Old Boys’ Memories

On this page, Old Boys recollect and reflect on their days at Ermysted’s. If you’d like to share your memories, get in touch and we’ll include your story here.

BlakeMorrison Blake Morrison (1962-69) is Professor of Creative Writing at Goldsmiths College, London and an award-winning author and poet. Read more …
patrickwarren Dr Patrick B Warren PhD is a staff scientist at Unilever’s R&D centre at Port Sunlight near Liverpool and was a co-recipient of the 2012 Ig Nobel prize in Physics. Read more …
wallyevans Nick Mason (1956-64) looks back at the impact Wally Evans had on him during his time at Ermysted’s. Read more …
JeremyTaylor Jeremy Taylor (1972-78) looks back at Ermysted’s life in the 1970s. Read more …
IMG_1671 Mark ‘Welly’ Worthington (1978-85) remembers the EGS teachers who left a lasting impact on his life, and recalls the arrival of one David Buckroyd as Headmaster. Read more …
Roger Smith (1958-65) is Professor of Mathematical Engineering at Loughborough University. He recalls his time at Ermysted’s in the late 50s and early 60s including lots of memories of science teachers and lessons. Read more …
Michael Rayworth (1952-57) worked as a civil engineer on major road-building projects before starting his own cabinet-making business in the early 1990s. He recalls his time at Ermysted’s in the 1950s and the impact teachers including Wally Evans and Bill Hewitt had on his life. Read more …
patrickwarren Frank Smith was Head Boy at Ermysted’s in 1942, a time when the Headmaster was M L Forster, and the country was at war. Read more …