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by jtaylor
Fri Sep 29, 2023 10:58 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: % of full fee paying pupils - any update available?
Replies: 13
Views: 84837

Re: % of full fee paying pupils - any update available?

Interesting one this one, and one we should all be keeping an eye on to ensure the number of full fee payers doesn't creep up, and that CH continues to fulfill it's core purpose as a genuine charity..... Some thoughts... 1. Having some full payers is a good thing in some ways - of course it does hel...
by jtaylor
Thu Jun 22, 2023 7:51 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Miss Gracie, Matron in Maine in the 1960s?
Replies: 9
Views: 28397

Re: Miss Gracie, Matron in Maine in the 1960s?

Does anyone know the name of the matron who preceded her in Maine? I have a photo of her her sitting next to 'Doggy' Barker in probably 1962. For some reason my Mac will not let me post it here. ``when I click on the image icon it just says in the text. David Alexander Email the photo to me and I c...
by jtaylor
Fri Jun 09, 2023 10:53 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Miss Gracie, Matron in Maine in the 1960s?
Replies: 9
Views: 28397

Re: Miss Gracie, Matron in Maine in the 1960s?

Thanks - Any info about first name, whether she’s still with us, other contact details (by PM to me) would be great….
by jtaylor
Fri Jun 09, 2023 1:32 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Miss Gracie, Matron in Maine in the 1960s?
Replies: 9
Views: 28397

Miss Gracie, Matron in Maine in the 1960s?

I’ve been contacted by a non-forum user, whose tech abilities mean they can’t post themselves easily - they’re looking for info about a “Miss Gracie who was a matron in Maine in the 1960”.

Anyone know any info about her??

Julian
by jtaylor
Mon May 15, 2023 10:39 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Thorn B early 70s
Replies: 2
Views: 24461

Re: Thorn B early 70s

(Moved out of First Time Visitors, to General Chat - CH Stuff section)
by jtaylor
Fri Apr 07, 2023 1:30 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: New daily maths puzzle - give it a go and share?
Replies: 5
Views: 12349

Re: New daily maths puzzle - give it a go and share?

Difficulty is very random - some days are refreshingly simple, others take some real thought!
by jtaylor
Wed Feb 22, 2023 7:20 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Statement of Acknowledgement from CH
Replies: 15
Views: 39608

Re: Statement of Acknowledgement from CH

Well done to you Rob, and all others involved in pushing.

The senior leaders being referred to - completely understand why they’re unable to name them, but think it makes it pretty clear where responsibility lay….
by jtaylor
Wed Feb 22, 2023 5:51 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Statement from CH re. abuse cases
Replies: 0
Views: 38219

Statement from CH re. abuse cases

A Statement of Acknowledgement was published today from the school - more details here:
viewtopic.php?t=5692

(comments turned off on this post, just to avoid duplication - comments on the linked topic are welcome...)
by jtaylor
Wed Feb 22, 2023 5:50 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Statement of Acknowledgement from CH
Replies: 15
Views: 39608

Statement of Acknowledgement from CH

This has been published today on the CH website, and publicised via social media too:- CH website Old Blue update " Wednesday 22 February 2023 Statement of Acknowledgement Christ’s Hospital has heard from a number of former pupils, at both Hertford and Horsham, about abuse they suffered at scho...
by jtaylor
Sun Jan 29, 2023 9:03 pm
Forum: REPORTING Inappropriate Content
Topic: dodgy ads
Replies: 1
Views: 19038

Re: dodgy ads

The ads are fed automatically from Google AdSense, so it’s not something I can control of specifically, and each person sees ads based on their browsing history/preferences, or random ads if they block tracking etc on sites - so sadly it’s not something I can see/change - other than removing the adv...
by jtaylor
Wed Jan 18, 2023 8:47 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Become a PADI Dive Master in Malta? Gap year opportunity?
Replies: 0
Views: 38083

Become a PADI Dive Master in Malta? Gap year opportunity?

Great opportunity for anyone interested in a career in diving - have dived for many years with Go Dive Malta, and they’re a great fun dive company, with safe diving combined with a fun attitude. Could be an amazing gap year opportunity for and Old Blue? https://godivemalta.net 56A37058-A274-4AE0-8A0...
by jtaylor
Thu Dec 29, 2022 11:28 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: A Happy and Peaceful Christmas
Replies: 4
Views: 13003

Re: A Happy and Peaceful Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! Hope you've had a great Christmas and New Year. Christmas always bring back fond memories of the CH Carol Services - see "showing", one for school and one for parents - with all the old favourites! Went back around 15 years ago for the Midnight Mass in the CH Chap...
by jtaylor
Wed Oct 19, 2022 10:20 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Paul Koronka RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 7453

Re: Paul Koronka RIP

Photo from Paul Strange:


Old Blues Paul Koronka (left) and Greg Strange (right), pictured in the early 1970s, working on their classic 1950s Daimler Barker Special Sports car.

Image
by jtaylor
Mon Oct 03, 2022 1:10 pm
Forum: REPORTING Inappropriate Content
Topic: Extremely bad taste
Replies: 1
Views: 6357

Re: Extremely bad taste

Thanks for reporting - have blocked the user, and deleted the post.
I’ve removed the details from your post above too.

Julian
by jtaylor
Thu Sep 29, 2022 8:43 am
Forum: FIRST TIME VISITORS & Feedback
Topic: “Like” option on CH Forum
Replies: 12
Views: 16877

Re: “Like” option on CH Forum

Yes, posts can be deleted by the original poster. When composing a message, you do have to finish it, otherwise it’ll be lost in the same as other websites when forms are partially completed and you navigate away from the page. You can get around that by leaving the window/tab open in the browser, a...