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THE CHAIR IN THE CHAIR JULY 27th, 7pm AT THE RAILWAY

Join Christian James, the Chair of the Old Alts at The Railway pub in Hale at 7pm on July 27th for a beer, a bite to eat and a chance to catch up with fellow old boys from AGSB.
The first 30 to e-mail Christian (christian.james@ifagency.co.uk) will be able to…

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SERVICE OF THANKSGIVING FOR PETER MORTON

A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Peter Morton is to be held at St. Peter’s Church, Hale, WA15 9BU on Monday 16th July at 11-15 .
No flowers but donations, if desired, to NSPCC.

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Old Altrinchamians’ Dinner 2018

This year’s dinner was held on Friday 9th March in Stamford Hall at the school and marked the 104th year of the Old Altrinchamians’ Association.

77 guests attended including the existing Head Master together with former Heads, Keith Nodding, Brian…

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Death announced of Peter Morton

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our President, Peter Morton.
We send our condolences to his family.
Peter was Headmaster of North Cestrian Grammar School (1963 -1996).
Funeral details to be announced.

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Annual Sportsman’s Dinner

Mark Crossley and Paul Boardman

The Old Altrinchamians A.F.C. held their 2017 Annual Sportsman’s Dinner on Thursday 30th November.
The After Dinner Speaker was Mark Crossley (Nottingham Forest & Welsh International Goalkeeper).
The Star Comedian was Paul Boardman.

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Alan Booth Deceased

We have recently received this email from Mrs Booth;

I’m sorry to have to let you know that my husband Alan Roy Booth, an ex Altrincham Grammar School boy and Old Alt for many years, recently passed away.

I’m afraid I don’t know the dates of his time at the school,…

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The Annual General Meeting

This year’s AGM was held in the Library at School on Wednesday 8th November.

As has become a tradition, wine and nibbles were kindly provided by the Headmaster.

The evening marked the end of Colin Bamford’s five years as Chairman of the Association. He was pleased to hand over to Christian…

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Nick Cohen Delivers the Voltaire Lecture

Old boy Nick Cohen, who was at the school in the 1970s delivered the British Humanist
Association’s prestigious annual Voltaire lecture in May this year. Previous speakers
include Michael Foot, Brian Cox, Richard Dawkins, and Ludovic Kennedy.
Nick is a political journalist and author currently working primarily for The Observer.
His writing is…

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Newsletter 2016 – 2017

Many thanks to Anthony Perrett for once again pulling together the annual Newsletter.

In it, you will find the Headmaster’s summary of the year at school, an introductory message from me as acting Chairman of the association, a review of this year’s dinner and a fascinating report from ex pupils…

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Tim Gartside

Today Tim has declared his intention to retire as Headmaster at the end of the Summer term of 2018.

He intends to continue as Executive Head of the Hamblin Education Trust and in his role as an Ofsted Inspector.

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