The Reverend Dr Hester Jones has been appointed Senior Chaplain and Dean of Chapel with effect from the beginning of the summer term, known as Cloister Time.
Hester is currently part time Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Bristol and part time vicar of Abbots Leigh in the Diocese of Bristol. Hester studied at Cambridge and has worked previously at Liverpool University. She loves to write and teach in the areas of poetry, theology, and gender studies, and is writing a book about depth and Christian faith in poetry of the twentieth century.
On joining the College, Hester commented: “I am excited to be joining Winchester College as Senior Chaplain, and to be bringing together in one place the different sides of my calling. It is a great privilege to be asked to serve here, especially as we prepare to welcome girls and day pupils to the College."
19th July 2022
Winchester College announces the appointment of Ms Elizabeth Stone who will be succeeding Dr Hands next summer at the start of the 2023/24 Academic Year.
19th September 2022
On Sunday 11 September the whole school gathered for a Commemoration Service in War Cloister, marking the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
11th June 2022
On Tuesday 24 May, the Warden held a dinner in the Lodgings to mark the award of an MBE, given to Tommy Cookson for services to education.
7th June 2022
Sixth Form entrant Dev Sharma has been named Volunteer of the Year in the Your UK Parliament Awards 2022, for his work on tackling junk food advertising to children and young people.
6th June 2022
After forty years caring for the grounds of Winchester College, Head Groundsman Kim Larcombe is retiring to spend more time with his family.
27th May 2022
The whole school community gathered to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen on her Platinum Jubilee.