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Welcome to the Whitgiftian Association/Whitgift Sports Club
The Whitgiftian Association is an organisation for former pupils of Whitgift School, Croydon, England. Whitgift School is an independent day school for boys founded by John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury, in 1596. It is owned by the Whitgift Foundation, an educational charity, in company with two other Croydon schools, Trinity School of John Whitgift (boys) and The Old Palace School of John Whitgift (girls).
The objects of the Association are:
- To encourage communication between Old Whitgiftians and to maintain their interest in Whitgift School
- To organise functions for, and gatherings of, Old Whitgiftians
- To aid and encourage the activities of Old Whitgiftian clubs and societies
- To maintain a register of Old Whitgiftians
- To promote the interests of Old Whitgiftians and of the School
Many social and sporting activities (cricket, football, hockey, rugby) for members take place in the Whitgift Sports Club's comfortable, well appointed Clubhouse, serving real cask ale, and extensive, attractively landscaped grounds at Croham Manor Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 7BG, England. The Whitgift Sports Club is a member of the National Playing Fields Association.
This pleasant business, social and sporting facility is the ideal venue to host your: Christening or Birthday Party, Wedding Reception or Anniversary, Funeral Wake, Corporate Event or Conference, Business, Probus or Rotary Meeting, Training Course, or Celebration Lunch or Dinner. We can cater for young and old alike. Alternatively, we can help arrange your own company or private sporting event. See "Hire" section for further details.
Why not become a member of the WA/WSC and take advantage of the many member benefits available, including discounted bar prices and discounted rates for hiring the facilities. For more information and application form, please see the "Join Us" section.
Click here for location map of Clubhouse and Playing Fields. South Croydon railway station and Lloyd Park tramlink stop are within 10 minutes walk. Buses T33 and 64 stop 2 minutes away in Croham Road.