After lockdown halted its face-to-face events programme back in March 2020, The Pocklington School Foundation Careers & Business Network took to Zoom recently to hold its first virtual event.
Old Pocklingtonians and teaching staff zoomed in for virtual Christmas Drinks with OP and Pocklington School teacher Trevor Loten (70-80) ahead of his retirement next summer after an incredible 35 years of service.
An OP has set up the New Beginnings Peer Support Charity to support women survivors of abuse and their children.
OP and Pocklington School parent launch a forest school business offering tailormade forest school sessions to Primary Schools and Early Years Education providers in the Yorkshire region.
The Old Pocklingtonian Association elects a new OP President
The Head of Learning for Life at Oundle School, has launched a new weekly, free-to-acess web series, The Exchange, which explores issues facing young people in a direct, engaging and informative way.
The long awaited biography of OP Sir Tom Stoppard (51-54),acclaimed playwright and leading voice in British theatre, was published this month, entitled Tom Stoppard: A life and written by Hermione Lee.
OP Ben McNamara makes a good impression on the pitch, scoring a try in his debut appearance for Hull FC first-team.
A record number of OPs achieve First Class Honours in a diverse range of subjects.
OP Jodie Hill, the Leeds-based employment lawyer, is delighted to have been appointed by the Law Society to sit as a member of its Employment Law Committee.
OP has successfully gained a place to study computer science at a US university
OP Tom Kay recently brought his Birdsong stage role to online screen in a special adaptation filmed to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
Following the killing of George Floyd and the ensuing global protests, we at Pocklington School are issuing a statement that rejects racism in all forms, reflects on what we have done so far and looks to the future as to how we will do more.
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.