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Old black and white photo of horses pulling plough in front of the Leighton Park building
October 9, 2019

Service, sacrifice & whalemeat sausage: new book about Leighton Park & World War II +

In 1939, Edgar Castle, Headmaster of Leighton Park from 1928 to 1948, wrote these words to Charles Evans, Headmaster from 1910 to 1928: ‘I didn’t think I should have to pilot … Read More +

Former Head, Bill Spray with his wife Christine Spray with a water colour painting of Leighton Park building
September 27, 2019

Remembering Christine Spray +

With sadness, we received the news of the death of Christine Spray, widow of former Head, Bill Spray, at her home in Oxford.  We will share details of funeral or … Read More +

Old Leightonian Kirsty Walker talks about 2000 mile cycle challenge
September 20, 2019

OL Kirsty’s 2000 mile cycle challenge +

Old Leightonian Kirsty Walker (Reckitt 2018) wowed the School community in Collect talking about her epic 2000 miles solo cycle adventure in aid of the charity MIND.

Black and White portrait of former Head of Grove Nigel Calkin
June 4, 2019

75 Years On: Remembering LP’s D Day Fallen +

As the world reflects on the sacrifices and heroism witnessed on the Normandy beaches 75 years ago, a chance to reflect on two Old Leightonians who also lost their lives … Read More +

Old Leightonian, Joey MacMillan, sitting on wheel of Formula One car
May 15, 2019

From Maths Formulae to Formula One +

Old Leightonian Joey MacMillan (2008)  is perfect proof that Maths can be extremely cool,  He writes “I am one of four “Race Strategy Engineers” for Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One … Read More +

Leighton Park's Glider Crew reunite outside doors
March 4, 2019

60 years on, Leighton Park’s glider crew reunite +

An astonishing episode in Leighton Park’s history was the building and flying of a school glider by the boys with teacher John Simpson, in the 1950s and 1960s. To mark … Read More +

Oscars awards logo
February 19, 2019

Oscars and Old Leightonians +

Rooting for Old Leightonian Nathan Crowley, who is nominated for the fifth time for Production Design of the extraordinary movie “First Man”. Nathan has a string of top film credits, … Read More +

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