1500 children lined a route across Weybridge’ to mark school’s 150 anniversary

Pupils and students aged three to 18 lined the route from the Junior School to the College today (8 October) to symbolically join the two schools as part of the Hands Across Weybridge event to mark the 150th Anniversary Year of St George’s Weybridge.

“It was such an exciting event,” said Rachel Owens, Headmistress of the College. “To see children of all ages interacting so openly emphasised the unity of the College and Junior School and highlighted our common ethos.”

The memorable ‘handshake’ was the first time all children at the Junior School and College had gathered together. “What a lovely morning!” was Junior School Headmaster Antony Hudson’s reaction. “Something like this takes a huge amount of planning – over 1500 children and young adults organised with the one purpose of linking both schools for a moment in time.

To view more photos in our gallery, please click HERE.

Then everyone wanted to know “what’s next?”

Between 20 and 25 October 2019, staff and keen cyclists from the Junior School will be heading out to our sister schools in Belgium on our St George’s 150th Anniversary Bike Ride.

They will be covering some 240 miles over six days, raising money for St Joseph’s African Aid and Rainbows Bereavement. If you would like to donate or find out more, please click here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/150BikeRide

8 October 2019

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