The anniversary celebrations commenced in the Autumn Term of 2022, with the visit of historian Dr David Starkey. In 2003, ‘It’s a Knockout’ day took place, followed by a Tudor day and a Gala night. The Earl of Wessex, formerly known as Prince Edward visited the school on Founder’s Day, June 4, when he unveiled a stained glass window in the Crush Hall, designed by local artist Dr Nigel Ingram.