LWC Golf Society

The LWC Golf Society is for Sternians, parents of current and former LWC pupils, staff and governors.  There is no membership fee to join the Society - it will be on a pay when you play basis. We hope to build up to a number of golf days at a variety of venues as the membership grows, so if you aren't able to make the first Golf Day, please still sign up as a member of... read more >

South West Reunion 2019

We are planning to meet again for lunch at the Compass Inn, Tormarton, Gloucestershire on Thursday, 26th September.  Invites have been sent out but if you have not got yours, do get in touch and we will look forward to seeing... read more >

Sternians Sports Festival

We had a fantastic sports festival on 8th September at LWC.  Great sportmanship from all the Sternians, LWC pupils and parents involved.  Great event we will build on for next year!  Full report in the sports... read more >

London Networking Drinks Autumn 2019

The next event will take place on Thursday, 10th October 2019, 6-8pm at Champagne Charlies. Both Sternians and LWC Parents are invited to join us for welcome drinks and nibbles.  There will then be a cash bar. Champagne Charlies is conveniently situated just off Villiers Street, WC2 6NG and the nearest tube stations are Embankment or Charing Cross.  (Champagne Charlies... read more >

LWCConnect launched

LWCConnect launched here on 1st July 2019 and is a networking platform for Sternians, parents and staff where you can connect directly with fellow Sternians, increase social and business networks, help others through mentoring or seek a mentor yourself, post or look for job opportunities, join groups and events.  Sign-up is quick and easy - you can use your LinkedIn,... read more >

Tony Whibley RIP

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the death of Tony Whibley, who was housemaster of Hazelveare from 1968-1984 and a teacher at LWC from 1961-1993. Tony was a much loved and respected member of staff and Sternian and a constant supporter at events.  He was also a great sportsman and to say he loved his cricket would be an understatement!  We will all miss... read more >

Over 60s Lunch 2019

The date for this year's Over 60s lunch is Friday, 29th November 2019.  We will meet again in the Farmers Club just off Whitehall between 12:30 and 3:30pm for a three course lunch with wines and coffee.  The Headmaster, Adam Williams, will be in attendance with our Farm Manager, Paul Sigley, who will update us on his farming year.  Please contact Gill Kelly in the office,... read more >

Mock Interview Morning

We started this venture two years ago, staffed by Sternians and current parents and it was such a success, we are doing it again.  The date is Saturday, 8th February 2020 from 9:30-12:30 and lunch is provided.  It is designed to give proper interview practice to the 5th form who have to submit proper CVs and come dressed the part.  They are given 10 minute interviews and 5... read more >

Bournemouth Reunion 2019

This very popular event will next take place on Thursday, 2nd May, 2019  at the Toby Carvery, Bournemouth.  If you would like to come, do get in touch with Gill Kelly in the... read more >

Careers Fair 2019

Life after LWC - the next event will take place on Tuesday, 19th March 2019 and will be staffed by Sternians and current parents.  if you would like to take part, please get in touch with Gill Kelly kellygi@lordwandsworth.org. It is a wonderful... read more >

Sternian T20 Cricket

This year's Sternian T20 Cricket match v the College 1st XI takes place on Sunday, 23rd June 2019 at LWC.  If you are interested in taking part, please contact Edward Walker... read more >

Sternian Saturday 2019

This year's Sternian main event at LWC takes place on Saturday, 15th June 2019.  All Sternians and their families welcome.  This will be a fabulous day with celebrations for 30 years of girls at LWC, Devizes to Westminster canoeing 21st! Years of 1958-1963 and 1964 getting together, Years ending in a 9 - what about you? LWC Saturday Activities Showcase, See the new dining... read more >

Calling all football loving Sternians

We had a fantastic inaugural football match involving the Sternians and the LWC 1st XI on 17th November. Brilliant weather, new pitch and spirit. Sternians won but did not get all their own way in the second half. Well done everyone and thanks to John Hodgson (2010 Sutton) for being captain and getting the team together.   ... read more >

Memorial Service for Roger Davies

A memorial service for much loved former Head of Classics and Summerfield tutor Roger Davies who passed away last December, took place on Saturday, 6th October 2018 in the Gavin Hall at LWC.  Some 150 Sternians, former staff, friends and colleagues of Roger gathered to hear fine eulogies and beautiful music played by Bernard and Beatrice Newman and sung by Ronan Busfield... read more >

Sternians Hockey 2019

Now where's that old hockey stick? The Sternians Hockey Tournament v the LWC 1sts takes place on Sunday, 13th January 2019 on the main astro at LWC.  These matches are highly competitive and places in the teams sought after!  All welcome, hot chocolate and hot lunch provided too.  Just let us know if you can make it so we can count you... read more >

Sternian Golf Tournament 2018

Regrettably, this event has been postponed until Spring 2019.  New date to be... read more >

Northern Reunion 2018

We are hosted our first reunion in the North for some time on Saturday, 21st July 2018 at the Bredbury Hall Hotel, Stockport SK6 2DH and it was a great success.  Our thanks to the years of 1967 and 1978 for making such efforts to attend.  Excuses for missing homework were duly given to our President, Peter Booth, and former senior deputy head, Tony Woolstone.  We'll... read more >

No Summer Reunion at LWC this year due to extensive building work

There is no Summer Reunion at LWC this June due to extensive building work taking place onsite.  However, there are lots of other events taking place during the year for Sternians to attend.  The AGM will be held at a date to be arranged before the end of... read more >

Sternians Hockey 2018

A bright but chilly day saw one Sternian Ladies team and two Men's teams turn out for the annual tussle for the Hockey Trophy.  Despite strong Sternian sides, the current LWC 1st XIs put all their training into play and managed to defeat both Sternian teams.  The first time for a while but looking on the bright side, it bodes well for Sternian teams in the... read more >

Wonderful Service to unveil new War Memorial

We were honoured that Sternian George 'Johnny' Johnson, MBE DFM (287) came to unveil the new war memorial at our Remembrance Service on Friday, 10th November.  It was a very moving service with the whole school, staff, Sternians and guests in attendance.  We were also honoured with a fly past from one of the chinooks based at RAF Odiham.  All in all, a wonderful... read more >

Sternian Reunion 2018

Between Easter and the end of October 2018, the College is conducting a project of major building works to radically alter and enhance the dining hall building. Throughout that period, meal provision for the whole school and staff body will be under considerable strain, so the College has requested that all events be cancelled or postponed for the duration of the work. The... read more >

Sternian Golf Tournament

Great Sternian golf tournament at Windlesham Golf Club in Surrey.  Hotly contested as ever with a LWC community mixture of Sternians, pupils and staff playing including the Headmaster!  The Sternian team won though so congratulations to... read more >

South West Reunion

We had a very successful and enjoyable South West Reunion on 28th September at Tormarton.  Thanks to all who came and do look out for the photos on our flickr account, accessed through the Gallery... read more >

Sternian Rugby Sevens and Netball Tournament

We had a great LWC community spirit for our rugby sevens and netball on 10th September.  Our thanks to all the Sternians, staff, FLWC, pupils and parents who made it such a fun event.  Congrats to the Hangover Heroes who won the rugby trophy and to the Sternian Younguns who won the netball ... read more >

Another great win for Sternian 1st XI

The annual T20 cricket match between the Sternians and the LWC 1st XI took place on 25th June.  It was another high scoring match but the seasoned alumni prevailed for the 6th time in a row, also beating a team from Binstead CC in the afternoon.  A lovely day in bright sunshine that showcased LWC at its... read more >

Sternian Reunion 2017

We had a wonderful reunion in glorious sunshine with over 100 Sternians enjoying themselves.  Look out for the photos on our flickr... read more >

London Drinks

New London drinks event date to be posted... read more >

Now you can search Sternian Archives

Have you looked yet? We are continuing the enormous task of digitising the Sternian archives and the latest additions include most of the Sower and Sternian magazines.  We see this as an important and ongoing project which we hope to build on year on year. ... read more >

Fabulous Foundation Day at LWC

Celebrating the Lord Wandsworth Foundation with a dedicated Foundation Day has now become an annual event.  Sternians, parents, Foundationers and their friends and representatives of the trusts who support foundationers gathered together in the newly refurbished Gavin Hall on 14th March to hear stories of Foundationers old and new and what the College means to them.  We... read more >

Sternians win Hockey Tournament against LWC

It was very wet and cold but our hardy Sternians all turned up for their matches.  Sternian Ladies won 3-1 and Sternian Men, of which there was so many, we played a group of shorter matches so they could all play, won by overall goals scored.  See full report... read more >

President’s Drinks

This event is held every November for our President, Committee members and Senior Sternians and former staff to welcome new staff to LWC.  It is a timely chance for new staff, who have a half term under their belts by then, to take stock and chat to those more experienced at life at LWC and is very successful.  We wish all new staff long and happy careers at the... read more >

Happy Birthday Your Majesty from the Bournemouth Reunion

As this year's event coincided with Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday, Ron Burlingham donned a union jack bowler hat and waved a flag and led us in a toast to Her Majesty.  ... read more >

South West Reunion goes from strength to strength

This reunion is held every two years and is very popular with those who live in the South West who are not always able to make the journey to Long Sutton.  We were delighted to meet Ellen Hillier nee Webb this year.  Ellen attended Gosden House known as the Lord Wandsworth Girls School from 1936-1942 and regaled us with vivid memories of her time there and her visits to... read more >

Fabulous Flautist wins Cotterill Cup

After hearing over 100 performances on 11th March 2016 on a variety of different instruments, Sternian Brian Cotterill (1985 Summerfield and Head of Music at St Edmund's School, Hindhead) awarded the Overall Beginner Winner to Grace Bradshaw. ... read more >

Two majors went to row…

How did you spend Christmas?  Not in a boat measuring 7m x 2m in an Atlantic swell I assume?!  On 20th December 2015, Major Dave Lambert (2000 School), Army Air Corps and fellow Major Tom Brunwin set off from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to row the Atlantic in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. ... read more >

Sternians welcome former parents as Associate Members

The Sternians' Association has taken the innovative step of inviting all former parents to join as Associate Members of the Association. Parents are welcome to join and need only contact the Sternians Office. The commitment of parents can be as long as ten years or even more if they have several children at the College. It seemed logical to enable that involvement with... read more >