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A smiling Gareth Mound, pictured in 2015.

Goodbye Gareth – 2 August 2015

Gareth Mound, 1996 — 2015: Andrew Burdett offers his personal recollections of his friend and former classmate, who died in August 2015 aged just 19.

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FPSS Year 13 Prom – 23 June 2014

A fantastic finale to our time at Furze Platt, the Prom did one especially brilliant thing: it cleared the air. In the dying days of Year 13, the usual strong sense of community had somewhat collapsed. Tonight, though, it was very much alive and well.

Sarah Donlon and Andrew Burdett speaking at Furze Platt Senior School's Celebration Evening in September 2013.

My Speech: FPSS Open Evening – 3 October 2013

“I arrived at Furze Platt as an unhappy little boy: truth be told, I didn’t really want to be here. I’d said goodbye to my favourite teachers; some of my best friends had gone to other schools; and – worst of all – I’d forgotten my packed lunch. Seven years later, I’ll be leaving as a truly content young men, thanks to a wealth of experiences offered to me by the school.”