Historically, those in Gownboys were permitted to wear gowns as a mark of their scholarly status, but this is no longer permitted, as Gownboys is not the only house in which scholars reside. Former pupils are referred to as Old Carthusians, and current pupils as Carthusians. From its inception, the school has used the ground to take on a number of colleges in England. “Do you […], Charterhouse School – Richmond Social Studies Teacher, Steve Floyd, was awarded the Partlow Insurance Best Practices Award at the VAISEF Fall Conference for his experiential learning project, “Humans of Richmond”. Martin Bicknell, the former Surrey and England seam bowler joined the school as head of cricket following his retirement from the sport in 2006. The house moved into the old Great Comp building, now renovated. Charterhouse School Mustangs athletics offers participants the opportunity to grow through teamwork and healthy competition in the Richmond Alternative School Sports League (RASSL). Founder's Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the founding of the school and to thank the founder and benefactor Thomas Sutton. He was a pupil at Charterhouse in the early 1880s, and played football for the Old Carthusians and for the national side in the 1890s, including several appearances as captain. Bodeites was originally Buissonites, named after the Head of Languages at the time. The school bought a 68-acre (270,000 m²) site atop a hill just outside Godalming. Gownboys was named not after their original housemaster, but because it was the scholars' house, although scholars were distributed across all the houses after the transfer to Godalming. 540.984.6266  |  info-edinburg@chs4u.org. I wouldn't want to be in any other House.” - Year 12 pupil The students are invited by the Headmaster to present papers on chosen subjects on Monday evenings and meetings are held in the Headmaster's House. 1st XI Cricket – Members of the 1st XI Cricket team are permitted to wear pink blazers with Sutton's Crest on the front pocket to Hashes on match days (usually Saturdays). Male Specialists have their own variations on the Under School Dress. It is considered one of the most important days of the year and is held on the last day of OQ. (the name for the team composed of Charterhouse alumni) won the cup in the 1880–81 season, beating the Old Etonians in the final, and were semi-finalists in the two years that followed. The public school system also provided many of the first England internationals. [3] It educated the British Prime Minister Lord Liverpool and has a long list of notable alumni. I am delighted to be able to offer a warm welcome to Charterhouse. We value our House spirit highly and are serious about developing ourselves to our highest potential. Based on the wildly popular “Humans of New York” photo series, Mr. Floyd and his students explored the city of Richmond and interviewed people off the street. 2006 saw the opening of The Beveridge Centre for the Social Sciences. Pupils' successes in external competitions, in academic distinctions and in sport, music and the creative and aesthetic arts are exceptional. Pupils mature into independent and self-motivated pupils over the course of their time at school and are extremely well prepared, not only for the next stage of their lives, but also to contribute to society at large.’[13], Charterhouse originally accepted boys only. We reflect on all we have, make the most of opportunities available to us and seek to serve and support the community around us. The move attracted particular attention given that the unusual decision was taken for Pleming to step down during Long Quarter, and before the end of his contract. [10], The 2009 Ofsted Social Care Inspection Report noted that 'The provision for "Helping children achieve well and enjoy what they do" is rated as outstanding.'