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Old Alts Newsletters – 32 Copies!

At the recent Annual Reunion Dinner (and if you weren’t there, why not?), I was asked if we could make the Newsletters from previous years, available online.

Well, here they are, and if anyone has copies of the missing ones, please let me know!

Happy reading,

Colin Bamford (1965-1967)
President, Old Altrinchamians

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Old Alts v The School

Wednesday 3rd April was the date for this year’s football and rugby games between old boys teams and the current School teams, starting at 2:30.

This was then followed at 7:30 by…

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All Change at the Old Alts Annual Reunion Dinner!

March 15th 2019

On a somewhat damp and breezy evening former pupils were joined by staff and sixth-formers for the annual Reunion Dinner of the Old Alts Association, held at the school. Old friendships renewed and new friendships forged, it was a most enjoyable and memorable evening. On arrival, guests…

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80 odd Years in the Life of a School

I recently went into the basement at School and found a box of green books.
Yes, they were copies of the excellent history written by the late great Roy Coleman.

We’ve had a great response to my post, and I’m…

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David Pilkington 1960-67

I’m sorry to have to report that David died on Saturday 2nd February.

The funeral will be at 11:30 on Wednesday 13th February at Altrincham Baptist Church on Hale Road.
The Reception will be at the Griffin at 13:15.

The family will be pleased to see all of David’s friends at the…

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School Expansion

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys Success in the Selective School Expansion Fund (SSEF)

I am delighted to share with you that the AGSB application to the Selective Schools Expansion…

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Inter School Golf


A belated Happy New Year!

I hope you are all well and still enjoying your golf (although not so much in this weather I suspect!)

I just wanted to let you know that the date for this year’s inter school match is Wednesday 3rd July to be played…

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2019 Old Altrinchamians’ Annual Dinner – 7pm Friday 15th March

Join the New Head, Old Friends, Fine Food and Amazing Ales at the 2019 Annual Dinner.

I am delighted to now be able to confirm the details of the 2019 Old Alts Annual Dinner. There’s been an amazing amount…

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Peter Morton Memorial Service

In honour of Peter there will be a memorial service on Saturday 2nd February 2019 at 5pm. The service will take place at St Margaret’s Church, Dunham Rd, Altrincham, WA14 4AQ.

Following the service the Old Cestrians Association (OCA) will be hosting a remembrance dinner at the school, to which all…

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2018 AGM – Wednesday 7th November 7.30pm at AGSB

If you would like to attend this year’s AGM please can you email christian.james@ifagency.co.uk asap.

The AGM will take place on Wednesday 7th November at 7.30pm in the school library.

The agenda will be as follows:


  1. Apologies for absence


  1. Present


  1. Minutes from previous AGM


  1. Matters arising


  1. Minutes…

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