The Old Aldenhamian Society
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Left: James James-Crook (M1968-72), President.

What is the Old Aldenhamian Society and its benefits and why you should join?

The OA Society and the School work together to provide opportunities for social occasions such as OA Day, Regional lunches and the popular annual OA Dinner also continuation of sports and other interests developed at School. Valuable business networking through and career development opportunities through Mentoring are also available.

Members of the O ...
Vice Presidents comprising former Presidents of the Committee, former Headmasters or long standing members of the Common Room and other notable OAs, the position is awarded by the Committee for life.

F E Burlingham Johnson Esq


J A Cockett Esq


J R Edwards TD JP

(B1946 -51)

P J Purton Esq OBE

(B1946-51) (Ex-President)

Ian Luetchford


N A Sutherland OBE DL

(B1966 -70) (Ex-President)

R C Wood Esq

(CR1966 -98)

P W Boorman Esq

Headmaster 19 ...
The OA Committee meets four times a year to discuss and agree events, publications, club activities and other services.  Vice Presidents and official representatives of OA sports clubs and OA choir may attend on an ad hoc basis. If you are interested in joining the Committee or have an item to raise please email either the President or the Honorary Secretary frankerogers@gmail. ...
The Old Aldenhamian Society Committee has agreed a set of Objectives and Rules. You can see these by downloading the document here.
The majority of boys and girls become members of the OA Society when they leave Aldenham. Parents are invited to pay for membership along with the School fees. This initial membership will be valid for 20 years, after which OAs may renew their membership by making an annual subscription. OAs who did not join the Society whilst at the School and who now wish to join would be warmly welcomed. Please contact:The Hon. ...
Richard Platt, in his Orders for the School, appointed the following prayer to be used as: "A thanckesgiving for the Fownder after his deathe".

Domine Deus resu'rectio et vita credentium qui semper es laudandus tam in viventibus quam in defunctis agimus tibi gratias pro religioso viro Domino Ricardo Platto hujus Scholae fundatore cuius solius erga bonas literas pietatemq; studio in hac Schola bonis literis innstituimur et ad virtutem erudimur humillime rogantes ut nos his donis recte ad tuam gl ...
(Let us now praise famous men)

Laudate nunc praeteritos

Et omnes bene meritos,

Nobilium memoriam

Et fundatoris gloriam

Ricardi Platt:

Qui suis largitatibus

Fundavit in his partibus

Et dedicavit artibus


Nunc Aldenhamiensibus,

Praeteritis, praesentibus,

Hanc Scholam diligentibus,

Sit felicitas!
Beginning of Meal

Benedic, Domine, nobis, et his donis Tuis quae de Tua largitate sumus sumpturi et concede ut eis salubriter nutriti Tibi debitum obsequium praestare valeamus; per Jesum Christum Dominum nostrum.

End of meal

Concede, Domine Deus, ut his donis datis a Ricardo Platt, fundatore nostro, ad tuam gloriam utamur; et cum omnibus qui in fide Christi decesserunt ad caelestem vitam resurgamus; per Jesum Christum Dominum nostrum.
The Old Aldenhamian Society
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