Reverend Dr Philip McConnell celebrates the life of one of our brightest lights and announces a special memorial to be held 13 March 2021.
During COVID19, RHS alumni have taken the values of service and loyalty out into the world and back into the School.
At the current time we are unable to welcome large numbers back to RHS including RHS Remembrance Weekend.
In 2004, Steve Wylie came across some old family documents concerning a distant relative named George William Eastland from the 1800s. These comprised of some letters from his voyages, ship's discharge letters and reference letters. A few other formal documents, a Greenwich Hospital School Certificate dated 1854, and a single photograph.
Former pupil Madison Claridge graduated from the Academy of Contemporary Music in November 2019 with 1st Class Honours. Up until lockdown, he was touring America and the UK with a band called Single By Sunday.
RHS pupils who took the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport achieved outstanding results with 3 Distinction*s, 6 Distinctions and 4 Merits. This qualification is the equivalent of an A Level with a Distinction on a par with an A grade.
Career Musician, Fred Felgate joined RHS from Holmwood House and finished this year with an A* in Music Technology, an A in Music and a B in English. He is taking a year out to build some funds as he hopes to go to Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA to study music.
Helena joined the Royal Hospital School for her Sixth Form education from Colchester County High School for Girls. She chose History, Classical Civilisation and Music as her A Level subjects and has been awarded an AA*A* respectively.
Charlie is one of 8 former pupils of Holbrook Primary to receive A Level results and he joins 7 others who start at Durham University this year.
Sam gained an impressive A*A*AB in Music, Maths, Economics and Further Maths which has secured his place at the University of Bristol to study Economics and Econometrics.
Lily studied Geography, Psychology and Art at A Level and was awarded straight A grades. She now goes on to follow her dream as she joins the University of Surrey to study Midwifery.
Henry Alabone, from Ipswich, had already secured an A* in his Maths A Level examination last year, and he has added A grades in Further Maths, Physics and Economics enabling him to take up a place at Durham University to study Maths and Economics.
Alex joined RHS in Year 7 from East Bergholt Primary School and has certainly made the most of his time at the Royal Hospital School getting involved in a wide range of co-curricular activities alongside achieving some excellent A level grades that have secured his place at Durham University.
Head of School and Academic and Sports Scholar, Charlotte Stenning, was awarded an A* in History, A* in Latin and A in Maths together with an A* in her Extended Project Qualification on the Atlantic slave trade.