UsernamePasswordLoginForgot your password?
If you do not have a Username and Password please contact us with your name and school details.

News

09 May 2019
Please see details of an exhibition by Gaia Shaw who was at school from 1968-1975.
13 April 2019
“The Inept” Friends’ School band in the 80s after a gig at the Leisure Centre. Greg Baldeosingh, James Tuckwell, Olly Hartley, Martin Moore and Tom Ha ...
10 April 2019
Please note that the date of the AGM has changed to Saturday 25th May at 2.30pm. Same venue - Friends' Meeting House, Saffron Walden.

We hope to se ...
10 February 2019
You might have watched the special WW1 episode of the Antiques Roadshow on BBC1 on 4th November where OS Elizabeth Gaines (YG 1956) was to feature wit ...
18 December 2018
Thanks to Douglas Kent (YG 86) and on the OS Committee for drawing this to our attention and for summarising the findings.Historic England – the gover ...
03 December 2018
Please find attached the annual newsletter from Robert Dunstan (YG 1955)
05 November 2018
See this article from the Walden Local on 24 October 2018 which gives a web address www.chasesaffronwalden.co.uk from Chase New Homes to keep up to da ...
04 November 2018
Please find below an article by Martin Hugall with news of the school archives.
27 October 2018
Don't forget to watch the special WW1 episode of the Antiques Roadshow on BBC1 at 18:00 next Sunday 4th November where OS Elizabeth Gaines (YG 1956) w ...
13 October 2018
Old Scholars Douglas Kent and Martin Hugall attended the meeting of the Saffron Walden Town Council on Monday 8th October where a representative from ...
12 October 2018
Robert Semaganda (YG'91) has kept in contact with Fleur Schwind's family since her sad death at home in January 1990 whilst in Form 4. When Robert hea ...
02 October 2018
You may remember the plaque in the library commemorating the Old Scholars who lost their lives in WWI. Two of these Old Scholars were Henry and Benjam ...
01 October 2018
We recently came across the links below from architects Saunders Boston for a proposal for the development of the school site into retirement homes.&n ...
11 July 2018
Although we no longer have access to the school site we very much hope that Year Groups will continue to arrange reunions, either in Saffron Walden or ...
02 July 2018
We were pleased that 31 members were able to attend the Special General Meeting on Saturday 19th May 2018 and it was unanimously agreed that the Old S ...
12 June 2018
Please see attached an article in the Walden Local from 23 May 2018 and also one from the Saffron Walden Reporter from 24th May 2018. There is also a ...
24 May 2018
Please see attached our privacy notice in line with the latest General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and our new membership application form.
03 May 2018
Please see attached an article in the Walden Local from 3 May 2018 which sheds further light on the ill fate of our school.
25 April 2018
We are very sad to announce that the school has finally been sold to a property developer after nine months of marketing and negotiations with prospec ...
10 February 2018
Please click on the link below to read about OS Chris Smith's recent success with the chocolate shop he launched at the end of 2016 with his brother G ...
06 January 2018
For those Old Scholars who attended the school ion the1940s please find attached Michael Rossmann's annual newsletter.
11 December 2017
Please find attached a recent article in the Walden Local regarding the administration of the school. A copy of the Administrators' (Grant Thornton) R ...
16 November 2017
In 1957 Margaret Pilgrim gained a Certificate in Education from Dartford College of Education after completing a three year course for specialist PE t ...
02 November 2017
On Saturday 23rd September the 1964 Year Group gathered from far and wide in Saffron Walden for their annual weekend get-together. Pictured here in th ...
31 October 2017
Sadly the school closed on 7th July 2017 and went into administration on17th July and is in the process of being sold to cover the debts.Due to the su ...
19 October 2017
Please see the attached piece from the Walden Local newspaper 11th October 2017.
13 September 2017
Please see attached a piece in the Walden Local regarding closure of the school.
27 June 2017
I am very sad to have to tell you that Friends and Families Day on Saturday 1st July has now been cancelled.

The school is extremely disappointed t ...
11 May 2017
Walden School, previously known as Friends’ School Saffron Walden, has announced today the proposal to close the school at the end of the Summer term ...
28 March 2017
Old Scholar Peter Avery (YG 1958) is giving a lecture at Braintree Museum on 28th March 2017 about working with artist Edward Bawden in his studio in ...
12 December 2016
Please find attached The Old Scholars' Association Christmas newsletter.
05 December 2016
Please find attached Robert Dunstan's annual newsletter.
04 November 2016
It was great to welcome back three of our Old Scholars recently.

Saffron Walden local William Moen (YG 1978) brought his fellow Old Scholar Adrian St ...
10 October 2016
We are delighted to announce that after more than thirty years together Richard Comber, who was at the school from 1947-49, and his partner Susan Ogde ...
13 September 2016
The School has launched a sculpture competition inviting artists to submit a design for a new sculpture for the front lawn..Please click here for deta ...
12 September 2016
Please note that although we are still Friends' School Old Scholars Association we have a new email address: oldscholars@waldenschool.co.uk

Please ...
14 July 2016
We would like to congratulate Ben Welch who has just graduated from Bangor University with a first class degree in Product Design. Ben only joined the ...
01 July 2016
We would like to wish John Searle-Barnes and Julie Anderson well for the future as they retire at the end of term after 32 and 17 years at the school!
05 May 2016
Please find attached a letter from the Head about the school's change of name as of 1st September 2016.
29 February 2016
Congratulations to Alice Irwin (YG 2012) who has been accepted to study an MA at the prestigious Royal College of Art.
23 February 2016
We now have a Facebook page! This is a closed group so please search for Friends' School Old Scholars and ask to join. We will then be able to add you ...
08 February 2016
We would like to thank Wendy Whitmore (YG 1956) for her very generous donation of a bassoon to the school's music department yesterday.

If any Old Sc ...
02 February 2016
Congratulations to Alex Spooner who recently won a place at ALRA (The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts) to study for a three year BA in Acting.
03 December 2015
We are delighted to announce that Alice Irwin (YG 2012) was recently awarded The Anthony Dawson Young Printmakers Award by the Bankside Gallery in Lon ...
03 December 2015
Please find attached a newsletter from Robert Dunstan (YG 1955)
20 June 2015
Nostalgic memories surfaced when Martin Hugall showed Kate Worth (Reed), Ann Nightingale, Angela Yaggard (Huggonson), Emily Lowson and Rachel Stevens, ...
16 June 2015
Congratulations to Dawn Denning nee Carpenter (YG46) who at the age of 85 was awarded an honorary degree from The University of Winchester in recognit ...
09 June 2015
Please see attached a newspaper article in the Daily Mirror on 19th May 2015 about Old Scholar Juliet Jacques (nee Parry) YG1983
21 April 2015
Would you or someone you know like to be invited into school to talk to a small group of 10-15 students over lunch about the work you do and or any in ...
14 April 2015
Congratulations to William Henry (Tim) Evens and Margaret Radclyffe who celebrate their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on 2nd April 2015!

William was a ...
03 March 2015
Attached is a photo from Anthony Bedford (Year Group1969) of his grandfather at Friends' School in 1916. Anthony's grandfather was John Townsend Barke ...
03 September 2014
Congratulations to Martin Wood (YG 44) and Anne Pearson who celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on 25th July.

Martin and Anne married at the ...
01 July 2014
Three years ago we embarked upon a new relationship with the School. There was to be a closer union and the school would cover the cost of the adminis ...
01 January 2014
Congratulations to former Head Sarah Evans on being invited to receive the OBE award for her Services to Education in the 2014 New Year Honours List. ...
InTouch-Online (v 2.7.4.8) supplied by InTouch Software