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Helen de Mattos (née Wortman) (1985)

Helen de Mattos (née Wortman) is the Director of Drama at Farnborough Hill. She tells us what led her from St James to theatre and we have found a fe… More...

Millie playing on the Oxford Korfball Team
60 Seconds with Millie Morrissey (2017)

We caught up with Oxford student Millie Morrissey after her Korfball Varsity Match against Cambridge this year to hear what is so special about the sp… More...

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Alumni News

Robert in his ETS mess dress, tailored for at the Academy and worn on formal dinner nights.
Robert Mendes da Costa Graduates from Sandhurst

What I Have Learnt from Digging Holes – An Officer Cadet's Year at Sandhurst More...

Mira Manek (2001) & her inspiring new book Prajña ~ Ayurvedic Rituals for Happiness

Mira tells us about her new book, her current projects and the relevance of Sanskrit to her life. More...

Mary Buchanan's photo of Jim admiring Michelangelo's David
Adventures with Jim 2019

The Class of 2019 took St James memento Jim off on adventures over the Summer. More...

Amazing Alumni: Arts

John-Francis Elmore (2004)

Actor John-Francis Elmore tells us about his new series 'The English Game', as well as acting with Dame Maggie Smith on Downton Abbey and what he love… More...

Naomi Wright (née Sinclair) (1997)

Naomi Wright tells us about her recent film 'The Works and Days of Tayako Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin' which won an award at the Berlin Film Festiv… More...

Natasha Tomalin-Hall
Natasha Tomalin-Hall (2005)

Natasha tells us about her career path that led to her current role as Creative Director of YOU magazine and her fondest memories from school. More...

Reunions & Events

Alumni Matches 2020

The Team Captains report on the games, scores and key players. More...

Charlie Cook bowling to School Head David Brazier
Ray Cook Cricket Match Report 2019

Report from the School Captain and Head David Brazier, More...

Seventh Form Summer Reunion

A great evening with the alumni and some of their favourite teachers More...

Staff News

An Interview with former teacher June West

June shares some fond memories of St James, her move from acting to teaching, her love of poetry and speech and what she sees on the horizon, as well … More...

Peter joining in the cross country run
Peter Sawicki retires after over 30 years of teaching

After receiving a standing ovation at this year’s Speech Day from pupils, parents and teachers we asked him a few questions about his time at the sc… More...

Farewell to some wonderful Senior Girls' teachers

Another year sees the school bid farewell to some much loved teachers. More...

Births, Deaths & Marriages

Marriage: Phoebe Gallagher (2009)

Congratulation to 2009 alumna Phoebe Gallagher who married Jonny Stephens in June. More...

Marriage: Vikesh Barchha (2006)

Congratulations to alumnus Vikesh Barchha who married Paras at a lovely ceremony in London on Thursday 21st June. More...

Returning Alumni

Sophia Salloum (2018)

Alumna Sophia Salloum (2016) returned to school in October to tell pupils about her career to date. More...

Amazing Alumni: Business

Basil Amin (2005)

Basil tells about how the freedom of being his own boss enabled him to pursue his personal ambitions. More...

Lewis Husbands (2005)

Lewis Husbands works in digital marketing and he has some great advice for those entering technology fields. More...

Shreya Vohora (2009)

Shreya tells us about working in Interiors and her time at school. More...

Amazing Alumni: Science

Komal Patel (2006)

Audiologist Komal Patel tells us about her role in paediatric audiology and why she never finds herself clockwatching. More...

Shona Main (2009)

Emergency Medicine and Expedition Doctor Shona Main gives us an insight into her career in medicine and how she has managed to combine her love of the… More...

Anthony Ridge
Anthony Ridge (2007)

Anthony Ridge (2007) tells us what he has been doing since leaving St James. More...

Amazing Alumni: Teaching

Helen de Mattos (née Wortman) (1985)

Helen de Mattos (née Wortman) is the Director of Drama at Farnborough Hill. She tells us what led her from St James to theatre and we have found a fe… More...

Anna and Theodore
Anna Bell (née Camp) (2000)

Anna Bell talks tells us about her work for Classics for All and the truth of the saying "what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger". More...

John Cook (1994)
John Cook (1994)

A Year 4 Class teacher at St James Junior School, John talks about what he loves about his work, from investigating slime to teaching rugby. More...

Amazing Alumni: Sports

Millie playing on the Oxford Korfball Team
60 Seconds with Millie Morrissey (2017)

We caught up with Oxford student Millie Morrissey after her Korfball Varsity Match against Cambridge this year to hear what is so special about the sp… More...

60 Seconds with Olivia Leach (2016)

Olivia tells us how she has built a whole career out of her love for horses and riding. More...

60 Seconds with Lucy Mason (2016)

Alumna Lucy Mason tells us about finding a sport she enjoys and the positive impact pole dancing has had on her life. More...

School News

Altruistic Alumni

Jack White's Gap Year Adventures in Botswana

Having spent the last 12 months working at a rehabilitation school in Botswana, Jack shares the experiences he will never forget. More...

Francis Sadler's 70-day Cycle Ride

Francis Sadler has taken on a 70-day cycle challenge to raise money for the Ulman Foundation. Here he tells us what has inspired him and the highlight… More...

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