Culham College Society

  2019 Summer Reunion took place at Culham on Saturday 13 July  
CLICK HERE for details of the day and some pictures

Latest News

Doug McAvoy
Doug, former General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, has died. He trained at Culham and went on to teach in Newcastle before working full-time for the NUT. Our condolences to his family, friends and former colleagues.

Brunel and Culham Station

The Didcot to Oxford Branch of the Great Western Railway opened in June 1844 and there will be celebrations of its 175th anniversary at Culham Station on 15-16 June 2019.

For details of what will be happening visit

The South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) is proposing to build on 3,500 on GREEN BELT LAND around Culham.

For information about the proposal and how you can help fight the plans visit 


SODC submitted the Local Plan to the Secretary of State on 29 March.

Planning Inspectors Jonathan Bore and Nick Fagan have been appointed to undertake an independent examination into the soundness of the Plan.

Programme Officer, Ian Kemp, will act as liaison between the Inspectors and the council or members of the public. Email: / Tel: 01527 861 711 / 0772 300 9166

2018 AGM of the Society was held on Saturday 3 November
in the College Chapel  CLICK HERE for details

The Spring edition of the Culham Echo has been circulated. You can download a copy below to read about the latest musings of the Culham College Society.

Please send any information, articles and comments for the next edition to the editor at
To receive a copy on publication, just join the mailing list using the form (right) OR you can download a copy at the bottom of this page. 

Successful 2018 Reunion

It was not possible to hold the 2018 reunion in the Europa School so arrangements were made to meet at The Railway Inn  (the old Jolly Porter) at Culham.

CLICK HERE for pictures from the day.

Privacy Policy

The Society will only collect and store personal information that allows it to keep people informed about the activities of the Society. We may segment the data to identify year or geographical groups.

We will never share your personal data with any organisation except those which have a legal entitlement to ask for such information. If someone requests your contact details we will contact you and will not release your personal data without your express permission

We will hold data as long as the Society exists and will delete or destroy all personal data held by the Society when it formally closes. Individual data will be deleted when the Society is informed of the death of the individual or an individual asks for their information to be deleted.

You may ask for a copy of your personal data held by the Society; ask for data to be corrected, or ask for your personal data to be deleted by contacting the Society’s Data Controller (Roger Hope)

All mailings from the Society will include an option to unsubscribe from mailings from the Society.

Derek Wyeth
Derek Wyeth, who studied at Culham from 1959-1961, died peacefully on Sunday 11 March 2018, aged 77 years.
Born in Bodicote, Derek lived there all his life and was active in Bodicote Scouts and the Church for many years. Later he became Deputy Headteacher at Christopher Rawlins Primary School, Adderbury. An academic and much loved by his family and the community, he will be sadly missed.

Culham College Society

The mission of the Culham College Society is, in a spirit of openness and transparency, to promote fellowship among members of Greater Culham by maintaining contact amongst, and encouraging gatherings of, Culhamites. It will do this by:-

  • encouraging and promoting local, regional, year group, and interest group reunions and meetings;
  • organising general reunions;
  • providing news of Greater Culham through the maintenance of a website and the publication of electronic and hard copy newsletters and magazines;
  • and any other means which the Committee deems appropriate.

Membership of the Society is open to all former members of the College and the Practising School and their families. 

At its inaugural meeting on 13 May 2017 a constitution for the new Culham College Society was approved and office bearers and committee appointed.

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So far, over 380 Culhamites have registered their interest in the new Culham College Society. 

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