Our AGS Celebration of Sport Dinner will be held in the Foundation Hall on Saturday 30 March 2019 and this year our Guest Speaker is the best known and most experienced English football referee of all time, Graham Poll. Whilst Graham's achievements are considerable, including the FA Cup Final at Wembley stadium in 2000 and the first referee to reach the milestone of refereeing 300 Premier League matches, he will always be remembered for issuing one player with 3 yellow cards at a World Cup match during the 2006 final competition in Germany 2006. Graham has also been appearing on BT Sport for the past two seasons as a refereeing expert. Tickets are now available to purchase and are sure to sell out fast. They can be purchased individually or as a table - tables are for 10 or 12 guests. Partners are most welcome. The ticket price includes a delicious three course homemade authentic curry, vegetarian option available upon request. Tickets prices as follows: Table of 12 - £300 Table of 10 - £250 Individual Tickets £25 or student concession £20 per ticket. Dress code: Smart Casual It promises to be another great AGS event celebrating the amazing sporting achievements, past and present, at Aylesbury Grammar School.
We are delighted to be able to host a talk by Old Ayesburian Professor Sir Tim Besley CBE FBA (Phillips '79) at Aylesbury Grammar School on Wednesday 8 May at 7pm and we invite our Old Aylesburians to join us. Professor Sir Tim Besley is an an academic economist who is School Professor of Economics and Political Science and Sir W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics at the London School of Economics. He is also a two year fellow at All Souls College, Oxford and since 2015 has been a commissioner on the National Infrastructure Commission. It promises to be a fascinating and enjoyable evening and we anticipate it being a popular event so we encourage you to secure tickets promptly. Tim will give us an insight into his journey in the field of Economics and Political Science, the future of the social sciences as a career and its importance in an ever-changing economic and geopolitical climate.