Martin Lake and Alan Baker (CHSB 1956-1963) Revised

From Michael Whittaker May 2019 on the OC Facebook wall Coming recently to the Old Cicestrians web site, I read with interest and painful memory of the sad case of Martin Lake and Alan Baker. Moving to North Bersted in summer 1955 I went to the local primary school for one year. A school with only some 125 pupils and …

Christmas Lunch 2020

Our annual Christmas Lunch is planned for Saturday 5th December. The event will be subject, of course, to Covid-19 restrictions.

Summer Trip to Jersey

Please see the report by Alan Green and John Child of the latest “travel” Old Cicestrian Summer Trip to Jersey. Our small group was blessed with excellent warm weather, a good hotel & food, and enjoyed visiting some of the features of this Island. Geoff Wills, the local resident, and John Child superbly organised the trip, for which the tour …

Peter Quilter CHSB 1946-51

  I have just received news that a contemporary of mine, Peter Quilter, passed away a few days ago at the beginning of August. He lived in Bognor for practically all his life, with the exception of two years of National Service at RAF Steamer Point in Aden, and also a short spell in Australia. He married Beverly (nee) Picot, …

Derrick Gordon Cole

Hi, my late Father Mr Derrick Gordon Cole attended this school from 1939 & stayed at 2 Wenbans cottage in Wenbans lane Wadhurst. I’m researching his childhood & would love to see any old photos of his school days. Any information would be greatly received.   Kind regards, Sue Gadsdon ( Daughter)   If anyone has any information please send …

Paul Baker, Richard Spiridion and Laurence Whiting

l am trying to find out what became of these old boys. l know that they were certainly attending the school in 1970. All l know is that l think Laurence Whiting died at quite a young age. Richard Spiridion was in London for a short while. As for Paul Baker, l think he was rather cruelly teased because he …

Colin Hayward (CHSB 1944 -1949)

I have the sad duty of reporting the death of our friend Colin Hayward, a “Chi High” pupil from 1944 to 1949. Colin was a native of Littlehampton, and worked for the greater part of his life as a Public Health Inspector – first for Worthing Borough Council and later for Adur District Council. Colin passed away very, very peacefully …