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Walhampton 1954 Staff

Celebrate Mr Marcus Ladell's 98th Birthday More...

Jonny Timms looks back on his first two extraordinary terms at Walhampton with warmth and pride for the whole school com… More...

Celebrating our energetic, busy, smiling, kind deputy head as he moves on to pastures new. More...

Walhampton's creativity shone through as usual in spite of Covid restrictions. Theatrical and musical performances playe… More...

Our Class of 2021 share some of their memories about their time at Walhampton... More...

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

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

Celebrating our energetic, busy, smiling, kind deputy head as he moves on to pastures new. More...

The story of the Founding of Hordle House written by Peter Whately-Smith More...

Colin gives us a picture of life in Western Australia and the novelty of living in a City! More...

Our Class of 2021 share some of their memories about their time at Walhampton... More...

The Whately-Smith family visited France to learn more about Andy Whately-Smith, whose stor More...

Jonny Timms looks back on his first two extraordinary terms at Walhampton with warmth and More...

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SCHOOL NEWS

Whole school assembly...socially distanced in bubbles

Jonny Timms looks back on his first two extraordinary terms at Walhampton with warmth and pride for the whole school community. More...

Mike Stanley at his last Founder's Day - July 2021

Celebrating our energetic, busy, smiling, kind deputy head as he moves on to pastures new. More...

Class of 2021

Our Class of 2021 share some of their memories about their time at Walhampton... More...

INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI

Colin and his wife Susan on Mount Wellington during cruise to Tasmania

Colin gives us a picture of life in Western Australia and the novelty of living in a City! More...

Soulmates - Paul and Maggie Woodward

Living in the USA, the Woodwards are 'comfortably glued together' and away from Covid... More...

Jack Clode on a cycling adventure

From investigative research to the joys of home learning - how life has changed for Jack in the last 2 years! More...

SCHOOL ON FILM

Alice in Wonderland 2021

Walhampton's creativity shone through as usual in spite of Covid restrictions. Theatrical and musical performances played on, were recorded and sent h… More...

Children 'together' in online lessons

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

Titus Mills with Summer and Ochre

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

BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Slipper Camps luxury retreat in Kent

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

Ocean Brothers Greg and Jude

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

ALUMNI NEWSLETTERS

Riding through a field of buttercups

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 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 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

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

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

Sumptuous cakes at Walhampton events

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

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

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

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

Jos with his wife, their son and daughter-in-law and grandsonss

A warming trip down memory lane...through the glade and round the lakes, for Jos and his family. More...

1953 Coronation print by Ralph Montagu

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

HORDLE HOUSE 1926-1997

Hordle House 1st XI Cricket – 1959

Peter Mackenzie-Smith, HH 1954-59, gives us a glimpse of life at Hordle House in the 1950s More...

Lucy and Mrs Hedger reunited!

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

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...

OLD WALHAMPTONIANS - 1970s

Jon Bentley, Chris S

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

Visiting weekend circa 1973

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

Swings and School

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

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!

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

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'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

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

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

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

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!

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

REMINISCENCES

Winter 1962/3 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

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

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

ALUMNI NEWS

Walhampton 1954 Staff

Celebrate Mr Marcus Ladell's 98th Birthday More...

LCO playing in collaboration from their homes

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

Alli Sheppard at Mull

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

FUTURE EVENTS

Heads of School reading the Welcome Poem

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

THROUGH THE DECADES

Shield presented to the school for their fundraising efforts

Dennis Dunlop inspired the Walhampton boys to fundraise for several WWF campaigns over his time at the school. Guy Fancourt and Ralph Montagu recall t… More...

Hordle House Cricket Team

Jon gives us a detailed insight of Hordle House: latin, greek, cricket against Walhampton and New Forest picnics.... More...

Homemade rafting on the lake

We catch up with Jeff (W 1958-62) on life in the US and he shares a rare glimpse of Walhampton in the 1950s More...

OBITUARY

Caroline Arnott

Fond reflections on the former Matron who worked at Walhampton in the 1970s-1990s More...

Chris and Anne at the September 2015 Alumni Reunion

Former Walhampton staff gather their thoughts to pay tribute to their warm and witty friend, Chris Parker. More...

Mrs Robinson at an Alumni Event

Fondly remembering Mrs Robinson, founder of Walhampton Pre-Prep More...

WEDDINGS

Mr and Mrs Thomas on their happy day

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

John and Joy Elphinstone with Milly and Paul 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

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

CAREER SUCCESS

Jenny Allan

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

Susie Sheldon

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!

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

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

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