Past Events

OPs meet in Manchester

The inaugural OP Manchester Drinks held at The Gas Works Brew Bar on Tuesday 3 March attracted a good crowd of over 20 OPs and staff with leavers ranging from 1958 to 2019.

2020 Newcastle Drinks
A bumper number of OPs came along to this year’s OP Newcastle drinks event! 
OPs triumph in annual ‘Town v Gown’ Boxing Day Rugby

The annual 'Town v Gown' rugby game produced an entertaining encounter that saw the teams all square at the break before the Old Pocklingtonians pulled away in the second half to retain the Bottomley Trophy by 29-46.

OP Summer Reunion 2019
The annual OP Summer Reunion on Sunday 23 June 2019 became a whole weekend of reunions with individual reunions for the ’69, ’79, ’99 and ’09 leavers.
OP Cricket 2019
As a pleasant change to the usual format, the school and OPs embarked on a "test match" format for the annual OP match on Sunday 23 June 2019
Pocklingtonian Golf Day 2019
After a strong start and a consistent back nine, the ‘Awesome Foursome’ team of Pocklington School staff were this year’s winners of the Tom Nash President’s Cup at the annual Pocklingtonian Golf Day at The Oaks Golf Club on Friday 7 June 2019. 
OPs at Pock 7s are a big hit!
The two OP teams entered into this year’s Pock 7s both had a successful day with the Old Pocklingtonians getting to the Plate final and the OP Dragons reaching the quarter-finals of the main competition.
OP Hockey and Netball 2019

After last year's 'beast from the east' the annual OP hockey fixtures went ahead as planned with an  extra feature - the inaugural OP netball match.

OPs reunite in Leeds
OPs enjoy an informal get together in Leeds, along with the OP President, Pocklington School Headmaster and current staff.
OP Newcastle Drinks 2019
The Northern Counties Club was the venue once again for this year’s OP Newcastle drinks, held on Tuesday 29 January 2019.
OP London Black Tie Dinner 2018
The spectacular Athenaeum Club in Pall Mall was the setting for this year’s OP London black tie dinner on Friday 23 November 2018. 
Dinosaur Club Luncheon 2018
The ‘Dinosaurs’ Luncheon took place on Thursday 27 September 2018 at The Bridge Hotel in Walshford near Wetherby. Over 40 guests gathered for this biennial event, including OPs and their spouses and partners, former and current teaching staff and Headmaster, Mark Ronan.
Pixies Tour 2018
The Pixies have had an incredible season and have remained unbeaten in all their completed games. 2018 has seen a mix of old faces and new with many first caps awarded to Pocklington School pupils.
OP Summer Reunion 2018
With blue skies and wall to wall sunshine, the weather could not have been better for this year’s OP Summer Reunion which took place on Sunday 1 July 2018. 
7th Annual Pocklingtonian Golf Day
Only three points separated the top three teams in this year's Pocklingtonian Golf Day held at The Oaks Golf Club on Friday 8 June 2018.
Focus on entrepreneurship at Pocklington School's latest Careers &  Business Network event in London
The Pocklington School Foundation (PSF) Careers & Business Network held its latest event in London recently, with the focus for the evening on entrepreneurship and business leadership.  The guest speaker for the event was Old Pockingtonian James Sweeting (81-88),  Director of award winning coffee roasting company Lincoln & York Ltd and the UK’s acclaimed ‘best snack brand’ Pipers Crisps. 

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