Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Friday, 18 July 2014

OLd Purleians CC vs Damerham CC - mentioned in paper

Arthur Jewitt and Bill Patterson would be pleased and amazed to know that several Old Boys are still playing regular cricket some 50 years after attending the school. Regular actually means once a decade. It is good to see the note in the paper attached.

 

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Derek Akers speech reunion 2014

Derek Akers speaks at the Reunion June 2014 - at nearly 90 he still has clear memories of the School.

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Purley Boys - Coulsdon College Tour - The dance studio

Purley Boys - Coulsdon College Tour 


The dance studio


Saturday, 5 July 2014

Coulsdon College Tour - the Artroom and view over the school field.

Imac suites - the Artroom and view over the school field.

Friday, 4 July 2014

News on Old Boy Peter Humphrey from the BBC

click the photo to see it full size.


Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Purley Boys - Coulsdon College Video Tours

The memorial to RAF pilot outside the old metalwork shop and gym - A World War Two fighter pilot shot down over a Coulsdon school while battling to save a comrade has been honoured in a memorial to mark Remembrance Day.
Caesar Hull, 26, died when his Hurricane plane crashed into Purley Boys' School - now Coulsdon College - as he led his squadron on an attack on German bombers on September 7, 1940.
Mr Hull, who was promoted to leader of the RAF's No. 43 Squadron at the age of just 24, died as he fought bravely to save his friend Dicky Reynell from the fire of Luftwaffe fighter planes escorting Do17 bombers to attack London.
Mr Reynell also died in the mission. 

Fas et Patria

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