Head’s Review – 2024 Issue 17

10 June 2024

Yesterday’s Chapel service in the Front Quad was a fitting way for the Roedean community to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day. Standing together in silence, looking out to sea as the School’s flag was hoisted, we had just a glimpse of what it must have been like for the members of HMS Vernon as they watched boats passing in the English Channel on their way to the French coast. It was also an honour to be presented, on behalf of the School, with the White Ensign. This was given to Roedean in gratitude by the Navy when HMS Vernon left the School, and it has been conserved by the Old Roedeanians’ Association.

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