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OT Death Notices in 2019

You are warmly welcomed to leave a message below, share your memories, and celebrate the life of Old Tonbridgians we sadly lost in 2019 More...

OT Death Notices in 2018

You are warmly welcomed to leave a message below, share your memories, and celebrate the life of Old Tonbridgians we sadly lost in 2018. More...

Arts & Culture

The OT Reading List 2018

Discover the latest releases from the world of OT literature More...

How I Survived SAS: Who Dares Wins

James Gwinnett (WW 97-02) on tackling the ultimate test of endurance More...

Miles Jupp on becoming David Tomlinson

Comedian Miles Jupp on becoming David Tomlinson (Sc 31-35) in biographical stage comedy, The Life I Lead More...

Remembering Harold Gilman

Apollo Magazine looks at the life of 'Camden Town Group' artist, Harold Gilman (HS 90-91) on the centenary of his death More...

Sir Tim Waterstone: 'Rarely does your first love make you your fortune'

Sir Tim Waterstone (JH 52-57) explains how his success proved the cultural health of the country in March's The Big Issu… More...

Sports

Will Furlong competes at Badminton Horse Trials

Will Furlong (HS 08-13) rides Cross Country at the Badminton Horse Trials 2019 More...

Russ Webb joins Hong Kong Sevens Squad

Russ Webb (FH 07-12), is among three players who made their Hong Kong Sevens debut last year to re-join the squad in 201… More...

OTs reconnect in Barbados for Test Match

Five OTs watch Test Match from West Indies Cricket Board Box More...

Zak Crawley: "I have always thought 99 is as good as 100"

Kent are back in Division One of the Championship after an eight-year absence and Zack Crawley (WH 11-16) is relishing t… More...

Will Furlong competes at Badminton Horse Trials

Will Furlong (HS 08-13) rides Cross Country at the Badminton Horse Trials 2019 More...

Science & Technology

Professor John Rodenburg awarded one of academia’s greatest honours

John Rodenburg (FH 73 - 78) elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his work in microscopic imaging More...

Tonbridge's Scientists: Jeremy Tullett

OTs answer: What can I do with my science degree? More...

Tonbridge's Scientists: Ronald Creasy

OTs answer: What can I do with my science degree? More...

Tonbridge's Scientists: Jeffrey Poon

OTs answer: What can I do with my science degree? More...

Tonbridge's Scientists: Deryck Chan

OTs answer: What can I do with my science degree? More...

History & Politics

The Last 10 Fallen: 2nd Lieutenant S E Booth

Killed in a flying accident in Ossoigne, France, aged 23 More...

The Last 10 Fallen: 2nd Lieutenant D Campbell

Died, aged 40, of influenza and bronchopneumonia contracted on Active Service in Rouen, France More...

The Last 10 Fallen: Captain H R Harris

​​​​​​​Died aged 31 on his way home from Salonika, after being taken ill with influenza and pneumonia More...

The Last 10 Fallen: Captain H J L Willink

Died aged 34 of septic poisoning from wounds received at Famars, France More...

The Last 10 Fallen: 2nd Lieutenant S E Booth

Killed in a flying accident in Ossoigne, France, aged 23 More...

Business & Finance

OT Entrepreneurs: 'Soft skills' spell success

Andrew Langdale (JH 78-82) and Toby McBride (SH 08-13) hold talk on entrepreneurship at Tonbridge School More...

Double Listing for Theo Saville on Forbes' 30 Under 30 List

Theo Saville (HS 08-10) has been named on Forbes' 2019 '30 Under 30' list for Europe under two categories: 'Big Money' a… More...

Ben Jeffries Nominated in Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Ben Jeffries (SH 09-14) receives nomination for his role in founding the online platform, Influencer. Source: The Time… More...

Lifestyle

Ross Edmondson takes on aerial round-the-world challenge

Ross Edmondson (CH 97-02) takes on 40,000-mile flight in support of African Promise More...

Shutter Speed

Neill Bruce (PH 56-60) on how he came to have a career photographing luxury cars More...

A Life of Exploration

Anthony Osmond-Evans (Sc 56-61) on a life well-lived More...

The Art of Beer

Jonathan Downing (FH 76-80) on becoming Canada's leading Brewmaster More...

Explore England's Vineyards by Bike

OT toasts the success of award-winning English vineyards by creating luxury, guided cycling tours More...

From the Chalkface

Paid Internship opportunity with Kent Academies Network

Applications now open for The Kent Academies Network mentoring scheme More...

Meet our new Headmaster

Find out about our new Headmaster and his vision for the school More...

Step inside the Barton Science Centre

Step inside our new state-of-the-art facilities More...

From the Chalkface: Phil Deakin

Head of Physics, Phil Deakin, on academic enrichment at Tonbridge School More...

OT Entrepreneurs: 'Soft skills' spell success

Andrew Langdale (JH 78-82) and Toby McBride (SH 08-13) hold talk on entrepreneurship at Tonbridge School More...

Events & Reunions

OT Summer Drinks 2019

View an album of photos More...

Singapore Drinks Reception 2019

Singapore community meets James Priory in April More...

Hong Kong Drinks Reception 2019

Hong Kong community meets James Priory in April More...

Desert Island Discs

Will Biddle's Essential Playlist

Listen to Will Biddle (PH 76-81)'s Desert Island Disks, featuring Bob Marley and The Wailers, The Doors and Van Morrison. More...

The Lord Lisvane's Essential Playlist

Featuring Elgar, Parry and... Test Match Special More...

Then & Now

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Hill Side - 1980s & Now

From Football to Facilities, Technology to Tradition, a lot has changed at Tonbridge since the 80’s. In this series, we bring together Heads of Hous… More...

Publications

OT Magazine 2019

Download and read our new-look OT Magazine More...

2018 Impact Report

Download and read our latest Impact Report More...

The President's Welcome

Welcome from the OTS President 2018-19 More...

Deaths & Obituaries

TOWNEND, James Barrie Stanley, QC

You are warmly welcomed to leave a message below, share your memories, and celebrate the life of James Townend, who we sadly lost in 2018. More...

THOMSON, Stephen William

You are warmly welcomed to leave a message below, share your memories, and celebrate the life of Stephen Thomson, who we sadly lost in 2015. More...

TAPSELL, Sir Peter Hannay Bailey

You are warmly welcomed to leave a message below, share your memories, and celebrate the life of Sir Peter Tapsell, who we sadly lost in 2018. More...

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