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Bishops 2020 Carol Service

On Wednesday we gathered as a community to celebrate Christmas in a way that we have never done before - as an online service. Streamed via Youtube. More...

Frank Sam Butler

The March 2014 issue of the Old Diocesan College Magazine featured an amazing tribute to Frank Sam Butler, one of Bishops' most fond and respected art… More...

Jagger Hall Jam - Concert No. 1

This week on Jagger Hall Jam (JHJ) musicians from the Pre-Pre, Prep and College Departments play a variety of styled pieces. JHJ is the College's new … More...

The Butcher of Rosebank - Jon Abbott (1951S)

Jon's new book looks at Dr Wynne Lieberthal, The Butcher of Rosebank. The book describes the life of South African's worst-ever surgeon, according to … More...

Culture Unlocked | Staff Concert and The Bishops Harpsichord

Concerts and interviews with students, ODs and staff have all be made since COVID-19 to raise morale. The content is then shared via the School's Yout… More...

Archie Swanson (1973G)
Archie Swanson (1973G) achieves high honours in the AVBOB Poetry Prize

Archie was the runner-up in the English category of the  AVBOB Poetry Competition, which is by far the largest  South African poetry competition both … More...

Local art auction: Rondebosch - Bonteheuwel Community Action Network

The Rondebosch Community Action Networks are hosting an online art auction to support local artists. Michael Beckurts (2018M) is one of the many talen… More...

WATCH: The Rockskandi Kings perform 'Inyembezi'

Josh Hawkes (1987W) and his band Rockshandi Kings recently recorded and released their new music video for 'Inyembezi', at fellow white house OD Jerem… More...

The manuscript of a National Song given to Frank Reid (OD).
Two New National Anthems. Reminiscence 4 by Richard Cock.

An article about Richard Cock's experiences in 'Two New National Anthems'. Don't miss the link to Youtube at the end of the article! More...

The Reverend Canon Birt with his Prefects (see the text).
Richard Cock (O:1966) writes a very moving article about 'Two Prefects at Bishops in 1934'.

Richard Cock (O:1966) writes a third in a series of articles, entitled 'Memories about Two Bishops prefects, 1934'. More...

Dr Claude Brown conducting the Choir at Bishops - 1964; Richard Cock is in the f.r - 2nd from right.
Richard Cock's Reminiscences of Bishops and its strong Music tradition.

In a series of articles and reminiscing about his schoolboy days, Richard Cock (O:1966, PM:1967), shares his memories of two Head Choristers at Bishop… More...

In March 2020, Richard Cock returned to his old school where he was awarded the Robert Gray Medal.
Richard Cock (O:1965; PM:1966) returns to Bishops.

Richard Cock, after the Ceremony at Bishops, at where he was presented with the Robert Gray Medal Award. (Please see below, for the names of those sta… More...

Barry Donnelly (1988B)
Barry Donnelly (1988B) wins prestigious movie award

Congratulations to Barry Donnelly for receiving an African Movie Academy Award for Sew the Winter to my Skin. More...

Matthew Derman came first in the Sophie Gray Art Awards.
Sophie Gray Art Awards winners

The Sophie Gray Art Awards were held on Friday 1 November at the Woodlands Pavilion. More...

Final Matric art pieces on show at the Mitre: Gallery

The 2019 Matrics have started to put their final art pieces up in the Woodlands Pavilion and the Mitre. More...

Adam Pike (1992O), Justin Fiske (1991K) and Peter Hyslop.
Award winning artist, Justin Fiske (1991K) at the Mitre

The Interactive artist gave fascinating insight into how failing a computer sciences degree and working on an oil rig in Angola, shaped not only himse… More...

Hamish McKenzie (foreground) and Robert Dugmore (on screen).
The Eisteddfod at Bishops

Sons of ODs participating in the Eisteddfod at Bishops, which takes place today and tomorrow. More...

Vernon Head (1984O) - Nominated for Prestigious Literature Prize

Congratulations to Vernon whose recent book, A Tree for The Birds has been nominated for one of South Africa's biggest literature prizes!  More...

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