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LCO playing in collaboration from their homes

Anthony Inglis (Howard-Williams) pays tribute to the NHS

Leading the London Concert Orchestra, the former Hordelian thanks essential medical staff across the globe. More...

Isobella K receiving her prize
Farewell to the Class of 2020

Neither COVID nor rain storms were able to prevent us from saying Farewell to our wonderful Year 8s More...

Paul Woodward - June 2020
Paul Woodward (W 1958-1963), doting grandpa in Texas

Paul lives in Texas having dedicated his life to the Oil and Gas industry around the world... More...

Back at School!
Escape from Lockdown!

Walhampton pupils are delighted to be back with their friends and playing in 'pods' More...

Titus Mills with Summer and Ochre
Easter wishes from Mr Mills

A special message from our headmaster to the Walhampton families. More...

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The new first family of Walhampton, January 2021
New Headmaster appointed

Walhampton announces Jonathan Timms will be the new headmaster from January 2021. More...

Portrait painting by Jack Ford
Jack Ford (HW 1997-2001) Portrait painter

Traditional portrait artist, Jack Ford, is back from his extensive studies in Florence and open to commissions. More...

Titus Mills with Summer and Ochre
Easter wishes from Mr Mills

A special message from our headmaster to the Walhampton families. More...

Paul Woodward - June 2020
Paul Woodward (W 1958-1963), doting grandpa in Texas

Paul lives in Texas having dedicated his life to the Oil and Gas industry around the world... More...

LCO playing in collaboration from their homes
Anthony Inglis (Howard-Williams) pays tribute to the NHS

Leading the London Concert Orchestra, the former Hordelian thanks essential medical staff across the globe. More...

Isobella K receiving her prize
Farewell to the Class of 2020

Neither COVID nor rain storms were able to prevent us from saying Farewell to our wonderful Year 8s More...

Founder's Day 1986
Find a Friend - 1980s

Pupils of the 1980s - we're looking for you! Please take a look through the names of your friends and ask those who are … More...

London Alumni Reunion 2018
London Alumni Reunion 2018 - Cavalry & Guards Club

Walhampton, Hordle Walhampton and Hordle House alumni gather for a sociable soiree in London More...

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SCHOOL NEWS

Isobella K receiving her prize
Farewell to the Class of 2020

Neither COVID nor rain storms were able to prevent us from saying Farewell to our wonderful Year 8s More...

Back at School!
Escape from Lockdown!

Walhampton pupils are delighted to be back with their friends and playing in 'pods' More...

The new first family of Walhampton, January 2021
New Headmaster appointed

Walhampton announces Jonathan Timms will be the new headmaster from January 2021. More...

INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI

Paul Woodward - June 2020
Paul Woodward (W 1958-1963), doting grandpa in Texas

Paul lives in Texas having dedicated his life to the Oil and Gas industry around the world... More...

Giles and his wife of 25 years on their anniversary
Giles Yarde-Leavett (HH 1970-1975) lives in South Africa

Congratulations to Giles and his wife who have just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary! More...

Tanya and family in sunny Spain
Tanya Money (HH 1988-1990) runs a law firm in Marbella

Happily living in Spain with her boys, Tanya looks back at her time at Hordle with great fondness. More...

SCHOOL ON FILM

Children 'together' in online lessons
Home Learning - All in this together film

Lockdown April 2020 - teachers and pupils working from home but staying connected More...

Titus Mills with Summer and Ochre
Easter wishes from Mr Mills

A special message from our headmaster to the Walhampton families. More...

1950s boys balance
2018 September 70th Anniversary of Walhampton

Take a look at our film featuring alumni discussing their time at school from 1948 to date. More...

BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Slipper Camps luxury retreat in Kent
Laura Wade (W 1972-1977), starts up new Ladies Retreats business

Laura Jardine (Wade) shares her journey leading up to the launch of her new business 'Slipper Camps'... More...

Ocean Brothers Greg and Jude
Ocean Brothers - Greg Bailey (W 2000-2003)

Brothers Greg and Jude plan to row across the Atlantic next year to raise thousands of pounds for skin cancer research - watch their video to find out… More...

Elegant outdoor dining
Victoria Warrender (Henley), Walhampton 1987-1992, Teakunique

Victoria runs the beautiful teak outdoor furniture business, Teakunique, take a peak at her collections... More...

ALUMNI NEWSLETTERS

Riding through a field of buttercups
Alumni Newsletter - Summer 2018 - Issue 9

Walhampton, Hordle Walhampton and Hordle House Alumni Newsletter for former parents, pupils, staff and friends. Focusing on activity in the Summer ter… More...

Painting by Edward Burrard, 1832, cousin of Admiral Sir Harry Burrard-Neale
Alumni Newsletter - Spring 2018 - Issue 8

Alumni Newsletter for former pupils, parents, staff and friends of Walhampton, Hordle Walhampton and Hordle House schools. Detailing alumni activity f… More...

Playing in Autumn leaves
Alumni Newsletter - Winter 2017 - Issue 7

Alumni Newsletter for former pupils, parents, staff and friends of Walhampton, Hordle Walhampton and Hordle House schools. Detailing alumni activity f… More...

SUPPORTING OUR SCHOOL

40 years of running history
The Perry Dalziell Cross Country Competition - 40 years on and going strong!

We were delighted that Mr Perry and Mr Dalziell returned for the 40th anniversary of their cross country competition. More...

Archivist and Heritage Committee members
Celebrating our wonderful volunteers!

A well-deserved afternoon tea for our generous school helpers. More...

Sumptuous cakes at Walhampton events
Could you lend a helping hand?

We are looking for local volunteers to help serve teas and sell tickets at some of our special school events. More...

ALUMNI GATHERINGS

Walhampton revisited after 50 years
Reuniting after half a century!

Stefan Hildt and James Leighton, best friends from school, see each other for the first time in 50 years! More...

Pupils and families from the 1960s
1960s film night

A nostalgic, emotional and humorous evening was had by our former Walhampton pupils of the 1960s. More...

1940s and 1950s Old Boys Reunion - June 2019
1940s and 1950s Old Boys Reunion - June 2019

The joyous reunion of old friends - some of whom hadn't seen each other since they left Walhampton over 50 years ago. More...

VISITING ALUMNI

1953 Coronation print by Ralph Montagu
Ralph relives his art lessons!

Having found some beautiful printing blocks, Ralph Montagu joined the Art activity one Saturday morning. More...

Chris Elliott showing us the socks he painted with Miss Le May
Chris Elliott (W 1958-1962) celebrates his 70th birthday!

Chris Elliott returns to Walhampton with his daughter to reminisce about his time at school 60 years ago. More...

Jeff with the mural painted by the boys in 1958
Jeff Ridgway finds his childhood masterpiece!

OW 1958-1962, Jeff Ridgway, enjoyed a tour around the school and was delighted to see the mural so well preserved! More...

HORDLE HOUSE 1926-1997

Lucy and Mrs Hedger reunited!
Raising of the Mary Rose - the Musical!

Mrs Hedger (HH music teacher) and former pupil Lucy Nicholson recently relived the highlights of the Mary Rose musical performed in 1984. More...

Michael Barnham shares his school time memories

From chasing butterflies, to eating bowls of dripping and early morning dips in the sea, Mike gives an account of his years as a boarder at Hordle Hou… More...

Howard and Ian talking to our photographer at the last reunion event
The Angus Brothers - Hordle's Young Tennis Champions!

Ian and Howard Angus were budding tennis stars in their youth - we caught up with them at our Hordle House reunion. More...

OLD WALHAMPTONIANS - 1970s

Jon Bentley, Chris S
OW 1970s - A-B

Details of OW (surnames starting A-B) as previously featured on the Old Walhamptonians website More...

Visiting weekend circa 1973
OW 1970s - C-F

Details of OW (surnames starting C-F) as previously featured on the Old Walhamptonians website More...

Swings and School
OW 1970s - G-K

Details of OW (surnames starting G-K) as previously featured on the Old Walhamptonians website More...

NOW & THEN

Robert Dalziell and Clive Perry - founders of the cross country competition
The Return of Perry and Dalziell

We were delighted to welcome back the founders and namesakes of our much loved cross country competition. More...

Striking the same pose - Saleem now and then!
An Unforgettable French Trip - Expeditions Week 1974

At our recent alumni reunion in London, Saleem Shamesh spotted himself in a school trip photo - read his account of that expedition through France. More...

Mull 2016
Memories of Mull

Sleeping outside and coasteering... two Walhamptonian girls, 36 years apart, recall their experiences of going to Mull More...

REMEMBRANCE

Walhampton with Arnhem vets October 2018
Walhampton commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem

Walhampton's chapel service, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem, attracted significant interest by the media. More...

Mr and Mrs Fleming in the Garden of Remembrance
Patricia Fleming visits her family's school

The daughter of Hordelian Anthony Stanton and niece of John Stanton (on our memorial board) pays the school a visit to find out more about her relativ… More...

Captain Andy Whately-Smith
BBC News feature on compensation payments for WW2 concentration camp victims

An interesting article where reference is made to Andy Whately-Smith and Hordle House, including interview with Andy's nephew, Chris Whately-Smith More...

FUNDRAISING

Interactive learning with new Clever Touch screens
Enhanced learning with Clever Touch screens

Thanks to a very generous donation by the You family, Walhampton now has the latest in touch screen technology in every classroom. More...

Sculpture of Veteran and Children by Jane Pickance
Walhampton's Garden of Remembrance

Inspired by our close connections with WWII, we officially opened our Garden of Remembrance, accompanied by ten Arnhem veterans More...

The Walhampton Bake Off team - bearing their Christmas treats!
Festive Food Workshop

An evening of culinary discussion and delights as Chef Carl France shared his Christmas secrets More...

REMINISCENCES

Winter 1962/3 at Walhampton
The Big Freeze at Walhampton

Mr Hill recounts the winter of 1962/63 which was one of the coldest on record in the UK. More...

Judy Zipursky visiting her ancestors home
Judy Zipursky delves into her past and finds Walhampton!

From her home in Canada, Judy found that her ancestors used to live and work at Walhampton. She came over to visit and tell us more... More...

Lew Funk, Photographer to the US Air Force
WWII Walhampton Captured on Camera

Little was known about the role of Walhampton during World War II until a recent discovery by OW Peter Ellis More...

ALUMNI NEWS

LCO playing in collaboration from their homes
Anthony Inglis (Howard-Williams) pays tribute to the NHS

Leading the London Concert Orchestra, the former Hordelian thanks essential medical staff across the globe. More...

Alli Sheppard at Mull
Au revoir to Allison Sheppard

From Lymington to the Isle of Mull, Allison Sheppard has ensured that wherever we are, tummies are full! More...

At the North Face (Justin Davidson, Jack Clode, and secondary school friend Ben Ridgeon)
Justin Davidson and Jack Clode (OW 1977-1982) on their own expedition

OWs Justin, Jack and their friend Ben are on a cycling adventure! More...

FUTURE EVENTS

Heads of School reading the Welcome Poem
An Old-Fashioned Welcome

Hearts were touched as the Heads of School read a welcome poem to the alumni gathering. More...

THROUGH THE DECADES

Pony Trekking News - from 1966!

Take a look at this lovely article about the Walhampton Pony Treks More...

Swimming Summer 1967
A glimpse into 1960s Walhampton - swimming and sports

Ifor Phillips has kindly shared family footage of school swimming events and activities taken by his father in the late 1960s More...

OBITUARY

Angela with boy
Remembering Angela Rosina Delafield

The caring Miss Delafield, who looked after Walhampton boys in the 1940s and 1950s More...

Christopher Sandes
Christopher Sandes, Pupil at Walhampton, 1962-1966

The sad passing away of Christopher Sandes on his 65th birthday. More...

Dave Hurrell
Dave Hurrell, Maintenance man at Walhampton, 2000-2019

Sad news that following a long illness Dave Hurrell has passed away. More...

WEDDINGS

Mr and Mrs Thomas on their happy day
Congratulations Victoria Thomas (Rostand)!

OWs return to Walhampton to celebrate the marriage of Victoria and Milo. More...

John and Joy Elphinstone with Milly and Paul at Walhampton
Wedding celebrations at Walhampton!

Milly Elphinstone celebrates her marriage to Paul at a beautiful ceremony and reception at Walhampton... More...

Laura (Wade) and Robert Jardine at their wedding reception
Wedding bells for Walhamptonians Laura and Robert!

A momentus day in alumni history... the wedding of two former Walhampton pupils! More...

CAREER SUCCESS

Jenny Allan
Jenny Allan Design wins International Award!

OW Jenny Allan scoops an award at this year’s International Design and Architecture Awards. More...

Susie Sheldon
Susie Sheldon announced as next Lord Lieutenant

Former Walhampton governor and mum, Susie Sheldon, has been appointed Lord Lieutenant for the Isle of Wight More...

David Hill - still smiling 50 years on!
David clocks up half a century!

This year we are celebrating the career of David Hill as he marks 50 years of service to Walhampton school. More...

SCHOLARSHIPS

Lena Mills and Hattie Wheeler
Lena Mills and Hattie Wheeler

KES senior school scholarship success for two former pupils at Walhampton, now in year 9 More...

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