Category Archives: News

28 
Jul

Sad Death of Bill Astorga.

We are sad to learn of the death of Bill Astorga.
At the grand old age of 94 he must have been the oldest of the Old Altrinchamians!
Billy Astorga 2nd from the left in the back row.
Pictures from Brian Clark’s great book, a Century of Football.

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Published Date: 28th July 2021
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25 
Jun

Ref Praised for Alertness!

Sale and Altrincham Messenger on old boy Anthony Taylor.

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Published Date: 25th June 2021
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15 
May

Old Alts Golf Day 2021

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Published Date: 15th May 2021
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25 
Apr

Another New Crest!

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The Old Alts are pleased to be able to donate another great crest to enhance the interior of the new teaching block!

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Published Date: 25th April 2021
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25 
Apr

The Work is Finished!

98E930B9-DA39-4CCB-B78A-49E7DC250C9DThe Head, Graeme Wright, told us this week that the new teaching block is now complete and is being used by Year 13 boys.

Alan Simpson from 10architect has provided these superb drone pictures.

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Published Date: 25th April 2021
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20 
Mar

Film-Maker Alex Bescoby

Exciting news! Old Alt, Alex Bescoby (Grammar Productions) has produced a documentary entitled Buena Onda: The Tale of Ronny Scott.
Scott’s exploits are about to become recognised around the world thanks to award-winning film-maker Alex Bescoby, who travelled to Argentina to meet the war veteran.
His film, Buena Onda: The Tale Of Ronny Scott, is being released Friday 19th March, and you can read all about it here.
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Published Date: 20th March 2021
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24 
Feb

School From The Air – 9 pictures & 2 plans!

Early 1930s before the Scout Hut was completed in 1934.Aerial 1930sMay 1947Aerial May 19471967-76IMG_4710a1976 The Sports Pavilion was presented to the School by the Parents’ Association in 1963.Aerial 1976

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IMG_01562020 The new teaching block under construction.
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Plan 19621964
Aerial 1964 proposed

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Published Date: 24th February 2021
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05 
Feb

Alistair Crossdale Moves On!

You might remember that a few months back we featured Old Alt Ali being signed up for the full England Rugby squad. He’s now decided to donate his Under 16 jersey and cap to the School.Crossdale ShirtCrossdale Wasps

Ali has now signed to play for Wasps who he joins at the end of the season!

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Published Date: 5th February 2021
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01 
Feb

Allister Vale’s New Book

churchillOld Alt Allister Vale has had his new book published and he has sent a copy to Headmaster Graeme Wright.

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Published Date: 1st February 2021
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11 
Jan

Old Alt Junaid Wins a Cash Prize on BBC1’s The Wheel!

Many congratulations to Old Alt Junaid, for his outstanding performance last night on BBC1’s The Wheel. 7FAC2FAF-CEA0-4A2A-84F4-9455CE0CE2A0

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Published Date: 11th January 2021
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