Alleyn Club Yearbook 2017


Destination of Sixth Form Leavers (2016) 25 boys were made offers to study at Oxford or Cambridge. 16 of the places were for Science or Mathematics courses, with six boys accepted for Engineering and two for Medicine. Two candidates in each of Classics, Law and English were successful, with other offers made in Philosophy, Economics, and Modern and Medieval Literature. Theo Macklin, Chris Ho and Jack Stevenson were each awarded the prestigious Arkwright Scholarship, which promotes engineering opportunities for young people. The process included an extensive application process and gruelling exam to get to the final interview stage. Alfie Miller and Jaimin Patel were both awarded very substantial scholarships to study at top Liberal Arts Colleges in the USA. Both boys did extremely well in their SATs and this, coupled with their 1st XI ‘soccer’ pedigree, helped them to stand out from the international competition. Alfie is now studying at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, whilst Jaimin is attending Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Upper School Symposium Highlights included music from top jazz trumpeter Mark Armstrong, and talks by journalist Miranda Sawyer. Odunayo Oladuji gave a seminar that

Lt Col Rutter joined the College in 1983 and was a CCF Officer for over 30 years. Dulwich Linguistic Week Dulwich Linguistic was a week long initiative transforming all parts of the College into a veritable melting pot of events and activities crossing the imaginary divides between languages, science, music, mathematics, academia, business and sport. It was designed to challenge linguistic limits and our perceptions of how we see ourselves in a rapidly shrinking world while at the same time heightening our appreciation of communication in all its forms. The week was made up of three strands: Celebration, Communication and Challenge. Foundation Schools, 100th Anniversary

discussed the question: ‘Can the voices of the masses ever truly be heard?’ and Sam Warren-Miell, gave a talk which explored the concept of the ‘object voice’ in an analytic theory. Lt Col Geoff Rutter

Lt Col Geoff Rutter was invited to attend a presentation at Yeomanry House in London where he was presented with the 2015 CCF Contingent Commander of the Year Award. He has recently retired from Dulwich College and his role as Contingent Commander of the CCF, a position which he held for 15 years making him the longest serving CCF Officer in the history of the College.

60 musicians from the Joint Foundation Schools gave the 100th Wednesday Lunchtime Concert in Christ’s Chapel. A large audience heard music by J.S. Bach, Holst,


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