To celebrate the start of work on the new Sports Centre project, the Headmaster will be joined by parents, pupils and staff in front of the PE Centre, at 12 noon on 15th June 2019, as part of Winchester Match.
As part of the launch, the Development office has commissioned graffiti artist, Will Impey, to create large-scale murals of some extraordinary Old Wykehamists, all Gold Medal Olympians, on the exterior walls of the current building. The most unusual of which are Mallory, Morshead (pictured) and Bullock who received gold medals for Alpinism at the 1924 Olympics for their 1922 Everest attempt.
First year boys have also produced prints of their sporting heroes, which have been made into posters and are being used as a backdrop to the mural. The artwork will be completed in time for Winchester Match and will stay in place until the building is knocked down in the Winter. Images from the artwork will then be reproduced on the hoardings around the building site.
The result is striking and celebrates not only the school's sporting history but also the transformation of Winchester's sporting provision.
11th June 2019
On Saturday 8th June, Daryl Selby visited Winchester College to play against pupils and to say a formal farewell to the existing squash courts before the school's new Sports Centre is built.
10th June 2019
Graffiti artist celebrates a new phase in the school's sporting history.
10th June 2019
Work has begun on the Southern Campus Development project, which will see the transformation of the existing PE Centre in to a state-of-the-art Sports Centre.
23rd May 2019
The seventh prep schools U12 cricket tournament, hosted by Winchester College, saw victory for The Pilgrims' School.
15th May 2019
The British Schools Dinghy Racing Association (BSDRA) Southern Area Championships saw perfect weather conditions and excellent competition from schools across the region, making for a great day of sailing.
9th May 2019
Winchester College's golf team took part in the Independent Schools Golf Association National Finals over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Following on from the team's success, the school's golf bursary recipient, Oliver writes about a life driven by golf.