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2015 · issue 4


OD & Development office

Once a Dragon,

always a Dragon

The Dragon school embraces Old Dragons,

Junior Old Dragons, former staff and

former parents, as well as current parents

and grandparents, all of whom are valued

members of the Dragon Community.

We are always delighted to welcome back

our ODs and love to hear from you. Please

keep us up to date with your contact details

using our update form on our website.

Development, Alumni Relations and

Marketing are all based in The Lodge, above

the School Reception.

Victoria Humble-



Alumni Officer


organises diverse social

and sporting events, most

particularly two year

group reunions a year. She

writes and produces ‘The

OD’ and manages the

OD webpages and social

media sites for the ODs.


Jane Pendry


Head of


: works with

John Baugh, Headmaster,

on all fundraising

campaigns. The current

focus is a planned Music

School facility and our

bursary campaign. She

is also responsible for

community engagement

working with Victoria.


Holly Paterson




: manages all

Development and

Marketing events and



Michael Wright


Database Officer


manages on the alumni

database, implementing

improvements and



Claire Austin





: manages school

publications such as

Dragons Today and the



Who We Are:


The Dragon WW1


Sunday 6th September

(3.00–6.00pm Open Day to

Oxford public and Dragon


7.00pm, Lecture by Anthony


Public Schools

and The Great War

Monday 7th September

(3.00–6.00pm Old Dragons

and their Families)

7.00pm, Lecture by

Desmond Devitt, Skipper’s War

Open Morning

Saturday 19th September –

by appointment only. If you

know of any families interested

in the Dragon please do

encourage them to contact

the Admissions Office to arrange

an appointment:

New York Drinks

October half term (ODs, former

and current parents welcome)

Open Morning

Saturday 10th October –

by appointment only. If you

know of any families interested

in the Dragon please do

encourage them to contact

the Admissions Office to

arrange an appointment:

OD Golf Day

14th October, The Addington

Golf Club

Headmaster’s visit to Hong

Kong, Tokyo and Singapore

The China Club, Hong Kong

13th October, 2015

Tanglin Club, Singapore

20th October, 2015

Current parents, prospective

parents and ODs are welcome

to attend. For further

information and if you know

any prospective families who

might like to meet the Dragon

during John and Wendy Baugh’s

visit, please contact Holly

Paterson for more information:

Dragon London Drinks - for

prospective boarding families

Thursday 12th November 2015


Arduus Ad Solem: Dragon


Drinks and Q&A session

Wednesday 2nd March, London

Spring Concert, Cadogan Hall

Thursday 21st March

(Dragon Community)

Pre 1950s OD Reunion Dinner

Wednesday 23rd March

OD Golf Day

Frilford Golf Course, April

Skipper Day

Saturday 11th June

(Skipper Society Members

and their guests)

1990s OD Reunion Dinner

Tuesday 6th September

Dinner at Lords

Cricket Ground

Friday 30th September

Diary Dates 2015/16

We would be delighted to support any OD wishing to organise a regional or overseas event, or would like to hear from anyone

wishing to support one of our planned Arduus ad Solem Industry Forums. We are looking at organising forums with themes such

as Creative Arts, Science & Technology and Finance & Banking. Please contact Victoria Humble-White:

The website is updated regularly as dates and venue locations become confirmed.