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Ewell Castle School

School Archive

Ewell Castle School's Digital Archive

A large proportion of the School's photographic archives are now available to view digitally online.  Users can access copies of Ewellian Magazines, as well as photographs and videos from the School's history.  Please note that for copyright reasons the Digital Archive is for personal and private use only and must not be reproduced.  A large number of Ewellian Magazines (the School magazine which has been produced most years since 1926) a large number of whole School formal photographs, The World Ward II Memorial - listing all OEs who served in the armed forces and lost their lives between 1939-1945, a number of sports team photographs, a number of photographs of the School buildings, a number of photographs of Ewell Castle when it was still a private home.

SDS Group - host and manage the Ewell Castle School digital archive

The Ewell Castle School Archive is not hosted on the Ewell Castle School website, but is hosted and managed by a third party website managed by an independent company SDS Group. To view their GDPR Policy Manual, please click on the pdf below.

 SDS Data Processor GDPR Policy


To Access The Archive:

The archive can be accessed by clicking HERE. 

Please contact the School Archivist Carol Hernandez for a username and password by emailing oldewellians@ewellcastle.co.uk and stating whether you are a) an alumnus or ex member of staff, b) a current pupil or current member of staff or c) a member of the PSFA.


Digital Archive Guide:

The Ewell Castle School Digital Archive user guide can be downloaded HERE There is no public access to this archive.


Donations to enable the archive to continue to expand:

The digital archive has been set up by Ewell Castle School.  Future development is dependent on further funding.  If you have enjoyed using the archive please consider supporting the project by making a donation, which would allow us to scan and upload additional material which we cannot currently afford to add to the archive.  Please contact Carol Hernandez at oldewellians@ewellcastle.co.uk if you would like to contribute material for the archive or make a donation.   There are naming opportunities available within the archive, for those who would like to explore this option, or alternatively you may wish to remain anonymous. 

The School would like to thank Mr Richard Skinner, who has made a donation to the School Archive in memory of his late father, David Fredrick Skinner.  Thank you Richard, we appreciate your support and are delighted that you were able to find references to your father in copies of the School Ewellian magazine.


Archive Terms and Conditions:

All website and archive content is the copyright of Ewell Castle School or its third party licensers.  The website and the archive are for your private, personal and non-commercial use only. Subject to what is said below you may view and print a single copy of the material on the website and the archive for your own private, personal and non-commercial use only. You may not download or make any electronic copies of any of the material or store it in any medium (including on any other website) and you may not distribute, re-transmit, broadcast, modify or show in public any part of the website or the archive without the prior written permission of Ewell Castle School. In addition, where it is indicated on the website or the archive that the rights in a particular work belong to a third party you may not print any copies of that work without the prior written permission of the owner of the rights.

Whole School Photographs:

From 1926 to 1986: Panora Ltd took the whole School photographs between 1968-1986. The negatives of the photographs were then donated to the Documentary Photography Archive on their ceasing trading in the mid 1980s.  For information on photographs from this period contact http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/448/archives_and_local_studies/4689/documentary_photography_archive

From 1986 to 1999: TBC

From 1999 to date: Gilmour & Soames have taken the whole School photograph since 1999.  Photos are available to view and purchase online at www.gsimagebank.co.uk/ewellcastle with the log in token ewellcastle2017 


Missing Ewellian Magazines:

We would love to hear from you if you still have original copies of Ewellian magazines, whole School or sports team photographs. We would like to borrow them for a few weeks so that they can be professionally scanned and added to the digital archieve and then they will be returned to you.  Please contact Carol Hernandez, Alumni Manager at: oldewellians@ewellcastle.co.uk

Ewellian magazines that we are currently missing and would be grateful to borrow from you:  (We know that Ewellians were not produced during the War of 1939-1945 and for some years afterwards due to paper shortages.

  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1994
  • 1990
  • 1984
  • 1977
  • 1975
  • 1973
  • 1972
  • 1961
  • 1947
  • 1946
  • 1945
  • 1944
  • 1943
  • 1942
  • 1941
  • 1940
  • 1939
  • 1938
  • 1937 
  • 1936
  • 1935
  • 1934