Thursday, 1 May 2014


A lot has changed - just look in the mirror and compare with your school photo. One thing that has completely  changed is site of Purley Boys at Placehouse Lane. 100 years ago it opened but it has now been replaced with the futuristic looking Coulsdon College. 

To celebrate the anniversary of the opening of the school in 1914, the new college is going to host a lunch for the Staff and Old Boys.  Derek Akers, the last Headmaster and a number of his former colleagues will be there and we hope you can attend too. There will be nostalgia aplenty, a buffet lunch and this will followed by a tour of the new college.  

This is a ticket only event and the numbers are limited so get yours now. Wives, Carers and Nurses can also come along to assist those of us who are no longer able to ``'put on our own rugger boots".

Please register your interest by email at Payment details will be given to you by return. If you have already registered you will get an email requesting payment. Please advise of any dietary requirements  when booking. 

The cost is £17.50 per head to include the buffet & drinks. Any profits will be used for the upkeep of 

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