We Will Remember Them

Today we remember Old Silcoatians, Ronald and Harry Moorhouse who were sadly killed at Passchendaele on this day in 1917. We also found the following excerpt from our Silcoatian Magazine from the time.  The following video was taken at our Remembrance Day Service last...

John Baggaley

We are saddened to learn of the death of John Baggaley. John was Headmaster at Silcoates from 1978-1991. The funeral service will take place at St Margaret's Church, Ilkley on 3rd February at...

‘No Horizon’ Workshop Ahead Of Edinburgh

We were delighted to offer the use of our Music School last weekend to the cast of the musical ‘No Horizon’ as they held a vocal workshop with Sam Cable, a West End musical director.  They had a fantastic day and Sam’s input inspired and encouraged everyone through...

World Cup Rugby Success For Max

On Saturday evening, the England U20 rugby team won the U20 World Championship, beating Ireland 45-21 in the final at the AJ Bell stadium in Manchester.  All the matches have been live on Sky Sports and the England team has included former Silcoates student Max...

Silcoatians Association Summer Lunch

The annual Summer Reunion Lunch was its usual convivial affair on Saturday 11th June, with forty people gathering in the Dining Hall to catch up with friends and hear about what has been happening at school.  Andrew Jeffery, the Chairman of the Association, thanked...

Tennis Vs Old Silcoatians

After losing to the Senior Boys in last year’s match, the Old Silcoatian team were determined to gain the victory this time around in the annual fixture against the school, which survived the weather and took place on Saturday. It was the Senior Boys who took the lead...

Eileen Ong

We are sad to announce the death of Mrs Eileen Ong on 17th May, after a short illness. Eileen came to Silcoates in the 1950s, accompanying her husband, Phil, who, following service in the Royal Artillery (during which he served in the Korean War), and a brief spell as...

Will Makes Professional Football Debut

Former Silcoates student Will Longbottom made his debut for Doncaster Rovers FC on Sunday in their 0-0 draw with Burton Albion.  Will left Silcoates last year after his GCSEs to take up a professional contract with Doncaster, where he has worked his way through their...

Sportsman’s Dinner

This year’s Sportsman’s Dinner was another highly convivial and enjoyable evening.  Despite the unseasonably cold end of April temperature inside the Sports Hall, the atmosphere was suitably warm as we enjoyed an excellent meal and arguably some of the best after...

Peter Hinchliffe OS 44-53

We are saddened to give notice that Peter Hinchliffe OS, died on Wednesday 20th April in London after a very short illness. He was at Silcoates between 1944 and 1953 and was Chairman of the Old Silcoatians Association in 1980-81. He obtained a degree in Mining...