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Alan Creech (L) and Derek Healy (R) at the 2018 Alumni Reunion

In 1974, two CGS Sixth Formers took on the weighty responsibility of joint editors of a very special quatercentenary edition of the CGS magazine, The … More...

Sir Robert Hunt with the Duke of Edinburgh in 1981

Sir Robert Hunt, CGS alumnus, worked for the Dowty Group for 51 years. We are delighted to share the speech given by his daughter, Lady Heywood, at th… More...

CGS First XV v Old Boys 1966. I'm back row, 2nd from right

We recently welcomed John Jones to an anniversary reunion at Pate's. On hearing him recount some tales, we are pleased that he now shares some moments… More...

Bryan Boardman

Written by his children, for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Patesian, this tribute remembers the life of their father who was Head of Maths at C… More...

Eric Ford in 2010

This heartfelt tribute to the teaching of Eric Ford was written by a group of alumni who have remained friends since their school days at CGS in the 1… More...

Lindsay Pennell

In the 1970's there weren't many Computer Science graduates but there were lots of unemployed qualified teachers. It was realised that the ability to … More...

View of CGS taken from the small Hall looking south showing the Library

Green Socks Don't Suit the Building : architectural memories of Cheltenham Grammar School 1965-72 More...

Alumnus Malcolm Millar, second from the left

Malcolm Millar (CGS 1959-1965) reminiscences about the way things were in the CCF in the 1960's. More...

Allan Townsend, third from right, back row

We were saddened to hear of the passing of CGS alumnus Allan Townsend. More...

Speech Day 1967 - Tim is third from the right, front row

I attended an alumni reunion at Pate's in 2016. It was very pleasurable to re-engage with former classmates and contemporaries not seen for over forty… More...

Gilbert Jessop - known as 'The Croucher'

It was a great surprise and exciting to see the media spotlight shone on a 1902 cricket record set by Patesian Gilbert Jessop. More...

6th-Former hopes Ice-Cream will get him work at the National Theatre

Vincent Guy shares more of his school memories, this time of attending CGS in the 1950s.... More...

Sir Frederick Handley Page at Radlett Aerodrome in the 1950's.

Sir Frederick Handley Page, CGS alumnus and pioneer of the aviation industry, died sixty years ago. More...

CGS 1965

Richard looks back on his continuing career in International Consulting in Urban Development - which has seen his interest in art, geography and worki… More...

Martin Sanders

Forty-two years after starting at Cheltenham Grammar School, Martin returned to Pate's to share his career experiences with students and parents at th… More...

Duke of Edinburgh Award students paying their respects

Many of you will have participated in the DofE Award Scheme and treasure the memories of the expeditions, clocking up volunteering time and honing ski… More...

View looking towards St Matthew's church

In 1964 David took photos of the site which had been home to CGS since 1889. They show the jumble of buildings that the High Street school had become,… More...

The 1961 Match Ball

March 2021 is the 60th anniversary of a hockey match played between Cheltenham Grammar School and Pate's Grammar School for Girls. More...

As a young school boy

Vincent Guy shares wonderful memories of his time at Pate's Junior School during the 1950s; his teachers and classmates all evocatively brought to lif… More...

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