The information portal for the alumni of Chesterfield School.


2024 Annual Reunion Dinner

Booking details are now available for the 2024 Reunion Dinner which will take place on Friday, May 17th, 2024 at the SMH Group Stadium (Chesterfield F.C.) and can be accessed by clicking here.


2023 Remembrance Service

The annual OCT Remembrance Service took place at The Old Grammar School, Sheffield Road on Saturday 11th November. It was conducted by our President, Revd. Ron Smith and members of Brookfield School also took part.

Following the laying of wreaths, a memorial tablet was unveiled by the President in honour of long serving Deputy Headmaster, Russell Varley

A report, videos and photographs can be found by clicking here.

2023 Old Cestrefeldians Trust AGM

The 2023 Old Cestrefeldians' Trust AGM took place in Chesterfield on August 16th, delayed from August 2nd. A short report of the meeting will be posted shortly.

2023 Reunion Dinner

The 2023 Reunion Dinner took place on Friday, April 14th at Chesterfield F.C. Technique Stadium.

Attached is a report of this most enjoyable event.

2022 Remembrance Day Service

This took place at the Old School at Sheffield Road on Friday November 11th, led by fellow OC, the Revd Ron Smith. It included a tribute by OC, Tony Hine, to George Albert Carline DSC who died in December 1941 on HMS Audacity when serving in the Fleet Air Arm.

The whole service was recorded and is available to view using this link.

2022 51ers' Annual Reunion

This event, for those who started at School in 1951, took place on Friday, October 28th at the Royal Oak, Old Brampton. For the official reunion photograph and further details, click here.

2022 Old Cestrefeldians' Trust Annual General Meeting

This took place on August 9th 2022. A report of the meeting can be found here.

Tree Planting Ceremonies.

On Friday 6th May, 2022, we were honoured by the visit of Vice-Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Colonel John Wilson OBE DL, who led the Ceremonial Planting of two traditional oak trees at the Brookside and Sheffield Road sites as part of the Queen's Green Canopy scheme in memory of all who have been and will be a part of the educational establishments on each site.

Click here to run the video recording of the ceremony at Brookfield Community School.....

..... and here to run the video recording of the ceremony at Chesterfield College

A short report covering the events can be accessed here together with transcripts of the speeches.

Chesterfield Grammar School Roll of Honour 1939 - 1945

After the 2021 Remembrance Day Service,was the launch Philip Riden's book, "Chesterfield Grammar School Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

Philip's presentation at the launch can be accessed here.

Further details of how to purchase this book, the WWI equivalent and Philip's "A History of Chesterfield Grammar School" are attached here.

48ers 2021 Annual Reunion Lunch

A hardy band of six '48ers met for their annual lunch, after missing out last year. Roger Barnes, John Fidler, Alan Germany, Frank Gorman, Tony Hallam and Alan Rhodes dined at the Olde House in Newbold on 25 October. Ray Hallam and David Revell sent apologies and members noted, with regret, the recent death of Owen Ripley.

Sutton Scarsdale Hall Visit

Following the Tour of the houses of the Founders and Benefactors of the School in July (see below), a further visit took place in early November to Sutton Scarsdale Hall which was once owned by the Clarke family, also of Walton Hall. For a description and photographs from the day, click here.

Tour of the houses of the Founders and Benefactors of the School

The Old Cestrefeldians' Trust arranged a visit for members to properties in the Chesterfield area which have associations with the founders and benefactors of the School.

Click here for a report of the day and further details of the properties concerned.

Click here for a summary this year's get-together.

The History of Chesterfield Grammar School - now available

The comprehensive history, by Philip Riden, was launched on 16 December 2017 at the Old Grammar School, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, preceded by a short talk from the author.

More details and an order form are attached.

A recording of the introductory talk is available here.

Tour of Brookfield Community School

Prior to the 2016 Annual Reunion, a group of OCs toured the "new" Old School at Brookside, courtesy of the Headmaster. Click here for a record of the event.

A new VIth Form at Sheffield Road