Annual Lord Mayor's Visit to Treloar's
March 26, 2015, 11:23 a.m.Back to news index
On Wednesday 26 March Treloar’s students and staff were delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE and her consort Mr Nicholas Woolf to the Holybourne campus. Accompanying the Lord Mayor were the Sheriff and his consort as well as Masters, Prime Wardens and Deputy Masters of 28 Livery Companies. This annual visit is an opportunity to celebrate Treloar’s heritage and link back to its founding in 1906 by then Lord Mayor Sir William Purdie Treloar and to thank those attending for their support.
Visitors were given the opportunity to tour the campus and witness classes in session. During lunch the Lord Mayor opened a new “Moving On” arch kindly made and donated by the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths. Students were heavily involved in helping with the design of the arch which will be used as part of graduation in that students will pass through this to mark their transition out of Treloar School either to Treloar College or another destination of choice.
Alderman Woolf is the 686th Lord Mayor and only the second woman to hold the title since 1189. She described the day as “fabulous” and said how inspired she and all the guests were by what they saw at Treloar’s.