Memories of Ermysted’s and the school’s history

These pages of the website are all about you and your memories. Please have a look at the photographs or read some of the memories written by Old Boys about their time at Ermysted’s.

We’ve also put together a write-up about a few Famous Old Boys, and we’re also starting to now add Old Boy Profiles to tell your their stories.

You can now access some information from the school archives to help you remember headmasters, teachers, Head Boys and House Captains from your time at school.

Interact with Old Boys

Visit the Forum to chat to old schoolmates about your time at EGS, or check out our Facebook and Twitter feeds below. Don’t forget to Like our Facebook page and Follow us on Twitter to get regular updates from the Society.

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It's Speech Day at Ermysted's today, with Blake Morrison (1962-69) returning to school to present the prizes.

The first ever Speech Day was almost 140 years ago - on 12th July 1877. Here's an extract from the School Lists & Reports (pre-Chronicles document!) from that year.. read the full thing at
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Last Friday an Old Boys' XI took on the EGS First XI at Bolton Abbey Cricket Club for the annual fixture.

The game survived despite the week’s poor weather and the school team raised their game to beat a good Old Boys side - which included last year's leaver Morgan Davies and recent Head Boy Izaak Beck - by 35 runs. The game was played in excellent spirit and was enjoyed by all.
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