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  • OB News: Final Edition

    The final edition of Old Buckwellians News (November 2021) has now been published. In future, news and information will continue to be circulated by email. If you are not on our mailing list (or are not sure if we have the correct address) please contact

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  • BHCHS Network: time for change

    In July 2021, we decided that it is time to make an important change in the way we continue the network of former pupils and staff from BHCHS. We sent details in a message to all email addresses in our database. You may not have seen the message if we didn't hold a valid email address. We

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  • BHCHS Documentary

    Our long-awaited documentary has now been released. BHCHS: The Politics of Education is  a 30 minute film that charts the history of the school and events leading to its demise. Click on the image below to view the film.  

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  • Annual Dinner 2021

    We were sorry that it was necessary to cancel the 2020 Dinner as a result of the virus, but we ha

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  • My Dad's a Policeman

    My Dad’s a Policeman by Robert Druce (BHCHS 1940-47) This superbly written autobiography chronicles the childhood and teenage years growing up in Loughton before and during the War. The author was one of the ablest,

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  • Join our Facebook Group

    Our Facebook page is a great way to share news and nostalgia. We now have 650 members in the group and it would be great to push this to over 1,000.  If you have never tried Facebook you may get a pleasant surprise. Click

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  • John Whaler

    Tributes began pouring in after the news that John Whaler, the last Headmaster of BHCHS, died on 1st February at the age of 84. One of the most skilled and respected teachers, he was a man who demonstrated a perfect command of his profession during his thirty-year career at our school. Jo

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  • Sixth Formers 1980-90

    The Loughton CHS web master has launched a page on their site with photos from the final decade when their sixth form was combined with ours. Can you help with the identification?  Skip over to their website by clicking the image below.....

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