Film Review: ‘Fury’

The iconic 2014 film “Fury” tells the story about the final allied push into Germany in April 1945. With the slogan “War Never Ends Quietly” it is arguably one of the best mainstream films I have had the privilege of watching in recent years, up there with Hacksaw Ridge and Whiplash. Written and directed by…

Meeting Jackie Iley

Jackie Iley began working as a former retail manager in the Charterhouse School Shop in 2006 and has continued working there until 2017 (a total of 11 years). Her son Ed (V) and Charlotte (B) both attended Charterhouse School and really enjoyed their time here.   When asked what the best thing about working at…

Remembrance Day at Charterhouse

We sat through the chapel last Sunday, we sang the songs, we stayed silent. What were we thinking throughout it though? Surely a few of us were thinking of what we would do in the afternoon, whether we would go into Godalming or go home for another half day relaxing at home. By the end,…

Artificial Touch Perception

Dr Dempsey-Jones of University College London recently visited Charterhouse to give a talk to pupils in the Perception Society. The article below was written by Adelina Dan. We often perceive “feeling” as an act dependent on the body. It feels linked, it feels natural, but it fails to answer some interesting phenomena. Dr Dempsey-Jones looks…

What Boarding is Really Like – A 4th Form View

To all prospective parents and boys, your first few weeks at Charterhouse may seem daunting but this list will help you get through those first few days, and we can assure you that it does get better! This article will give you an insight on how we made our lives easier. The main thing that…

NYC Art Trip

“The city that never sleeps…” Every year, the art department works hard to put together a fascinating trip. During this half term, both IB and Pre-U Art & DT specialists had the chance of visiting New York and benefitting from the wide variety of art galleries and landmarks available. The accommodation for the trip was…

The Importance of FIFA in Carthusian Culture

FIFA is often overlooked in Carthusian culture despite the evident fact that it is of utmost importance to the functioning of the school. It may be seen to adults as simply a leisure activity but to the students, FIFA is more than just a game; it is a lifestyle, an integral component of Charterhouse day-to-day…

‘Everyday Sexism’

Sexism is an issue that many of the girls and women all over the world face every day. Laura Bates, an incredibly well-regarded feminist and role model discussed the subject on Monday, highlighting the importance of raising awareness for the significance of gender equality when she spoke to all of the 1YS. The presentation helped…

A Golden Year for England’s Young Stars

The last year has no doubt brought great success for many young English talent. From the recent U17 World Cup success, to the U21’s triumph in the Toulon Cup, it really has been a successful year and one that is of great credit to the work done at the Saint George’s Park National Football Centre….

A Bronx Tale: Review 

Leaving the theatre after watching A Bronx Tale, it leaves quite the impression. The 1993 gangster classic was Robert De Niro’s directorial debut and it oozes Scorcese: the violence, the fascinating plot, and the signature denouement. But take no credit away from De Niro who superbly tells the tale of Lorenzo, a humble bus driver…

Daviesites Triathlon

The Daviesites 24 hour triathlon was a very successful yet tough event for all participants. Almost all boys in the house took part in the triathlon. So far over £6000 have been raised and we are approaching the goal of £7500. We were raising money for the specialists charity fund to help disabled children and…