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History of the Uniform

The distinctive uniform of Christ’s Hospital is one of the Schools most public and enduring features. It is remarkable that in this age of rapidly-changing fashions, the outer long blue coat and distinctive yellow socks of the uniform have remained … Continue reading

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New Uniform for Army Cadets

Cadets from the Army Section of the Christ’s Hospital Combined Cadet Force (CCF) are wearing a new design of cap badge and uniform. It is the first time significant changes have been made to the cadets’ uniform in more than … Continue reading

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Housey uniform featured on children’s website

The Nat West Bank has recently linked up with CH on the launch of its new Money Sense Pocket Money website for children to highlight the Housey uniform on its ‘back to school’ page.  The website has been created as … Continue reading

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Uniform

The distinctive uniform of Christ’s Hospital is provided free to all pupils, who all wear the outer blue coat, breeches (boys), pleated skirts (girls), white shirt with ‘bands’, yellow socks (for all boys and junior girls) and leather belts. School … Continue reading

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CH in the Heart of the City of London

Christ’s Hospital is exploring an exciting initiative with the City of London to commission a piece of art in the heart of the City and is seeking Old Blue artists and others to put their name forward. The initial planning … Continue reading

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Spital Sermon

The Senior Grecian, James Winsbury, read the lesson at this year’s Spital Sermon at the church of St Lawrence Jewry-next-Guildhall, in the City of London, on Thursday, 5 March. The service, was attended by the Lord Mayor of the City of … Continue reading

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Pupil takes tea with the Bishop of London

The highlight of the Christmas school holiday for pupil Onyinye Udokporo was a visit to Dean’s Court on 16 December where she had tea with the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres, KCVO, FSA. The Bishop first met Onyinye six years’ ago … Continue reading

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Poetry by Heart Champion

Pupil Eddie King, took the title of ‘Poetry by Heart’ champion after a very close battle with fellow-Grecian (Year 13) Gillian Kintu with his excellent performances of ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’ and the cleverly complementary ‘The Arrest of Oscar … Continue reading

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Top Prize for CH pupil on International Exchange

Year 12 pupil Elliot Riley has been recognised with the prestigious Best International Cadet Prize after completing an overseas exchange with the Canadian Army. Elliot was one of just twelve cadets from Britain who took part in the gruelling course in the remote … Continue reading

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WWI Exhibition

A new exhibition has opened in the museum, commemorating the contribution made a century ago by the CH communities in Horsham, Hertford and London. Thousands of Old Blues, members of the teaching staff and the estate staff served in all the … Continue reading

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