Foundation. On their journey they visited Pegasus Bridge, Omaha Beach and the American War Cemetery.
schools’ competition, which was held at Uppingham on 6-7 July for the first time in a decade. The team came a very creditable 11th place.
Jake Scarisbrick ended his debut season at First XI level with a maiden Century (128) vs Ampleforth. This led Jake to break the 500 run mark (509). Harry Millet ended the season on a high for the bowlers, taking a five wicket haul in the annual end of season First XI festival, taking his tally to 33 wickets for the season. Debating Team England, led by 2016-17’s School Captain, Kenza Wilks, were announced winners of the 2016 World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC), an outstanding triumph.
120 of Dulwich’s Year 8 boys took part once again in what was a sensational day of football all in aid of charity. This year, money raised will be halved between Tackle Africa and The Huracan Foundation. A huge cake sale was held to celebrate Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday raising £155 for The Roald Dahl Marvellous Children’s’ charity. Alex Whitwell in Year 7 had success with his charity venture. With a number of his friends, he demonstrated and sold magic tricks during Founder’s Day, raising just over £209 for Mind.
Dulwich’s batsmen stole the headlines in an action packed finish to the Summer Term. The First XI followed a nail biting win against Eltham College with wins against Taunton School and Ampleforth whilst there were 2 wins for the U15A side in the English Cricket Board cup.
In November the assembly saw three year groups packed into the Great Hall for the final of Middle School House Debating. The controversial motion of ‘This house would abolish private schools’ saw the Year 9 to 11 audience enthralled by the arguments from the eight speakers on the stage. With style, a great deal of substance and humour from all speakers, it was a tough call, but Sidney were crowned winners, Spenser 2nd, Raleigh 3rd and Howard 4th. Drama Last year’s A level Theatre Studies students presented their own devised adaptations of Graham Greene’s
The Dulwich College Chess team qualified for the National Finals of the English Chess Federation’s premier
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