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OP Drinks: Third Thursday
Time: 17:30
Venue: Apex London Wall Hotel

Continuing this pilot event series from the autumn term, we invite OPs from across the generations to join us on the Third Thursday of each month in January, February and March. This event series is an opportunity for OPs to meet and reconnect in venues across London and to share good conversation over a drink or two.

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Community | Old Paulines

Oxford Dinner
Time: 18:30
Venue: Hertford College

We welcome any Old Paulines studying at Oxford to the 2019 Oxford Dinner. Not only a chance to catch up with old friends and staff from the school but also to welcome the Old Pauline freshers who joined the University in the autumn.

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Community | Old Paulines

RAP Project Information Evening for Fifth Form Parents
Time: 18:30
Venue: St Paul’s School - Montgomery Room

Deana Puccio and Allison Havey co-founded the RAP Project in 2013, and have now spoken to over 40,000 pupils in over 150 schools. They will address Fifth Form pupils in the afternoon and then return that evening to offer parents the opportunity to hear their talk first hand. The talk aims to raise awareness about sexual assault and rape and their prevention. It also covers online pornography, sexting, body image, the influence of social media and the effect on behaviour caused by excessive alcohol consumption.

Parents will be notified when tickets are released through the Parent Portal. For any queries please contact JTH@StPaulsSchool.org.uk 

School|Parents

Parents’ Group: Lower Eighth Coffee Morning (Barnes)
Time: 10:30
Venue: Barnes

We are delighted to invite you to our coffee mornings once again this year. These are run by Lower Eighth Form parents for Lower Eighth Form parents and you are welcome to join any of them. If your nearest one happens to be on a day you can’t make then please feel free to go to another, or multiple ones if you like. Please reply directly to the host, Claudia Breibart at claudiarestis@gmail.com.

Community | Parents

Engineering Network Event - POSTPONED
Time: 18:15
Venue: The Department Store, Brixton

The St Paul’s Professional Groups were first launched in 2016 in collaboration with the Old Pauline Club and Parents’ Group. Their aim is to connect those working in specific professional fields and to support current pupils and young OPs in their career journey.
Following the success of our Engineering Launch we are pleased to welcome members of the St Paul’s community working in or with an interest in engineering to our second meeting. This will take place in The Department Store, the recently restored space housing architects Squires and Partners, and will feature a prominent speaker from the community.

Book here.

Community | Parents, Former Parents, Paulines, Old Paulines

Parents’ Group: Lower Eighth Coffee Morning (Kensington)
Time: 10:30
Venue: Kensington

We are delighted to invite you to our coffee mornings once again this year. These are run by Lower Eighth Form parents for Lower Eighth Form parents and you are welcome to join any of them. If your nearest one happens to be on a day you can’t make then please feel free to go to another, or multiple ones if you like. Please reply directly to the host, Claudia Breibart at claudiarestis@gmail.com.

Community | Parents

The Treasures of the St Paul’s Rare Books Collection
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Venue: St Paul’s School - Kayton Library

Visit St Paul’s Kayton Library to explore the treasures of the Schofield Rare Books Room. This event will allow the community to have an in-depth look into the School’s collection. Numbers will be limited, so please book promptly.

Book your place here

Community | Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Milton Gallery: Art & Science Private View
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: St Paul’s School

This inspirational exhibition demonstrates what happens when artists use Biology, Physics and Chemistry to inspire their work. Pieces will include; brass bowls made from NASA satellite images of hurricanes, the zoological drawings of insects that became dresses on the Alexander McQueen catwalk, the beauty of a virus under the microscope and much more. Anyone with an interest in Art, Science and the world around us is very welcome to attend this, our final show of the academic year by professional artists. The show will also be running during school hours from the 28 February until 22 March.

For more information, please contact LRMcL@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

Arts | Parents, Former Parents, Paulines, Old Paulines

Upper Eighth Form Parents’ Supper - Leavers’ Appeal Launch
Time: 19:30
Venue: St Paul’s School

Parents of the Upper Eighth Form are invited to join the High Master for a celebration of their final year at St Paul’s. The evening will be a chance to reminisce with friends, all in aid of the school’s bursary campaign. John Colet’s vision, to educate able boys regardless of their means or background, continues to guide the modern school and since 2008 St Paul’s has articulated its vision to increase bursary provision on a grand scale. Come along to find out about how you can support the programme.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to community@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

Community | Parents, Paulines

Parents’ Group: Lower Eighth Coffee Morning (Hampstead)
Time: 10:30
Venue: Hampstead

We are delighted to invite you to our coffee mornings once again this year. These are run by Lower Eighth Form parents for Lower Eighth Form parents and you are welcome to join any of them. If your nearest one happens to be on a day you can’t make then please feel free to go to another, or multiple ones if you like. Please reply directly to the host, Claudia Breibart at claudiarestis@gmail.com.

Community | Parents

Pauline Perspectives IV (Wathen Hall)
Time: 18:30
Venue: St Paul’s School - Wathen Hall

The annual Pauline Perspectives will return for the fourth time in 2019. Once again, this will be a community-wide event comprising students, parents, Old Paulines, Governors and staff.Come along and make your voice heard in a topical debate. Organised by the St Paul’s School Parents’ Group, the event will begin with drinks and canapés in the Wathen Hall Foyer at 7.00pm, with the debate starting at 7.45pm. All participants will be asked to vote before and after the debate to determine how many hearts and minds have been swayed by the arguments of our distinguished panel.

BOOK HERE

Parents’ Group: Lower Eighth Coffee Morning (Richmond)
Time: 10:30
Venue: Richmond

We are delighted to invite you to our coffee mornings once again this year. These are run by Lower Eighth Form parents for Lower Eighth Form parents and you are welcome to join any of them. If your nearest one happens to be on a day you can’t make then please feel free to go to another, or multiple ones if you like. Please reply directly to the host, Claudia Breibart at claudiarestis@gmail.com.

Community | Parents

Chemistry Enrichment
Time: 09:15
Venue: St Paul’s School

The aim of this course is to provide keen and talented scientists with the opportunity to undertake substantial undergraduate level organic synthesis. This is a great chance to get ‘hands-on’ with equipment and chemicals, as well as learning sophisticated and practical techniques and organic reactions. It will be invaluable experience for those considering Chemistry and related degrees with the teaching expertise and laboratory facilities available at St Paul’s.

For more information please contact jcm@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

School | Partner Schools

Music Competition
Time: 09:30
Venue: St Paul’s School

The Music Competition is open to all students, in both senior and junior categories. It promises to be an exciting day of music-making with musicians competing in their instrumental families and voice. Two adjudicators will choose who goes through to the final which will happen at the start of the summer term. All are more welcome to come and watch.

Arts | Parents, Former Parents, Paulines, Old Paulines

New York Club Lunch
Time: 12:00
Venue: University Club, New York

All Old Paulines, Paulinas, Colet Fellows, parents and former parents and friends of SPS and SPGS are invited to our next SPS/SPGS alumni/ae and friends lunch at the University Club in New York. Come enjoy the fabulous buffet and raw bar (plus divine chocolate mousse) and Pauline/Paulina conversations. The University Club’s dress code requires jacket and tie for men, and equivalent for ladies.

RSVP to simon@sstrauss.net.

Community | Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines

The Merry Widow
Time: 18:30
Venue: London Coliseum

Old Pauline Max Webster (1996-2001) makes his English National Opera debut directing Franz Lehár’s comic Masterpiece, The Merry Widow. Played out in a stream of memorable melodies, including the familiar Vilja Song and Merry Widow Waltz, and in a truly glamourous setting, Lehár’s operetta centres on the relationship between the dazzling Danilo and wealthy young widow Hanna.

Book here.

Community | Parents, Former Parents, Pauline, Old Paulines

PSHE: Fourth and Fifth Forms: – Julie Johnson, ‘Substance abuse – what parents should know’ (Montgomery Room)
Time: 18:30
Venue: St Paul’s School

In this seminar Julie Johnson talks about illegal drugs, new psychoactive substances (formerly known as ‘legal highs’) and the new legislation on them; and dietary and body-building supplements.

Parents will be notified when tickets are available through the Parent Portal. For any queries contact JTH@StPaulsSchool.org.uk.

School | Parents

Sixth Form Parents’ Wine Tasting and Canapes Reception
Time: 19:45
Venue: Artisan and Vine - Artisan and Vine, 195/197 Lower Richmond Road, Putney

Back by popular demand! An opportunity to taste a special selection of boutique wines at Artisan and Vine.

BOOK HERE

Community| Parents

Music: Barnes Festival Opening Night: Music and Invention
Time: 19:30
Venue:

The SPS Chamber Choir joins with the Senior Choir from St Paul’s Girls’ School in a performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria as part of a concert to open the Barnes Music Festival 2019. The programme also includes music by Richter and Roxana Panufnik. This year’s theme is “Music and Invention”, with a special focus on the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death.

Tickets £15 for SPS parents with discount code STPAULS, available from 22 January 2019.

Book here.

Arts| Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Colet Choral Society Concert
Time: 18:30
Venue: Great Hall, St Paul’s Girls’ School

In Spring term, the Colet Choral Society is tackling Haydn’s iconic Nelson Mass, along with a selection of unaccompanied motets. Do join us for an evening of delightful music and to support the community choir.

Arts| Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

SPARTA WATHEN HALL Lecture and Drinks Reception: Van Gogh and Britain Talk by Carol Jacobi (Tate Curator of British Art 1850-1915)
Time: 19:00
Venue: Wathen Hall

Dr Carol Jacobi will give a special introduction to the forthcoming Tate Britain EY Exhibition: Van Gogh and Britain. It will be the first exhibition to take a look at the artist through his relationship with Britain. Bringing together the largest group of Van Gogh paintings shown in the UK for nearly a decade, the exhibition will include over 40 works by the artist from public and private collections around the world. Her talk will elaborate how Van Gogh was inspired by British art, literature and culture throughout his career and how he in turn inspired British artists.


The EY Exhibition: Van Gogh and Britain will be at Tate Britain from 27 March to 11 August 2019.

For all External bookings, please BOOK HERE

Arts| All

Upper Eighth Form Parents’ Supper - Leavers’ Appeal Launch
Time: 19:30
Venue: St Paul’s School

Parents of the Upper Eighth Form are invited
to join the High Master for a celebration of their final year at St Paul’s. The evening will be a chance to reminisce with friends, all in aid of the school’s bursary campaign. John Colet’s vision, to educate able boys regardless of their means or background, continues to guide the modern school and since 2008 St Paul’s has articulated its vision to increase bursary provision on a grand scale. Come along to find out about how you can support the programme.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to community@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

Community | Parents, Paulines,

Music: A Cappella Concert
Time: 19:00
Venue: Wathen Hall

A celebration of the glories of unaccompanied singing, featuring our Junior A Cappella Group, Concert Choir (directed this year by U8th former Oscar O’Brien) and Motley Croon. A wide range of close harmony, barbershop and a cappella classics in the warm acoustic of the Wathen Hall.

For queries contact Vikki Thomas, Music Administrator vnt@stpaulsschool.org.uk

Book here

Arts| Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

SPJ Spring Fling Fundraising Event
Time: 19:00
Venue: St Paul’s Church, Hammersmith

St Paul’s takes great pride in offering an outstanding education to talented boys, irrespective of their family’s financial circumstances. Our annual Spring Fling for St Paul’s Juniors’ parents and guests has supported the school’s Bursary Fund since 2011. In the last nine years, this event has raised over £1m. Please join us for what is always a very special evening in support of the St Paul’s Bursary Fund.

For any queries please contact spjspringfling@gmail.com.

Community| Parents

Rowing: Schools Head of the River (H) (5th, 6th & 8th Form)

Venue: St Paul’s School

The St Paul’s School Boat Club Parents’ Committee will offer tea and coffee by the towpath. Come along and support the crews as they set off from the St Paul’s School Boat House and help to provide cheering and applause as they row past the School.

Sport | Parents, Former Parents, Paulines, Old Paulines

Exponential Physics
Time: 09:00
Venue: St Paul’s School

This free workshop aims to give students confidence and skills in a core area of Physics with accessible examples. Recommended for AS or A2 students who are looking to apply to competitive universities for courses in Physics, Engineering and Maths.

For any enquiries please contact jcm@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

School | Paulines, Partner Schools

Chemistry Enrichment
Time: 09:15
Venue: St Paul’s School

The aim of this course is to provide keen and talented scientists with the opportunity to undertake substantial undergraduate level organic synthesis. This is a great chance to get ‘hands-on’ with equipment and chemicals, as well as learning sophisticated and practical techniques and organic reactions. It will be invaluable experience for those considering Chemistry and related degrees with the teaching expertise and laboratory facilities available at St Paul’s.

For more information please contact jcm@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

School | Partner Schools

Upper Eighth Form Parents’ Supper - Leavers’ Appeal Launch
Time: 19:30
Venue: St Paul’s School

Parents of the Upper Eighth Form are invited to join the High Master for a celebration of their final year at St Paul’s. The evening will be a chance to reminisce with friends, all in aid of the school’s bursary campaign. John Colet’s vision, to educate able boys regardless of their means or background, continues to guide the modern school and since 2008 St Paul’s has articulated its vision to increase bursary provision on a grand scale. Come along to find out about how you can support the programme.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to community@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

Community | Parents, Paulines

Sixth Form Parents’ Spring Walking Tour: Mother’s Ruin - the London Gin Craze
Time: 10:30
Venue: Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road

A walking tour around 18th century London to learn more about the Gin Craze that fuelled the riotous street scenes depicted by Hogarth. Sample some yourself in the pub at the end of the tour. This 2 hour tour, led by a Museum of London guide, costs £22 each with drink included in the price. 

Only 20 places available, please contact: Pippa.Gravestock@btinternet.com

Community| Parents

Old Pauline Lodge Meeting
Time: 17:00
Venue: St Paul’s School

This is the centenary year for the Old Pauline Lodge, founded in 1919 for old boys and current and former staff of St Paul’s School. Membership reflects the rich cultural and religious diversity found at the school itself. The Lodge hosts four meetings at the school each year. Please get in touch if you are interested in attending or learning more.

To join, please contact Nigel Young: secretary@oldpaulinelodge.org.uk

Community| Old Paulines | Former Staff | Current Staff

Music: Ensembles Concert (Wathen Hall)
Time: 19:00
Venue: St Paul’s School

A selection of performances from SPS musicians demonstrating the full range of group music-making at St Paul’s. The concert will feature Big Band, Big Sax Group, String Orchestra, Wind Orchestra and more!

For queries contact Vikki Thomas, Music Administrator vnt@stpaulsschool.org.uk

Book here.

Arts | Parents, Former Parents, Paulines, Old Paulines

Upper Eighth Drinks and Canapes at Kindred
Time: 19:00
Venue: Kindred

Please join us after the Upper Eighth Parent’s Evening at Kindred, Hammersmith for drinks and canapes.

More details and booking information to follow.

Shoreditch Street Art Tour
Time: 10:45
Venue: EAT Cafe, 95 City Road, London, EC1Y 1BD

Join Fifth Form Parents for a street art tour covering different types of street art techniques, including a huge variety of street art by domestic and international artists, as well as some Banksy murals. The tour will be between 1.5 and 2 hours in duration. Please sign up by 15 February 2019.
The tour will start near Old Street tube station and finish in Rivington Street, EC2.

BOOK HERE

Arts | Parents

Sharp as Needles: The Mysterious Adventures of the Baker Street Irregulars
Time: 18:30
Venue: St Paul’s Juniors - School Hall

“There’s more work to be got out of those little beggars than out of a dozen of the force. The mere sight of an official looking person seals men’s lips. These youngsters however, go everywhere and hear everything. They are sharp as needles, too; all they want is organisation.”
A Study in Scarlet.

The Upper Second Year present an affectionate homage to the magnificent world of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, and London’s unofficial [police] force, The Baker Street Irregulars. These plucky young detectives are able to move almost unnoticed through the mysterious and crime-ridden streets of Victorian London… who knows what secrets they will uncover?

Arts| Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

OP Drinks: Third Thursday
Time: 18:30
Venue:

Continuing this pilot event series from the autumn term, we invite OPs from across the generations to join us on the Third Thursday
of each month in January, February and March. This event series is an opportunity for OPs to meet and reconnect in venues across London and to share good conversation over a drink
or two.

Book here.

Community| Old Paulines

Wine Tasting at 67 Pall Mall
Time: 19:00
Venue: 67 Pall Mall, St James’s, London, SW1Y 5ES

67 Pall Mall once again opens its doors to the St Paul’s community for an evening of wine tasting. This time with the theme of Old World vs. New World. Taste traditional wines from France, Italy and Spain and compare, sometimes blind, with the modern flavours of Australia, Argentina and the United States. 

Paired with complimentary cheeses and introduced by an experienced sommelier, this popular event in a beautiful location is not one to be missed. 

Book tickets here.

Community | Parents, Former Parents, Former Staff, Old Paulines

Drama: Titus (Samuel Pepys Theatre)
Time: 19:30
Venue: St Paul’s School - Samuel Pepys Theatre

“Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand.” In the desert wastes, Titus wages war to protect the last bastion of civilisation from the barbarian hordes. But the very principles which Titus stands for will set in motion a chain of events of barely conceivable cruelty. Shakespeare’s first, yet most strikingly modern, tragedy explodes on to the school stage in a riot of blood, fire and the blackest of comedy.

BOOK HERE

Arts| Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Sharp as Needles: The Mysterious Adventures of the Baker Street Irregulars
Time: 18:30
Venue: St Paul’s Juniors - School Hall

“There’s more work to be got out of those little beggars than out of a dozen of the force. The mere sight of an official looking person seals men’s lips. These youngsters however, go everywhere and hear everything. They are sharp as needles, too; all they want is organisation.”
A Study in Scarlet. 

The Upper Second Year present an affectionate homage to the magnificent world of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, and London’s unofficial [police] force, The Baker Street Irregulars. These plucky young detectives are able to move almost unnoticed through the mysterious and crime-ridden streets of Victorian London… who knows what secrets
they will uncover?

Arts | Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Music: Leonardo and his Flying Machine (Wathen Hall)
Time: 19:00
Venue: St Paul’s School

As part of the Barnes Music Festival 2019, St Paul’s School is proud to partner with local primary schools and the Rodolfus Choir to present a programme of music inspired by flight and of Leonardo da Vinci’s flying machines in particular. The programme will include the world premiere of a new commission by SPS Director of Music, Mark Wilderspin.

Tickets via Barnes Music Festival website

Arts| Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Drama: Titus (Samuel Pepys Theatre)
Time: 19:30
Venue: St Paul’s School - Samuel Pepys Theatre

“Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand.” In the desert wastes, Titus wages war to protect the last bastion of civilisation from the barbarian hordes. But the very principles which Titus stands for will set in motion a chain of events of barely conceivable cruelty. Shakespeare’s first, yet most strikingly modern, tragedy explodes on to the school stage in a riot of blood, fire and the blackest of comedy.

BOOK HERE

Arts | Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Chemistry Enrichment
Time: 09:15
Venue: St Paul’s School

The aim of this course is to provide keen and talented scientists with the opportunity to undertake substantial undergraduate level organic synthesis. This is a great chance to get ‘hands-on’ with equipment and chemicals, as well as learning sophisticated and practical techniques and organic reactions. It will be invaluable experience for those considering Chemistry and related degrees with the teaching expertise and laboratory facilities available at St Paul’s.

For more information please contact jcm@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

School | Partner Schools

Drama: Titus (Samuel Pepys Theatre)
Time: 19:30
Venue: St Paul’s School - Samuel Pepys Theatre

“Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand.” In the desert wastes, Titus wages war to protect the last bastion of civilisation from the barbarian hordes. But the very principles which Titus stands for will set in motion a chain of events of barely conceivable cruelty. Shakespeare’s first, yet most strikingly modern, tragedy explodes on to the school stage in a riot of blood, fire and the blackest of comedy.

BOOK HERE

Arts | Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Spring Concert 1
Time: 18:30
Venue: Wathen Hall

The spring concerts showcase the wide range of the Music Department’s ensembles and choirs, from the Recital Choir and Orchestra to the Jazz and Piano ensembles. A variety of soloists across the two performances complete a wonderful evening of music making.

Book here.

Arts| Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Upper Second Year Pop Up Art Gallery
Time: 16:00
Venue: St Paul’s Juniors - Conference Room

This spring term the SPJ Art department will repeat the highly successful Pop-up Art Exhibitions featuring artwork from every boy in the Upper Third. This private view will take place in the SPJ Conference Room at 4pm to which the parents of the Upper Third boys are invited, but of course, all parents are welcome to attend. Because of the vast numbers, we alternate the work during the two shows so do check for updates closer to the date.

Arts | Parents

Spring Concert 2
Time: 18:30
Venue: Wathen Hall

The spring concerts showcase the wide range of the Music Department’s ensembles and choirs, from the Recital Choir and Orchestra to the Jazz and Piano ensembles. A variety of soloists across the two performances complete a wonderful evening of music making.

Book here.

Arts | Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Careers Fair (Sports Hall)
Time: 13:30
Venue: St Paul’s School - Sports Hall

The Careers Fair is the flagship careers event of the school year, and provides an exciting opportunity for pupils from all year groups to interact with a range of people from a broad spectrum of sectors, and the chance to learn more about the day-to-day aspects of working life in each of these areas. We welcome all members of the Pauline community to host a stall and to get the chance to speak with pupils about their career area.

If you are interested in taking part, please email community@stpaulsschool.org.uk.

Careers | Parents, Former Parents, Old Paulines, Paulines

Upper Second Year Pop Up Art Gallery
Time: 16:00 - 16:00
Venue: St Paul’s Juniors - Conference Room

This spring term the SPJ Art department will repeat the highly successful Pop-up Art Exhibitions featuring artwork from every boy in the Upper Third. This private view will take place in the SPJ Conference Room at 4pm to which the parents of the Upper Third boys are invited, but of course, all parents are welcome to attend. Because of the vast numbers, we alternate the work during the two shows so do check for updates closer to the date.

Arts | Parents

New York Dinner with High Master
Time: 18:00
Venue: The Library of The British International School of New York

Following last year’s successful and highly enjoyable trip to New York to meet with members of the U.S St Paul’s Community, the High Master, Professor Mark Bailey, and the Director of External Relations, Ellie Sleeman, are returning to visit America from the 28 March to the 4 April. Their first destination is New York. 

This is an excellent opportunity to meet with fellow members of the U.S St Paul’s Community and to hear from Professor Bailey about life at St Paul’s and the forthcoming ‘Widening Access’ to St Paul’s Campaign.

Whether you are a recent leaver, seasoned OP, parent or friend we would be delighted to meet with you on this occasion.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to sxb@stpaulsschool.org.uk

Community | Old Paulines, Parents, Former Parents, 

Earliest Vintage Luncheon
Time: 12:00
Venue: St Paul’s School - Dining Hall

The event will be a celebration of the old school in West Kensington and an opportunity to catch up with those who also attended St Paul’s at that time.

Community|Old Paulines