Those of you who remember Philip Burstow will know of his life-long devotion to Brighton College both as a boy and master. In 1929 he joined the staff of Brighton College Preparatory School which was then in Lewes Crescent, and remained in what later became the Junior School until his death in 1975.
Brighton College, has taken the unprecedented step of announcing that Mandarin Chinese will be a core part of the curriculum for all pupils in the College from aged 3 upwards.
Robert died in the World Trade Center attack in New York on the 11th September 2001.
Robert, a former St Paul's Cathedral chorister, was working near the top of the North Tower for Cantor Fitzgerald. He was married to an American, Jacqui, in a ceremony in New York.