Remembrance Day 2018
9th November 2018
This weekend the country marks the centenary of the Armistice in 1918, which brought an end to the First World War.
We have made a short video to commemorate the Old Boys and Masters of Ermysted's who have given their lives in the service of their country. We particularly focus on some of the former pupils of our school who fought in the Great War 1914-18.
Golf review 2018
14th August 2018
It was a great season of golf for our Old Boys in 2018!
Chris Windle picked up the Hitchin Trophy in May, while the Old Boys went on to record victories against both Old Giggleswickians and the EGS team.
Read more about the Old Boys golf here – and get in touch with Chris via the contact information on the page if you’d like to play in 2019.
Old Boys v School cricket match 2018
22nd June 2018
Following a series of defeats in recent years, we can report that our Old Boys XI finally won a match of cricket against the school team this year.
Under management of James Tiffany, the Old Boys recorded a 23 run victory at Bolton Abbey Cricket Club on Friday 22nd June 2018.
See the full scorecard from the match below.
Spring 2018 newsletter
9th May 2018
Our latest fundraising and other news from the Ermysted's Old Boys' Society.
Spring 2017 newsletter
28th April 2017
Tributes to Mike Bingham and other news from the Ermysted's Old Boys' Society.
Popular teacher returns to Ermysted’s for Old Boys’ Dinner
31 October 2016
We're delighted to announce that former master William Nabarro will be the guest speaker at this year's annual Dinner.
Autumn 2016 newsletter
10th September 2016
Tributes to former Head Boy Chris Greenwood, Ermysted's gets its first Olympian, and pictures from this year's events so far.
5 September 2016
We are so incredibly sad to share the news with you of the death of former Ermysted's Head Boy Chris Greenwood.
30 April 2016
We are sorry to report the death of Ermysted's Old Boy Fred Luther, who has passed away at the aged of 82.
Spring 2016 newsletter
8th March 2016
An update on the new Sixth Form centre, the new EGS Headmaster is revealed and we look back at Chronicles from years gone by.
Plans for the scattering of Peter Clarke's ashes
20th August 2015
Old Boys are welcome to join us for the scattering of Peter Clarke's ashes and a drink afterwards on Sunday 6th September.
Golf report 2015
28th July 2015
Len Price provides an update on this year's Old Boys' golf competitions.
Old Boys v School cricket match 2015
2nd July 2015
The first cricket game between the School 1st XI and the Old Boys in several years was played at Bolton Abbey Cricket Club last Friday afternoon (26th June 2015).
Speech Day 2015
2nd July 2015
The Chairman of Governors, Tony Barrett, reflected on more government spending cuts as he set-out the challenges facing the school and governing body at this year’s Speech Day held in the Sports Hall on Tuesday 30th June.
13th March 2015
Former Headmaster David Buckroyd shares his memories of Peter 'Nuff nuff' Clarke, the long-serving Ermysted's caretaker who has died this week aged 90.
Hitchin Trophy 2015
5th March 2015
This year's Old Boys' Society golf competition takes place on Monday 11th May at Skipton Golf Club, with the Hitchin Trophy up for grabs.
Spring 2015 newsletter
27th February 2015
A report from the 2014 Old Boys' Dinner, goodbye to Simon Gregory after 20 years, and memories from life at Ermysted's in the 1970s
23rd January 2015
We are sorry to report the death of Ermysted's Old Boy Duncan McCallum, who has passed away at the aged of 71.
BBC reporter returns to Skipton for Ermysted’s event
29th November 2014
BBC political correspondent Chris Mason will be the chief guest at the annual dinner for former pupils of Skipton’s Ermysted’s Grammar School on Saturday 13th December.
21st November 2014
It is with sadness that we report the death of one of the oldest Old Boys of Ermysted's, Roger Smythe, at the age of 94.
Update from School - September 2014
15th September 2014
Here's the latest news from Ermysted's Grammar School...
Scott Thwaites wins Bronze at Commonwealth Games
3rd August 2014
Old Boy Scott Thwaites (2001-06) got a Bronze medal on the final day of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, after coming third in the cycling road race.
Summer 2014 newsletter
29th July 2014
Retiring masters, Chronicles archives and your updates
Valedictories for departing staff, Summer 2014
26th July 2014
Staff with a combined service to Ermysted’s of 116 years have left the school this summer. Stalwarts David Clough, Ian McLean and Pete Sykes have retired – between them they’ve worked at EGS for 87 years!
Michael Lee Luick
1st June 2014
An Old Boy has recently contacted the school from Germany, asking if we could supply him with copies of his school records and also if we can put him in touch with any of the Sulley family, who he stayed with while in Skipton in the early 1980s.
Geoffrey W. Naylor
11th May 2014
Former master Geoffrey Naylor has died aged 89.
Spring 2014 newsletter
2nd May 2014
Forty Years On, Wally Evans, David Jenkinson & more
40 years on event - 28th June 2014
1st May 2014
Old Boys who left Ermysted's 40 years ago or more (Years up to and including 1974) are invited to our special '40 Years On' reunion dinner, which will be held at school on Saturday 28th June 2014.
29th April 2014
It is with deep sadness that we have to report the tragic death of Matthew Stringer, who was at Ermysted's 2000-2006. He was aged just 26 and passed away on 11th April after being hit by a train near South Elmsall in West Yorkshire.
24th April 2014
Tributes have been paid to David Jenkinson, who died on 4th April 2014 aged 89. He was a pupil at Ermysted's and then a member of staff from 1953 to 1989.
10th April 2014
An Old Boy of Ermysted’s is the new Editor of Skipton-based newspaper, the Craven Herald. Andrew Hitchon, 51, returns to his roots after previous jobs in Malton and York.
2nd April 2014
It is with regret that the Old Boys’ Society informs its members of the death on 2nd April 2014 of Mr Wally Evans. Wally taught Physics and PE at the school between 1950 and 1989 and was also Deputy Head from 1967 until 1989.
Paintings go on display in library
27th January 2014
Paintings that former art master Ray Taylor completed when he was a prisoner of war have gone on display in the library at school.
Website launched to bring together former pupils of Skipton’s Ermysted’s Grammar School
14th January 2014
A new website has been launched by Ermysted’s Grammar School’s Old Boys’ Society, with the aim of bringing together former pupils of the school.