Old Seafordians return for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day WreathSeaford College welcomed Old Seafordians back to the College for it’s annual Remembrance Day Service and Parade on Sunday 12th November. This is always a very special event in the Seaford College calendar, with over 1,500 current pupils, alumni and family members attending a lovely service, which this year was led by The Reverend Canon David Nason. It’s always an important day in the calendar where we not only honor the fallen, but also provide opportunities for Old Seafordians to return to the College and catch-up with each other. Continue reading

Seaford CCF Compete in the Divisional Skills Competition

Seaford CCF's team at the Divisional Skills Competition, Longmoor CampFor the first time in several years, Seaford CCF entered a team for the Divisional Skills Competition held at Longmoor Camp on the 25th and 26th April.

The team had tea at Seaford College prior to departing on Friday to settle in the accommodation ready for the activities on Saturday. The team Captain, Cadet SSgt Harry Marchant, attended the evening briefing, and relayed the details to the team members.

The Competition activities were full-on once they started: Command Tasks to test team work, Shooting to test personal skills, Military and Map Reading Knowledge to test basic knowledge. The First Aid Stand was a tribute to the professional organisation of the Cadet Training Team, and the Seaford team rose to the occasion: Continue reading

Seaford’s Success at The Schools Challenge

Seaford's successful shooting teamOn Wednesday 11th March Seaford College entered The Schools Challenge at the Oxford Gun Company, competing against schools from across the country. The shoot was shot over eight stands of sporting clays for a total out of 50, and a maximum team score of 250.

The Seaford U15s performed very well, with the individual scores as follows: James Hannington 38, Henry Lunt 30, Cameron Elmslie 26, Ollie Somers 32 and Ben Cutler 35. They achieved an impressive team total of 160/250, which gave them a great second place in the competition. Overall winners of the category were the A Team from Helena Romanes School with a score of 174/250.

The Seaford Senior side scored as follows: Douglas Haytor 45, Joe Alexander 30, William Morris 28, Jack Hubard 39 and Robert Beaton 24. They scored a total of 165, and The Royal Agricultural University won the category with a total of 221/250.

Seaford was also represented by Erin Hart in the U15 category, and she scored 13/50, and by Izzi Hart, who also scored 13/50, in the Seniors category.

Tony Bracci, clay pigeon shooting coach, who runs training sessions on Saturday morning at Seaford’s own clay pigeon range nestled at the foot of the South Downs, said: ‘All students shot well and were a credit to the school with impeccable behaviour. Many thanks to all the parents and Ben Southall for their support, and especially Mr Lunt for driving the mini bus.’

If you are interested in clay shooting at Seaford College, our clay range operates each Saturday during term time between 10am – 5pm with open practice sessions as part of our Shooting Academy 10am -12pm.

For more details please contact Tony Bracci at tonybraccishooting@gmail.com

Remembrance Sunday Service and Activities

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Dear Seafordians

Mr John Green, Headmaster warmly welcomes all Seafordians to join in the Remembrance Sunday service on Sunday 9 November 2014 at Seaford College. As you will know, it is a very special event in the College calendar bringing current and post pupils together for a very extraordinary service. Everyone is asked to be in their seats in the Sports Hall for 10.30am.

After the service, a buffet lunch will be provided in Mansion House in the Senior Dining Room for Old Seafordians, governors and staff members. It will be a relaxed atmosphere, allowing a great opportunity to catch up with alumni as well as former and current members of staff.   If you would like to attend, it would be very helpful to receive your RSVP by Wednesday 29 October. Please contact Miss Jo Browne, School Secretary on 01798 867392 or email jbrowne@seaford.org so we can inform our catering team. We will do our best to accommodate any late responses but we cannot guarantee a place so please let us know as soon as you can.

There is a number of sporting activities available to take part in or to spectate commencing at 2pm.   Please see the list below and make contact with the activity organiser if you are interested in joining in.  All the activities below are weather dependent and may be postponed if the weather conditions are unkind.

Clay Pigeon Shooting: Tony Bracci: tonybraccishooting@gmail.com

Golf: Neil Macfarlane: golf@seaford.org

Football: Antony Cook: acook@seaford.org

Tennis: Antony Cook: acook@seaford.org

Men’s Hockey: Nick Gregory: nickgregory3@hotmail.co.uk

Old Boys’ Kit: White shirts (provided by the College). Shorts & Socks – bring your own (white and dark of both if possible.)

Clay Pigeon Shooting: Due to the time restraints and the sheer volume of people who attend this event is offered to competent shooter and will be a 25 bird sporting shoot.

Tea and cakes will be served in the Senior Dining room following the afternoon of the activities have finished, approximately 4pm.   We look forward to meeting you all and hope you will be able to join us for this very special day in the Seaford College calendar.

With Kind Regards

John Green