What’s it like being a Fletcher Scholar?

James was the 2016 recipient of the Fletcher Scholarship. The Fletcher Scholarship is offered to a boy or girl from a local state school to attend Fletcherites, the Sixth Form House at Charterhouse as a boarding or day-boarding pupil. Here James reflects upon his first year at Charterhouse. Having arrived here in August last year,…

Preparing for the Fifty Mile Walk

On Sunday 14th May and 21st May, those were planning on walking the 50-mile walk set off on a 20-mile walk for the practice. I think that most people would agree with me when I say that it is harder than it sounds. Overall not including stopping for lunch, it took us just under 5…

Captain Burrell-Taylor MBE

As reported in the Oak at the start of the year, Captain Burrell-Taylor of the Charterhouse CCF was awarded an MBE in Her Majesty’s New Year’s Honours List. Ms Burrell-Taylor attended Buckingham Palace on Friday 19th May to be invested by HRH The Prince of Wales. We are incredibly lucky to have Captain Burrell-Taylor at Charterhouse, and…

Winners announced for the inaugural Alastair Ramsay Award

Charterhouse is delighted to announce the winner and runner-up in the first ever Alastair Ramsay Award for social responsibility. Alastair Ramsay (W85) was an Old Carthusian of remarkable qualities. Following significant academic and sporting achievements at Charterhouse, he went on to Oxford and then to a highly successful career in which he combined professional excellence…