Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – 1926 to 2022
Today we stand together remembering Queen Elizabeth II who for most of us is the only Monarch we have known and today also starts a new era with King Charles III

Blundell's School pay their respects - from the Head, Bart Wielenga

Today we will mark this moment in our history by holding an assembly for the school in the morning and a chapel service in the afternoon. It is important that we commemorate the life of a remarkable Monarch, someone who has affected all our lives in the most meaningful way. Through these tumultuous years she has been this nations rock and she will be missed.
A Message from the Director of Development, Ben Boswell
It was the greatest privilege to have served HM Queen Elizabeth II; I know our Blundell’s community from around the world share in sending our deepest condolences to His Majesty The King and The Queen Consort, and the whole of the Royal Family on her passing.
Ben Boswell (FH 2000-02)

New School Year & Exam Results

We kick off the start to the new school year by celebrating all that our pupils have accomplished in their exams last term. 
"85% of our pupils secured places at their university of choice, the majority of which are Russell Group universities based in the UK. In addition to this, we are seeing a growing number of pupils looking further afield both in Europe and in America. One pupil has been awarded a scholarship to an Ivy League University and three others have received generous scholarships including one full scholarship for Athletics."

For the full round-up please visit our website.


Sponsorship - Fences available!

Our Equestrian One Day Event, hosted by Knight Frank is once again taking place on Sunday 25 September.

Help boost your business and show your support of Blundell's by sponsoring one of  the Fences at our One Day Event. Fences cost £150 and sponsorship opportunities available in exchange!

We are also looking for some small scale prizes for winners, this is a nice way to make the riders feel extra special. If you or your business can offer a small prize, please let us know. Contact: devoffice@blundells.org or 01884 232324

Sponsorship Options

Community Rugby Event (Family Fun Day!)

Please join us for our annual Community Rugby Event (Family Fun Day!) on Sunday 18 September from 2pm onwards.

You can join either as a player (teams of 6) or as a spectator. There will be food, drinks and free bouncy castle for kids during the day.

Do get in touch if you want to enter a team or would like to play, or show up as a spectator anytime after 2pm. 

Contact Tom Cowle to join as a team or player at 07815122950

Or contact the OB Club for general enquires obclub@obclub.co.uk


Win yourself a Dart’s Farm Hamper! Three fantastic prizes to be won! Tickets are £2.

-Cream Tea Hamper with Fizz (£49 value)

-Date Night, Steak Night (£45 value)

-Truffles & Fizz (£49 value)

All profits support our Blundellian Riders reach their dreams of attending the Championships! Winners drawn Monday 26 Sept.

Enter Raffle

Alumni X-Country Race (Hare & Hounds)

Calling all runners! Here is your chance to once again compete for your old School in our Alumni X-Country race in London.

Race is on Saturday 17 September at 3pm (race numbers handed out from 2pm onwards). Deadline to enter is 15 September.

Run for Blundell's

Blundell's Partnerships

Thank you to our current One Day Event Sponsors! Please help us to thank them, by using them as the first port of call.


Knight Frank is one of the world's leading independent real estate consultancies. With agencies all over the world, but also locally including offices in Exeter.

This is the 2nd year Knight Frank has sponsored the event and Blundell's is proud to be partnered with such a fantastic company.

Western Counties Equine Veterinary Surgeons and Equine Hospital. RCVS dedicated vets and specialist Equine Hospital nr Junction 26 and 27 of the M5.


NJT Plumbing and Heating for all your Plumbing and Heating needs. Working mostly in Devon and the surrounding Counties.

Darts Farm award winning farm shop and lifestyle living near Topham. Win a Dart's Farm Hamper! Enter here.

Moorhayes Meat, when you choose to eat meat choose your provenance, for local quality and the best welfare standards.

Westlake Roofing Roofing since 1971 and scaffolding since 1984. Working mostly in Devon and the surrounding Counties.

Hole and Pugsley Solicitors, one of Devon 's oldest firms of solicitors. The firm boasts a tradition of over 120 years of exceptional service to the community.

Thorne Farm Racing Ltd with over 40 years experience in racing, Nigel Hawke & Thorne Farm Racing continue to provide the best facilities and advice for race horses & trainers.

Gareth Davies Media photographer/videographer specializing, but not limited too, web and social media content.

Food4You. The very BEST function catering in the Devon and Somerset. Kindly sponsoring lunches for volunteers.

The Husk specialises in patented thermoregulating horse wear that is proven to give the freedom of health back to the horse.

Watermans Country Supplies outdoor and Country Supplies are based in Tiverton.



Fives Trophy Tournament

The annual Fives Trophy Tournament is taking place on Sunday 2nd October 2022.
Please do come along and support fives at Blundell's and do not worry if you haven't been near a court for years as the handicapping system makes it an enjoyable tournament for everyone! It has always been a very friendly event and a way of encouraging the game throughout the age range at the school.

If you wish to play or spectate please click on the button below or contact the OB Club: obclub@obclub.co.uk

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17 September 2022, Thames Hare & Hounds Alumni Race. Contact: Development Office.

18 September 2022, Blundell’s Community Rugby Trophy Tournament and Family Day. Contact: OB Club.

24 September 2022, (NEW DATE) 1950’s to 1960’s Alumni Reunion. Book Here: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BSGT
25 September 2022, One Day Equestrian Event and Taunton Reception, Pontispool Equine Sports Centre nr Norton Fitzwarren.
2 October 2022, Reichwald Fives Trophy Tournament. Contact: Book: OB Club.  https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BTCX

12 October 2022, Winter Lunch - Michael Wade (W 1960-63). Topic: ‘The Rise and Fall of Our Extraordinary Language.’ Contact: OB Club. Book here: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BSTM

15 October 2022, Giving Day Donors and Ambassadors Reception.
9 November 2022, Winter Lunch - Richard Peirce (NC 1962-65). Topic: ‘Lions: ‘Bones & Bullets’, supported by the showing of an award-winning film about lion farming. Further information can be found on Richard's website. Contact: OB Club. Book here: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BSTN

19 November 2022, Charity Gala/Dinner. Contact: Development Office

7 December 2022, Winter Lunch - Kate Lord-Brown (Nee Lord GH 1987-89). Topic: ‘Literary Blundell's - 150 years after the publication of Lorna Doone.’ Contact: OB Club. Book here: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BSTO

11 January 2023, Winter Lunch - Annabel Venning. Topic: ‘To War with the Walkers: One Family's Extraordinary Story of the Second World War’. Contact OB Club. Book here: https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BSTP

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Corporate Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunity available for our upcoming One-Day Event on 25 September 2022. Click below to view all the packages available. 


Best Wishes from The Development Office & Old Blundellian Club

Ben Boswell (FH 2000-02), Director of Development

Linda Bulpin, Development and Events Coordinator

Emily Roffe-Silvester, Development Executive

Janet Wooff (GH 1980-82), Old Blundellian Club Secretary

Development Office
Email: devoffice@blundells.org
Phone: 01884 232324

The Old Blundellian Club
Email: obclub@obclub.co.uk
Phone: 01884 232010

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