Rye College witnessed a deafening noise on Saturday 3 October, it was a noise of nostalgia and reminiscing from former students of RGS and RSM who attended schools in the 1960’s. For some, if was the first time they have returned, others had returned before but had travelled many miles to be at the event. Graham Alcock had travelled from New Zealand. Guests arriving during the first hour enjoyed tours of the college courtesy of Executive Principal Ann Cockerham and her team of senor students. Continue reading Great Night Rye Old Scholars Association
The September 2015 “Rye’s Own” is in all local newsagents now.
This month the magazine features : Continue reading September Rye’s Own
MANY RYE OLD SCHOLARS MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE IN WORLD WAR 1.
By John Breeds.
I’m sure that readers will remember the two boards commemorating Rye Old Scholars who died as a result of fighting during WWI.The one on the left, from Rye Grammar School, has 24 names on it and the rather grander one, below right, from Rye County School has 97 names. This seems a huge number of young men lost from such a small town. Continue reading Rye Old Scholars