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Sad loss of popular piano teacher

Invitation from family to attend Celebration of Life for Mrs Olivia Dawkins
27 Jan 2023
Written by Jennifer Law
School News

It is with sadness that we share the news of the passing of College peripatetic piano teacher Mrs Olivia Dawkins in December 2022.

Mrs Dawkins was a cherished member of the College music department from 2001-2012 and formed strong and lasting bonds with the pupils she taught and inspired.

Mrs Dawkins’ family extend a warm invitation to join them for a celebration of her life on 28th April. All the information regarding Mrs Dawkins’ Celebration of Life are on the website which has been created by her husband, Christopher.  

A small intimate funeral took place on 23rd January and the ‘Celebration of Life’ will be on 28th April 2023 at the Old Park Meadow Natural Burial Ground . This will start at midday but everyone is welcome from 11 onwards. After the service everyone will move to bluebell wood where the ashes will be interred. The event including the wake should conclude at 4pm. It is vital that for this event the family know numbers by April 19th.  

Sending sincerest condolences to Mrs Dawkins’ family, colleagues who had the plasure to work alongside her and the numerous pupils whom she encouraged and motivated.

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