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Rise to the Clarion Call

3rd April 2020

A lovely message of hope, love and goodwill to the world from SOUTH AFRICA. Composed, written and produced by Mathieu Eschmann & Nick Neil-Boss (Armstrong 1966).Listen to it HERE!

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Hole in One!

2nd April 2020

Well done Matt Barlow (Armstrong 2018)! Please share your hole in one stories with us at foundation@sacschool.com!

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Walter Scott Prize Nomination - A Sin of Omission

1st April 2020

Congratulations to Honorary OA Marguerite Poland on being shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for her book A SIN OF OMISSION The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the world First awarded in the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction honours ...

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Chapel Windows restoration

3rd March 2020

Over the past three weeks a professional team has been renovating more of the chapel’s stained-glass windows The lead in the windows was showing signs of oxidising cracks the putty had dried out and the outer wooden frames to protect the windows were now becoming brittle The restorers closed up ...

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John Dempster (Armstrong 2012) rows across the Atlantic Ocean

14th February 2020

Well done to solo rower John Dempster (Armstrong 2012) of Watering The Mind on completing the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2019, the World’s Toughest Row in 63 days, 9 hours, 14 minutes. He has rowed 3,000 miles (4 800km!) across the Atlantic Ocean! CONGRATULATIONS John - we are proud of you! NEC ASPERA TERRENT

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Is this the time to buy property?

11th February 2020

Is this the time to buy property We all know the benefits of owning one’s own property Over time one accumulates wealth Rent is avoided and any monthly payments that are made are put into your own property One can improve one’s property according to one’s budget timescale and taste ...

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Skydiving at 95!

5th December 2019

The Foundation Office received the following interesting story from Peter Levey Graham recently I think that you published the story of Graham Dods’ Hon OA bungy jump off the Storms River Bridge in Since I was intending to visit Cape Town in this prompted me to meet with my old ...

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St Andrew’s College Rhodes Scholar-Elect for 2020: Emma Frances Dreyer (DSG Class of 2014)

21st October 2019

ST ANDREW’S COLLEGE RHODES SCHOLAR-ELECT FOR EMMA FRANCES DREYERMrs Shelley Frayne and Mr Alan Thompson the Heads of The Diocesan School for Girls DSG and St Andrew’s College respectively are delighted to announce that St Andrew’s College Rhodes Scholar-elect for is Ms Emma Dreyer Emma achieved a Bachelor of Science ...

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