Annual Founder’s Day tradition celebrated

For the first time since 2019, staff, pupils and care home resident gathered together to take part in the John Whitgift Foundation’s annual Founder’s Day Service held at Croydon Minster on Tuesday 22 March. Commencing with a drum roll by Whitgift School’s Corp of Drums outside the Minster, the Service is a unique and momentous…

A-level exam success for foundation students

The past 18 months have been some of the most testing for the everyone, and especially for young people. Despite this our foundation’s three leading independent schools, Old Palace of John Whitgift, Whitgift and Trinity, have achieved outstanding A-level and International Baccalaureate (IB) examination results. Over 90% of the Trinity School’s a-level students secured their…

Founder’s Day Service 2021

Special guest joins virtual Founder’s Day Service for 425th anniversary The Most Revd and the Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, features in today’s Founder’s Day Service to mark 425 years since Archbishop John Whitgift laid the first foundation stones of his Hospital of the Holy Trinity. The Archbishop leads the Address and pays…