Category Archives: News

We’ve had a new committee since Sept 2015 Committee Staff We aim to interact with our old Boars boys to have fun and reunite as many familiar faces as we can. We still want to hear your feedback or suggestions about how we can help you and improve our support for you. Please contact media[at]oldburwoodianassociation.co.uk to tell us what you want from BIT and what type of reunions you want us to organise. We would love to hear from you!

I have just had very surprising information from the Surrey History Centre.  The government passed a new law 3 years ago which apparently makes school archives closed FOR 100 YEARS !  This is, it seems, because of privacy laws. So I am sorry to say that the new archive disc that I have nearly finished preparing cannot be sold. It does seem that people can go to the Centre to research the Archive, but I am not clear about how much can and cannot be seen. I have spoken with a man from the Centre and will go to see him for a long discussion (probably after Christmas) to get a clear picture of what is and is not allowed.  I suppose I can remove some items ( such as the Accession Register, it seems !!!) and the rest can probably be sold on a disc. This was a complete…

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We are pleased to release the new OBA videos web pages on our OBA website. Videos to be put on website every 3 months for the website readers whether members or non members can access to look at videos up to October 2015 15th April 2014 – Videos: 1, 2, 3 1956 Burwood Park School Sport 1956 Burwood Park School Sport – Cont’d 1957 Burwood Park School Sports 15th July 2014 – Videos: 4, 5, 7 1958 Trip to Austria Football 1970 Day in the life of the school 15th October 2014 – Videos: 8, 9, 10 1971 Boat Project 1972 Bantams at Burwood 1970 Table Manners 15th January 2015 – Videos: 11, 12, 13 1976 Mr Wood Retires 1980 To France Scouts Camping 15th April 2015  – Videos: 14, 15, 16 Sports Day Coventry Cathedral Mr Avery 15th July 2015  – Videos: 17, 18, 19 Mr Dobbs and the tree Visiting Mr Cox The Boar Weekly 15th October 2015 – Videos: 20,…

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Issue No’s  – Date Release  – Deadline for reports 34: April 1st 2014 35: August 1st 2014 – July 10th 2014 36: December 1st 2014  – November 8th 2014 37: March 1st 2015 – February 8th 2015 ( also Details about Bristol Reunion ) 38: June 1st 2015 – May 11th 2015 ( also Details about Bristol Reunion ) 39: September 1st 2015 – August 10th 2015 ( with Bristol Reunion tickets and info) 40: December 1st 2015 – November 9th 2015 ( Full Report on Bristol Reunion )

BiT issues to be put on website every 3 months for the website readers whether members or non members can access to read BiTs up to September 2016 * PDF Files downloads: http://www.oldburwoodianassociation.co.uk/bit-newsletter March 2013 Bit Issues 3 & 4 June 2013 Bit Issues 5 & 6 September 2013 Bit Issues 7 & 8 December 2013 Bit Issues 9 & 10 March 2014 Bit Issues 11 & 12 June 2014 Bit Issues 13 & 14 September 2014 Bit Issues 15 & 16 December 2014 Bit Issues 17, 17a & 18 March 2015 Bit Issues 19 & 20 June 2015 Bit Issues 21 & 22 September 2015 Bit Issues 23 & 24 December 2015 Bit Issues 25 & 26 March 2016 Bit Issues 27 & 28 June 2016 Bit Issues 29 & 30 September 2016 Bit Issues 31 & 32 December 2016 Bit Issues 33 & 34

We’ve decided to release our two history of BIT Newsletters every 3 months. BIT Newsletters No 1 and 2 has released on our web page: http://www.oldburwoodianassociation.co.uk/bit-newsletter Enjoy it  

The BiT magazine will now be published twice a year, one in December and other in June instead of September and March. It will be between 10 – 12 pages per BiT. Colin Sayer is no longer of BiT Editor so Michael Towler and Ron Gibbins takes over till the Grand Reunion 2015. Just to remind members need to renew their membership (£10) but the next BiT will go to the member of OBA unless you become a new member. Membership is from October 1st 2011 till Sept 30th 2016 See Member List 2012

The school film, made by Michael Chawner and Alan Loft  WILL feature in “The Way we were” on ITV I think between 5 and 6 o’clock on Sunday evening. Michael is interviewed about the film. in the programme, but this is all only a part of the whole hour’s programme.

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