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Many of the documents created since the foundation of the School in 1509 have been preserved in the School’s archives.

The School’s most historic items are the original Royal Charter from Edward VI and the books contained within the historic Chained Library. Unfortunately, a disastrous fire in the Old Building in the 1960s destroyed many items of historical interest and what remains is largely confined to the last century. One of the most informative collections in the Archive is the copies of the school magazine going back to the nineteenth century. The Archive also holds records pertaining to staff and boys throughout the twentieth century, and many visual records of the School in previous times. The School Archivist and the team of boys which supports him in his work regularly deal with enquiries from members of the public keen to find out more about the history of the School and family members who were students.

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