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The Junior School 1937
So many thanks to Colin Alexander (OH 44) who has just donated this beautiful framed photo of Junior School pupils in 1937. This will be displayed in ...
The Kirsty Anderson Bursary
This term, we launched a campaign to raise funds for The Kirsty Anderson Bursary. Kirsty has been head of the Junior School since 2001 but her associa ...
Sunday Night is Hall Night
It seems as if Hall alumni are taking over our screens on Sunday night.
Having just recovered from Leo Suter (OH 07) appearing in ITV's Victoria, ...
Michael Ost - Former Master
We were very saddened to hear of the death of Michael Ost who taught Latin at The Hall School in the 1990's.
Thank you to Philip Lough for identifying the captain of the 1930's 1st XI from the photo posted on Twitter #ThrowbackThursday.Michael Melford (OH 30) ...
Sixth Form Society - Mark Sebba
We were delighted to welcome back Mark Sebba to speak to the sixth form society at the start of October.
Gerald Kavanagh-Legge (Year 8) reports on ...
Cyrano de Bergerac - A future Hall musical?
The tale of Cyrano de Bergerac is one of France’s best-loved stories – a romantic story of a French swordsman assuming his friend’s identity to win a ...
Chris Winn 1926 - 2017
Chris Winn, who has died aged 90, was a former master at The Hall and pupils in the 1980's were very fortunate to have been coached by him for cricket ...
Where are they now ? - On the set of Victoria
When Leo Suter (OH 07) returned for a reunion at The Hall in the Spring he mentioned in passing that he had a small part in the next series of Vi ...
1964 Football Team
Many thanks to Colin Sheaf for sending this photo of the 1964 Staff vs Pupil Football match.
The result was a 5-5 draw and Colin has managed to iden ...
70 years on?
It has been such a pleasure to put these alumni back in touch with each other nearly 70 years on from this 6th Birthday party celebration. Can you gue ...
Richard W W Dawe
We are very sorry to let you know that Richard W W Dawe passed away on 4th July 2017. He was a dedicated and accomplished schoolmaster at THe Hall and ...
The Alumni Newsletter
The summer newsletter is now out.
If you didn't get yours via email it may mean we have an old email address for you. ...
The Hall Crossfield Road ?
Did you know that the original girls school which was taken over by the Belsize School in the erly C20th was known as The Hall, Crossfield Road ...
OH charitable endeavours
Lots of our alumni get involved with charitable causes after they have left The Hall.
Giles Cook (OH 13) is currently cycling from Lyon to Lyon i ...
Photos from the 1960's
It was lovely to see so many alumni from the 1960's last week. We are very short on photos from that time so if you have any hidden away that you woul ...
Chairs from the 1920's
David Druiff (OH 1960) got in touch regarding some archive photographs and his father who attended the school in the 1920's:I have unearthed a couple ...
Memories of the Hall
It was lovely to hear memories of the school from so many of our former pupils in response to our Tea at The Hall event. Below are some of these and ...
Memories of The Hall
Guy Francis (OH 49) sent us some wonderful pictures from the 1940's. with this message :'I would love to join you for tea on June 14 but fear that the ...
Where are they now? Joel Sandelson (OH 07)
Joel Sandelson recently got in touch to send a message of thanks to Andrew MacDonald who taught him cello at The Hall. Andrew is leaving this summer a ...
A Silver Prefect's Badge 1956
We have to admit that these days the prefect badges are not made of silver and given how often the boys loose them, that is probably sensible. But thi ...
Middle VI B with Mr Prideaux
So many thanks to James Woodford (OH 50) for the donation of a photograph of the Middle VI with Mr Prideaux.The photo includes J Myring (51), J Ungoed ...
Tea at The Hall
I'm not sure who enjoyed this event the most? Our catering staff had a wonderful time perfecting their cream cakes and dipping strawberries in chocola ...
The Junior School in 1950?
Thank you to Michael Atwell who donated this wonderful photo of his junior school class circa 1950. If you can identify any of the other boys in the ...
The Hall in the Community - Pupils teaching pupils
Over the past few years we have been working hard to make sure that we share our expertise and experience as widely as possible with other schools in ...
Lord Baden Powell at The Hall
Dennis Ospalak (OH 33) contacted us with a memory of Lord Baden Powell visiting the scouts at The Hall. Does anyone else remember this occasion and ha ...
Tea and Memories
There has been a great response to our invitation to Tea at The Hall including a number of people who have shared wonderful photos and memories. Thank ...
Dedication of the Memorial July 1949
Many thanks to Charles Hammerson who sent through these pictures of the dedication of the war memorial on 19th July 1949.
The memorial was moved t ...
The Cope-Himsworth Letters
We were delighted to hear from Richard Himsworth (OH 50) who wrote to us about being evacuated to America in 1940 and then returning to The Hall Schoo ...
Music and merriment
Last night we held our first 'Snowball Dinner' for parents whose children left the school during the 1990's. The dinner was kindly hosted by Maryam an ...
The Spring Magazine
The Spring school magazine is now printed and available to view here : http://hallschool.web-intouch. ...
Busy, Busy, Busy
We only started term last week and already things are in full flow. Below is the list of extra things happening today:
Year 5 Life Drawing Workshop ...
Julian Wathen (OH 37)
It is with sadness that we have to announce that Julian Wathen passed away on Easter Sunday. Julian was the son of Gerard Wathen and attended The Hall ...
The Endowment Trust Report
The first ever Hall Endowment Trust Report is now available and will be sent to parents and donors over the course of the next few weeks.
You can d ...
Bursaries at The Hall
The Hall offers bursary places to pupils who would not otherwise be able to afford to attend the school. We are reliant on the generosity of our commu ...
The school has broken up for the Easter Holidays but nothing stops here at The Hall. Boys have gone on trips to Iceland and Skiing in France and there ...
THe Hall School Endowment Trust
The Hall School Endowment Trust was set up in 1980 to support the school in its strategic aims. The full report on the work of the Trust is now availa ...
Life Skills Day
So many thanks to Colin Sheaf (OH 65) and James Bethall (OH 80) who gave up their time to come and help us with the very first life skills conference. ...
Old School Photos
Did you know that you can buy your old school photo going back to 1980. They are held in the HallSchool image bank www. ...
Roald Dahl at The Hall
This week pupils have been performing in the Roald Dahl Skit Show. Do you remember his visit to the school back in 1982?
2007 - The Ten Year Reunion
Judging by the noise, pupils and parent from the year of 2007 had plenty to say to each other ten years on. It was great to catch up with them all and ...
It all started at The Hall....
At their 10 year reunion, there were many references to some outstanding and memorable dramatic performances from the year of 2007 boys when they were ...
Where are they now? 10 years on at the House of Commons
Dominic Burstin (OH 07) returned to the Hall last week along with many of his contemporaries. After graduating from Christ’s College, Cambridge with a ...
Where are they now? Variety is the Spice of life
Lots of our pupils are preparing for the Variety Show this week. Miles Jupp (OH 92) was renowned during his time at the Hall for his theatrical perfor ...
Where are they now? Visiting the Hall
It was lovely to welcome back Bertram Mindell (OH45) who came to talk to our middle school boys about his life at The Hall during the war.
His memor ...
Confidence, Curiosity, Originality - Public Speaking at the Hall
Our thanks goes to James Bethell (OH 80) for adjudicating the public speaking competition at The Hall.
In James's final year, the winner of the 'D ...
Where are they now? In a rowing boat.
Oliver Hicks (OH 95) has already spent quite a lot of his life alone and in a rowing boat on the ocean and he is hoping to do more! In 2018 he will at ...
Your Hall School Web Site
Don't forget you can update your details and look up old friends via the alumni website by logging in at the top of this page.
We sent out your u ...
Space to Soar Drinks
Thanks must go to our current parents, Anthony and Jacqueline Todd for hosting a lovely evening to talk about fundraising for the future of The Hall. ...
The Junior School - 1989
Thanks to former staff Honey De Lacey and Mary Pritchard we were able to date this photo to 1989. Can you name the boys?
We are delighted that both w ...
It is always good to talk - Dennis Silk (OH 39)
A passing comment by a current parent in the office, led us to discover that Dennis Silk - former Warden of Radley School and International Cricketer ...
2007 Leavers - 10 year reunion
Don't forget to let us know if you or your parents would like to attend the 2007 Leavers reunion. Joe Isitt is currently working back at The Hall and ...
Digitizing the school magazines
The first 'Belsize School' Magazine was published in 1904 Over the years the format has changed and these days there is far less prose than pictures. ...
Where are they now? A silversmith
Geoffrey Vevers (OH 65) has a wealth of historical knowledge about The Hall. His father Henry Gwynne Vevers (OH 29) and uncle Richard Geoffrey Vevers ...
We were delighted to hear that Zachary Potel (OH 2016) has been selected to join the England Chess Squad.
We are undertaking a huge audit of our photo archive and are finding all sorts of gems from the past. If you have images from your time at The Hall th ...
Farewell to Kirsty Anderson
Kirsty Anderson will be stepping down as Head of The Hall Junior School at the end of the Chrsitmas term 2017.
During a 24 year association with th ...
Our latest newsletter is about to be sent out. If you haven't received this in the past it probably means we don't have your email address so make sur ...
Welcome to 2017
We have lots planned for our alumni and supporters this year kicking off with our lecture@thehalll on 17th January. For full details take a look at ou ...
Twitter feed @TheHallAlumni
If you want to follow us, search for @TheHallAlumni for regular tweets about the school and our community
Where are they now? Singing from the Hall
We have many professional musicians who started their careers at The Hall. Alexander Simpson (2006) is already established as a Counter-tenor and has ...
People tend to make lifelong friends at The Hall. These 1970's leavers have continued to meet up for many years and always include their former master ...
Singing for Syrians
Current parent Mishal Husain been inspired to take part in the nationwide ‘Singing for Syrians’ campaign for the Hands Up Foundation. The foundation w ...
Christmas is coming
The schools is now bedecked in Christmas sparkle thanks to the generosity of some of our parents who each year send in a team to decorate the school. ...
Do you remember.....the 1940's?
'The Hall School was one of the most informative experiences, at a crucial time of life and under extremely difficult circumstances'
So ends the fa ...
Lovely to see seven Hall boys performing in the St Paul's Winter Concert last night. (Daniel Jensen, Ned Ashcroft, Rohit Gupta, Noah Breuss-Burgess, B ...
Where are they now? - On the Rugby pitch
Nick Auterac (OH 06) joined Bath Rugby club from Saracens ahead of the 2014/15 season.
The young loosehead prop combines incredible strength with t ...
Find out who is featured as our latest Distinctive life and don't forget to let us know about other notable OH who should be included.
Michael Doughty shares his knowledge
It was great to welcome back Michael Doughty last week. He came to help coach our football team. ...
Where are they now - The Honorary Consul
Sebastien FitzLyon (OH 61) has had an adventurous time since leaving the Hall. After living in Australia for many years he returned to the land of his ...
Where are they now? - The world expert on Primrose Hill!
Where are they now? - Martin Sheppard (OH 63) Martin Sheppard founded the distinguished independent publishing house of Hambledon, based in Primrose H ...
Where are they now?
Do you have news to share with The Hall pupils, your teachers and contemporaries? let us know and we will add it to our 'Where are they now' news sec ...
Alumni and Former parent drinks
It was a happy reunion of alumni, former staff and former parents at the school last night. A chance for the Headmaster to thank many of those who hav ...
The Hall in South Aftrica
In October, forty three musicians and members of the Chapel Choir played their way through a whirlwind of concerts and presentations during the Music ...
Thank you to John Falk (OH 39) who sent us this photo of the football team in 1937. He writes:
'From memory this was taken in the playground of th ...
OH presides over Brexit appeal
Britain's most powerful judge, Lord David Neuberger of Abbotsbury (OH 61) will head up the panel of judges who will decide on the future of Brexit. Lo ...
University Challenge 2016
Look out for Thomas Hill who will appear again on the next round of University Challenge representing Emmanual College Cambridge. Let's hope he can fo ...
Jack Farthing (OH 98)
Have you recognized former pupil Jack Farthing who is currently appearing in Poldark as George Warleggan? This is just the latest in a long series of ...
The Wathen Society
We are delighted to announce the formation of The Wathen Society for all those who have remembered The Hall School in their will.
On Wednesday 16t ...
16th November - A vision for the future
Don't forget to reply to the invitation to join us for drinks on the 16th November. This will be an informal evening of thanks to all those who have s ...
Spreading the word in Nepal
It has been lovely to hear from many former members of staff in response to the 16th November event. Sarah Macpherson used to teach in the junior scho ...
A Teen's Guide to Modern Manners
Former pupil Sam Norman (OH 08) is still at university but is already a published writer. He was longlisted in the National Theatre Playwriting Compet ...
Aberfan and The Hall
It is 50 years since the terrible tragedy of Aberfan. The loss of so many young lives inspired a wave of sympathy from fellow children in prep school ...
Edward H. Montauban - Headmaster at The Hall
Thanks go to Gavin Ross (OH 1950) who sent the link to his article about Edward H. Montauban who was Headmaster at The Hall at the start of the C20 an ...
Termly Email update - Autumn
Each term we send out our Alumni Update to all those we have an email address for. If you did not receive this and would like to, it probably means we ...
Memories of The Hall, 1941 – 1945
George Summerfield recollects the extraordinary time at THe Hall during the 2nd World War and the generosity of the Headmaster Mr Wathen.
'I think ...
Five years on...
In September we welcomed back many of our 2011 leavers and their parents. It was lovely to catch up with the boys' progress and hear about university ...
Face Lift for the Junior School
The scaffolding has been removed and the renovations to the Junior school have been revealed. The redecorated is the first phase of a significant refu ...
We are always glad to receive photographs and memorabilia about the Hall for the archive. This photo was sent to us by Michael J C Wilson (OH 47) with ...
From The Hall to Glyndebourne
As staff return from the summer break we are delighted to catch up with news of former pupils. Alessandro Fisher was spotted on the programme at Glynd ...
From The Hall to University Challenge
Thomas Hill (2009) appeared on University Challenge this summer representing Emmanual College, Cambridge. They defeated Nottingham University and prog ...
Did you know that we have an Archive at The Hall where we keep all sorts of historical information about the school. The archive is run by Michael Fit ...
Following the anniversary events last year, we would like to start a series for our school magazine in which we feature some of our former pupils ...
The Olympics 2016
Marcus Mepstead (OH 2003) was one of Team GB at the Rio Olympics this summer. He was competing in the fencing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. ...
Goodbye and hello to our new alumni
As we say goodbye to our year 8's we are delighted to welcome them into the alumni community. At the final assembly, the leavers were presented with t ...
Charlie Rogers' fringe debut
Former pupil Charlie Rogers (2011) will make his directing debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. No Exit will run from 22nd – 26th August ...
Painting of The Hall by renowned artist Jean Sturges
This painting of The Hall, commissioned by the late Paddy Heazell for the centenary anniversary is being offered for sale. If you are interested plea ...
Visits to the School
We were delighted to welcome back Professor Peter Fielding who was visiting from the USA this week. Former pupils are always welcome to come back to ...
Exams are over
The sun is shining and our top year pupils are breathing a sigh of relief at the end of the Common Entrance exams. All our pupils now embark on a rang ...
Generations through The Hall
A number of former pupils and parents joined us for the summer concert at the magnificent St John's Church in Smith Square. There are many families wh ...
The 125th Anniversary Celebrations - One year on
This time last year many of our alumni returned to the school for two wonderful dinners to mark the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the school. I ...
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