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Welcome to the Reading School Alumni Society

Join the Old Redingensians community to connect and network with friends and colleagues both past and present, as well as receive the latest news and updates from the Reading School community

Headmaster's Welcome

A warm welcome to the Reading School Alumni Society. A community portal to receive the latest news and events, share your stories and reminisce, offer career connections and network and to support current Redingensians in the school. We want to share the extraordinary achievements of our alumni around the world. Reading School produces some of the most talented ORs across various industries and we continue to follow your many successes with considerable interest and pride.

As a school with nearly a 900 year history of educating young men, we are committed to providing an inspirational environment where current pupils can learn and realise their future potential through a fusion of innovation and respect for tradition.

You are a part of a growing global network of Old Redingensians. We are committed to making the Reading School Alumni Society as relevant and helpful to you as we can.

Please join, update your profile, share your stories and take part!

Best wishes,


Mr A. M. Robson

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News

Celebrating 50 year since starting Reading School

On Saturday 4th December, 8 Old Redingensians from the class of 1978 returned to Reading School for a tour of the school, to celebrate their 50th anniversary since starting Reading… More...

We were delighted to welcome David Owen (OR 1979-1986), Professor of Structural Cell Biology at the University of Cambri… More...

Aspiring medical students from Reading School, John Hampden Grammar School & Blessed Hugh Farringdon Catholic School had… More...

We are honoured to be listed as the Top State Secondary School in the Southeast as published in Parent Power: The Sunday… More...

Join us for a special Sunday service to remember the sacrifice of all those that have defended our freedoms and protecte… More...

The Old Redingensians Association's (ORA) Annual AGM, followed by the Dinner, was hosted in Big School at Reading School… More...

Join us for the ORA AGM & Dinner on Saturday 25th September 2021 at 19:00 in Big School More...

Reading School students are celebrating an excellent set of GCSE examination results in 2021 and our students have conti… More...

Having demonstrated character and resilience, Reading School's Class of 2021 are to be congratulated on having attained … More...

At the end of the Summer term, a series of virtual discussions aimed to give Year 13 students an insight into university… More...

We are delighted Reading School has been shortlisted in the 'School/College of the Year' category as finalists. More...

The Government's Kickstart Scheme will create a number of new job opportunities in the area for young people who are cur… More...

Reuben H-D (12MJK) will represent Team GB for the European Athletics U20 Championships 2021, this week in Tallinn, Eston… More...

We are proud to announce that Old Redingensian Professor Ben Cowling (1990-1997) is to be made a Member of the Order of … More...

This week is national Volunteers' Week (1-7 June), an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make acr… More...

Last month, the Reading School Medical Society welcomed current parent Dr Deepak Ravindran. More...

Due to the challenging period over the past 14 months, the Sixth Form Leadership Team* would like to offer students addi… More...

10 Reading School students in Year 9 &10 have been selected at trials by the MCC Foundation. More...

As an educational institution, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential values to be protected. More...

We are proud to announce that OR Ewan Millar (2012-2019) will appear on BBC The One Show tonight at 7pm to talk about th… More...

The giant wall painting, displayed in the gym and created by street artists MurWalls, was revealed on Monday as the foot… More...

School Captain, Daniel N and Vice-Captain, Charles C had the privilege of interviewing, possibly one of our most senior … More...

We are proud to announce Year 12 student, Kaloyan G (12VGG) has been appointed a member of the Reading Youth Council. More...

Old Redingensian James Alex Harding (OR 2009-2016) who has released his debut novel, Red & White, set in the shadows of … More...

Congratulations to Gaurav K (9L) who has just been awarded the title of English Chess Federation (ECF) Club Master. He i… More...

Are you a professional working in the field of medicine, science or research? Help us inspire the next generation. More...

Veterinary Surgeon and Year 12 Parent Dr Peter Jackman spoke to the Reading School Medical Society about his Veterinary … More...

We would like to take this opportunity to wish the Reading School community a happy, healthy and peaceful Christmas and … More...

Who doesn't love a Christmas card? They show that someone's thinking of you and that you're not alone. But every year, o… More...

For our second MMI session, held on Tuesday 17 November, a total of 24 students, including students from John Hampden Gr… More...

Reading School was delighted to welcome Julian Sutcliffe (OR 2007-2014) to last Friday's motion. More...

Reading School was delighted to invite Levi Tebbutt (OR 2006-2013) to speak to our Year 13 students about his experience… More...

Congratulations to all of those who participated in the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge on Thursday 4th November.  Well done… More...

The Reading School Medical Society was delighted to talk to Dr Ganesh Iyer, who discussed his career and current role as… More...

The Debating Society is delighted to welcome OR Julian Sutcliffe (2007-2014) as a special guest debater this week. More...

Congratulations to Anirudh G (13BSA), Dev G (13AC), Rahul M (13JP), Sunny K (13VGG) from team QuantumFund, who beat 9,84… More...

Reading School's House Competitions run from Easter to Easter, but despite this year's challenges, the House Competition… More...

David Starley (OR 2007-2014) presented an inspiring talk on how young people can influence the sustainability initiative… More...

Congratulations to Arvind A (President of the Debating Society), Alex N (Vice President of the Debating Society) and Mal… More...

Want to do the Erasmus exchange at university? We asked Economics & Politics student Tom Henderson (OR 2010-2017) to tal… More...

Dr Chris Holland untangles just how researchers are discovering the secret properties of spider's silk to develop new ma… More...

Outstanding work experience contributions from three Year 13 students using their analytical and problem-solving skills … More...

Reading School was delighted to welcome back Ian House (OR 1954-1961) after 59 years, to deliver the annual Frank Terry … More...

Last Thursday, Reading School students celebrated World Mental Health Day by taking part in the national #HelloYellow ca… More...

Last Monday, Robert Hills presented a virtual Inspire Lecture to Year 13 economists on the operation of Monetary Policy … More...

Congratulations to our BT Young Pioneer Award finalist Sida Li (11W) who has been shortlisted for this years' prize. More...

Congratulations to our Prefect Team 2020-2021 who were carefully selected through a rigorous application process. More...

The new academic year is always an exciting one, as we welcome a wonderful cohort of new Redingensians. This academic y… More...

Lock down was difficult for many of us, but we wanted our students to focus on the positive outcomes from this period of… More...

Embracing all things that make us unique... More...

During the last 2 weeks of August, Reading School welcomed over 40 primary school children, from local Reading Schools, … More...

On Friday 14 August, we were delighted to host a 2-hour virtual meetup with over 30 alumni and staff online in-lieu of a… More...

Welcome to the new series of career-focused podcasts arranged by Ritvij Singh (OR 2016) in collaboration with Reading Sc… More...

We were fortunate to welcome Dr Amar Arjuna (OR 2000- 2002) to discuss his career in Dentistry during our MedSoc meeting… More...

George Ordish (OR 2010- 2017) is a MEng Computing Student at Imperial College London. We were fortunate to have him pres… More...

Peter Youssef (OR 2009-2016) joined us on Tuesday to discuss the potential and limitations of engineering technology in … More...

On Monday 29th June, we were lucky to have Michael Smith (OR 2004-2011) present an informative lecture on mathematical p… More...

Harry Borg (OR 2011-2013) is a subeditor at The Guardian. We invited him to share his experiences as a journalist and gi… More...

Last Thursday, Former School Captain Jack Lawrence (OR 2011-2018) spoke to students about the Oxbridge admissions proced… More...

Welcome to this new series of career-focused podcasts arranged by Ritvij Singh (OR 2016) in collaboration with Reading S… More...

During his lecture, Joe Iddon (13SP) presents an approach for learning basic programming skills to display 3D models bas… More...

In his second lecture of the year, Tadeusz Ciecierski-Holmes (OR 2009-2017) explains the theory of demand. More...

OR Phil Tower (2010-2017) discusses his life & work as a 3rd year Engineering undergraduate at the University of Cambrid… More...

From lecture-filled weeks to long days in the lab, Old Redingensian Will McMahon (2017-2019), describes the average day … More...

On Tuesday 17th June, we were fortunate to have Matthew Baugh (OR 2010-2017) present a lecture on machine learning. More...

James Roberts (OR 2008-2015) and Nikolaus Muldal spoke on their work with the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA). More...

In continued celebration of Volunteers' Week (1-7 June), on behalf of Reading School we would like to thank the Cadet Fo… More...

OR medical student Smit Vaiyda (2010-2017) returned to Reading School to discuss life at med school and reveals key advi… More...

This week is National Volunteers' Week (1-7 June), an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make acr… More...

The Chief Executive & Author discussed how and why business is a vital part of achieving the UN Sustainable Development … More...

Students, parents and alumni are invited to listen to a special 30-minute interview with the BBC's Cricket producer Adam… More...

Yesterday, we were delighted to hear Marine Biologist, Explorer and Research Scientist, Dr Jon Copley talk about some of… More...

Daniel Gillett (OR 2008-2015) from the Animals Neighbours Project, gives us an insight into human-animal conflicts and t… More...

Tom White is the Chief Operations Officer of Maxwell Plus, a growing Brisbane based medical technology start-up. More...

OR Josh Grimmett (2006-2013) makes up one half of the DJ & Production duo Goodboys recently nominated for a Grammy for b… More...

Former journalist Gen Kennedy discussed Cambodia's tragic history, the effects of resources on developing economies, gov… More...

Yesterday evening's show saw Ewan perform the works of Marcello, Peter Facer, Schumann & Jeffery Agrell. More...

To mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, Alan Johnson (OR 1940-1949) shares his first-hand account of school life during … More...

OR's Cameron Leask (2009-2016), Tom Hunt (2009-2016), and Robin Sullivan (2011-2016) founded a business developing mobil… More...

A big congratulations to OR Ewan Millar (2012-2019) who will appear in the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2020 woodwind … More...

Carole Middleton, mum of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, humbly dropped by the Help NHS Heroes, based at Reading School… More...

Last week saw generous donations delivered to Help NHS Heroes based at Reading School for the NHS staff at Royal Berkshi… More...

Gentle reminder, we are taking deliveries for cakes and biscuits, so we can continue to brighten up the day for some of … More...

The message flying high and proud over Reading School's 'NHS Village' in support of the Royal Berkshire Hospital and all… More...

Serving over 150 meals a day... Now join in with the RS Bake-Off #RSCares More...

Reading School is proud to announce that we have reached our initial target of £10,000 with the generous support from th… More...

Reading School student, Sam Ou and his family have very generously donated 1200 masks to the Royal Berkshire Hospital. More...

CabooseandCo kindly provided temporary accommodation for the 'NHS Village' located at Reading School, which will provide… More...

Last week marked National Intergenerational Week and whilst we were limited with celebrating this week in the current Co… More...

Over the weekend work began on setting up the 'NHS Village' at Reading School, which will provide 40 accommodation units… More...

We are proud of how the Reading School community is working together in these difficult circumstances. More...

Year 8 student Aancile A (8C) fundraises to buy more personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS staff at the Royal Berk… More...

Award-winning Science editor and author Tom Whipple (OR 2000-2007) returns to Reading School with his new book 'Get Ahea… More...

Tads Ciecierski-Holmes (OR 2009 - 2017) returned to Reading School to talk to students about his studies in Health Econo… More...

Adam Wright  (OR 2003-2010) is a Junior Research Fellow at Mansfield College, University of Oxford, conducting a postdoc… More...

East House wins the 2019 House Music Competition! More...

Reading School celebrated the success and achievements of senior students at the Senior Prize Giving Ceremony held on 19… More...

Help organise your milestone reunion! More...

Reading School was delighted to welcome back former student Charlie Taylor (OR 2008-2015) studying medicine at Birmingha… More...

Reading School welcomes back Tadeusz (Tads) Ciecierski-Holmes (OR 2009-2017) as he presents an introduction to Health Ec… More...

John Livesey (OR 2009-2016) was Vice Captain at Reading School and went on to read English Language and Literature at Wa… More...

Reading School was delighted to welcome wartime evacuation expert, Martin Parsons PhD FRHistS (OR 1963-1970) to present … More...

Congratulations to Reading School Alumnus, Matthew Le Croissette (OR 2009-2016) and his team members on their success on… More...

Reading School is delighted to see OR’s Matthew Le Croissette (OR 2009-2016) and Bovey Zheng (OR 2010-2017) on BBC’s Uni… More...

It was hard to believe this was the first, the Class of 1998 leavers had reunited since leaving school. More...

After 3 successful reunions this year, the 2009 reunion was no different. 31 Old Redingensians returned to Reading Schoo… More...

We welcomed back Tads Ciecierski-Holmes (OR 2009-2016) to speak about volunteering his work at The Fountain of Life (Wom… More...

Last Saturday, Spring was certainly here, as we welcomed back over 30 Old Redingensians to the front field for an aftern… More...

Reading School was delighted to welcome back former student Tom Whipple (OR 2001-2008) from The Times. More...

Come and eat, play and have fun with family and friends! More...

Reading School welcomed Hardeep Dhanjal, a motivational TEDx Speaker from Denmark, to deliver powerful speeches which in… More...

ORA 7'S Rugby Match - Saturday 7th September 2019. We are delighted to welcome back Reading School Alumni for a rugby ma… More...

Reading School alumni return to Reading School just 5 years on from leaving. More...

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