be giving the CO Captain "Bum" Bailey a salute

Photograph submitted by OJ Peter Mellor of a non-uniformed CCF parade in the 1960s. More...

The cast from "A Winter's Tale" June 1959

Take a look at the cast of "A Winter's Tale" in 1959 submitted by OJ Peter Mellor. More...

A photograph submitted by OJ Peter Mellor of Fleur House in 1962 with housemaster John Peters. More...

View of Buttery at Tea-time with Dining Hall beyond

Submitted by OJ Peter Mellor, read about 'The Buttery' a staple of Hurst meal times in 1963. More...

A collection of Seniors on Danny

Take a look at photographs taken by OJ Peter Mellor from Hurst Ascension Day 1963. More...

Ascension Day is an annual Hurst tradition dating back to the 1850s. Read more about its history as the Archives reflect on its beginnings. More...

In this week of official mourning for the death of the Duke of Edinburgh the College Archives has looked back at a day in another summer term when Pri… More...

A Sunday at Court!

Take a look at the school 'Courts' described and photographed by OJ Peter Mellor. More...

Fire-Engines and boys at the Crypt Fire

Read OJ Peter Mellor's memories of the 1962 Fire at the Crypt including his own photograph of the event! More...

Part of the winning choir.

Taking the journey with the choir to win the National School Choir Competition in 1983 More...

"Pragger', 'Rooker' & 'Shell' are along some of the most common 'slang' words used at Hurst. Do you remember any more? More...

1949 Match Tea including George Hill (Chevron- 1951) & Robert Bury. More...

Follow the twitter campaign linked with the School Archivists' and Records Association (SARA). You can find archived photos of the school or get invol… More...

Posted by John Bettridge (Staff 1973-2011) More...

Credit: Peter Mellor

Peter Mellor shows his photograph of the Fleur de Lys House bathroom facilities circa 1962. More...

Credit: Peter Mellor

Peter Mellor shares 1960s photographs of the newly opened study block. More...

Peter Mellor shares a photograph of The Senior Dayroom Fleur de Lys circa 1961. More...

Posted By Roger Goodacre (Red Cross 1962-1968) More...

Credit: Peter Mellor

Peter Mellor shares a photograph of the Fleur de Lys Senior Dormitory in 1961 (20 beds). More...

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