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Remembering Alastair "Sandy" Gunn
Alastair “Sandy” Gunn was in Carrington from 1933-37. He was a House Prefect, member of the 1st XV and 1st XI and a Lance-Corporal in the OTC. He was shot down on a photo reconnaissance mission on this day in 1942, and was sent to Stalag Luft III. He was part of “The Great Escape&r...
Posted: Tuesday, 5 March 2019
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The stamp of Old Fettesian approval
Marvel's Captain Britain is set to feature in a collection of stamps alongside other icons of Marvel Comics history, in an upcoming collaboration with Royal Mail, illustrated by the legendary artist Alan Davis.

Along with James Bond, Brian Braddock AKA Captain Britain is among several her...
Posted: Monday, 4 March 2019
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Fettes Career Partnership Programme wins top careers provision award
Fettes Career Partnership Programme wins top careers provision award

We are delighted to have won the Independent School of the Year award for Student Careers Programme. We are immensely proud of our Fettes community who, with such strong support have made this possible.

The Fettes ...
Posted: Tuesday, 11 December 2018
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Old Fettesian commemorated by Pages of the Sea project
On November 11th 2018, thousands of people joined Danny Boyle and the Pages of the Sea project to say thank you and goodbye to the millions who left their shores during WWI, many never to return. Across the UK and Ireland communities gathered on beaches for a unique moment marking 100 years since ar...
Posted: Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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The Annual Old Fettesians v Old Lorettonians Golf Match
The annual match between Old Lorettonians and Old Fettesians based in the South East took place at Worplesdon (where it has been held since 1981) on a brilliant, clear, sunny Sunday before the clocks fell back at the end of October. The course was in top condition despite the ravages of a baking sum...
Posted: Monday, 29 October 2018
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A second medal in 2018 for Jake Wightman (Gl 2008-2012)
24 year old Jake Wightman (Gl 2008-2012) achieved success at the European Championships in Berlin, taking home the bronze medal in the Men's 1500m - his second medal of 2018 (Silver in the Commonwealth Games in April).“I am relieved to be fair,” said Wightman. “That was the mos...
Posted: Monday, 13 August 2018
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