Acknowledgements The Cheltonian 2022-23


The editors would like to thank the following for allowing the use of their images in this publication:

Gillman & Soame photographers. The photographs of Speech Day 2023 and for staff Valetes have been reproduced by kind permission of Gillman & Soame photographers and can be ordered online at:


Editorial Notes

Old Houses will be named in full. The following abbreviations are used for current Houses:

A Ashmead
BH Boyne House
Ch Chandos
CL College Lawn
Xt Christowe
H Hazelwell
L Leconfield
NH Newick House
Q The Queen’s House S Southwood
W Westal



Our thanks

Too many to list here, but many thanks go to the great number of pupils, teachers, support staff, OCs and Housemasters and Housemistresses who have kindly provided articles, information and images for this edition.

The editors, Jane Brodigan and Kate Human, would like to thank: Jess Ottley-Woodd and Ellie Ford for their amazing work with images. Nathan Jackson and Spencer Huggett for their wonderful photography. Hannah Dale for her contributions from the Archive. Malcolm Sloan, Nick Nelson, Diane Diver and Sebastian Bullock for their work on the Cheltonian Society content. Elli Collins for her excellent help with image selection. Tessa Gingell for her expert input. Laurette Thomas for her exhaustive technical editing, proof- reading, patience and moral support. What a team!

On behalf of Cheltenham College, the editors would like to express the school’s gratitude to Mat Jolly of Jolly Good Design for the graphic design.

We cannot close this magazine without a special thank you to Nicole Njagi for her wonderful work capturing the magic over the past few years and also to Rich Watts, who, as Director
of Marketing, helped steer the evolution of the Cheltonian Society’s Floreat and College’s Cheltonian magazine into one happy volume. We thank you for all you did and wish you all the very best for your new venture.