News & Updates

Announcements and updates about Dilworth School’s response to historical abuse are posted here.

20/12/2023

Update on the Listening Service

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14/12/2023

Aaron Snodgrass Christmas message to the Old Boy Community

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22/11/2023

Dilworth media statement relating to a Teaching Council Disciplinary Decision about historical offending

Media Statement from Dilworth School Headmaster Dan Reddiex

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21/11/2023

Sentencing of Ross Browne

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman Aaron Snodgrass

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31/10/2023

A message from the Dilworth Trust Board Chairman and Dilworth Headmaster, 31 October 2023

Video message from Aaron Snodgrass and Dan Reddiex about Dilworth’s response to the Independent Inquiry recommendations, 31 October 2023

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31/10/2023

Dilworth Trust Board accepts and is acting on all Independent Inquiry recommendations

Media release form Dilworth Trust Board

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18/09/2023

Dilworth Trust Board receives Independent Inquiry Report into abuse at Dilworth School

Media release from Dilworth Trust Board

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08/05/2023

Update on the Crown's redress and rapid payment systems

Some Dilworth Old Boy survivors may be eligible to make a claim through the Ministry of Social Development for a rapid payment.

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07/02/2023

Sentencing of Howard Wynyard

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman Aaron Snodgrass.

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23/11/2022

Conclusion of Dilworth Response Director position

Update from Dilworth Trust Board

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20/10/2022

Dilworth apologises to Old Boy survivors during appearance before Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care

Media release from Dilworth Trust Board

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29/08/2022

Dilworth Trust Board Chairman welcomes launch of Dilworth Redress Programme

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board

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12/08/2022

Sentencing of Leonard Cave

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman Aaron Snodgrass

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10/08/2022

Distinguished panellists to head Dilworth Redress Programme for Dilworth Old Boy survivors

Media release from Dilworth Trust Board

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04/07/2022

Aaron Snodgrass video message to Old Boys

Video from Aaron Snodgrass, Dilworth Trust Board Chairman about the launch of the Independent Inquiry, and an update on the Redress Programme.

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01/07/2022

Dilworth Response Director appointed

Update from Dilworth Trust Board

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01/07/2022

Sentencing of Alister Harlow

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman Aaron Snodgrass

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30/06/2022

Independent Inquiry into abuse at Dilworth begins

The Dilworth Trust Board welcomes the commencement of an Independent Inquiry into abuse at Dilworth School, saying it will co-operate fully with the Inquiry and encourages former staff and Board members, Old Boys and the wider Dilworth community to participate.

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20/06/2022

Dilworth response to invitation to appear on Sunday programme

Letter from Aaron Snodgrass, Dilworth Trust Board Chairman

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09/06/2022

Dame Silvia Cartwright to lead Independent Inquiry into abuse at Dilworth School

Dilworth Trust Board has today announced that The Hon. Dame Silvia Cartwright ONZ PCNZM DBE QSO DStJ will head the Independent Inquiry into abuse at Dilworth School. She will be joined by Frances Joychild QC, a senior barrister with extensive experience in cases of human rights and sexual abuse, as Co-inquirer.

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01/06/2022

Dilworth praises courage of survivors

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman Aaron Snodgrass in response to the conviction of Leonard Cave.

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13/04/2022

Dilworth Trust Board welcomes feedback on proposals

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman Aaron Snodgrass

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15/03/2022

Dilworth seeks feedback on proposed Redress Programme and Independent Inquiry to confront historical abuse

Media release from Dilworth Trust Board

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24/12/2021

Aaron Snodgrass December message to Old Boy community

Script to a message from Aaron Snodgrass, Chairman of the Dilworth Trust Board, for the Dilworth Old Boy community

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02/12/2021

Sentencing of former Dilworth chaplain Ross Browne

Script to a video that Aaron Snodgrass, Chairman of the Dilworth Trust Board, shared with the Dilworth Old Boy community following the sentencing of Ross Browne.

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22/10/2021

Operation Beverly developments: Johnathan Stephens

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman Aaron Snodgrass

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06/10/2021

Conviction of former Dilworth Chaplain Ross Browne

Script to a video from Aaron Snodgrass, Chairman of the Dilworth Trust Board, for the Dilworth Old Boy community in response to the conviction of Ross Browne.

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01/10/2021

Aaron Snodgrass video message to Old Boys

Video script of Dilworth Trust Board Chair’s message to the Old Boy community

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04/06/2021

Dilworth School media statement regarding further Operation Beverly arrests

Dilworth School media statement regarding further Operation Beverly arrests

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23/03/2021

Ian Wilson Sentenced

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman Aaron Snodgrass

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24/02/2021

Dilworth School media statement regarding further Operation Beverly arrests

Statement from Dilworth Trust Board Chairman

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14/09/2020

Dilworth School media statement in relation to charges against persons formerly connected to the School

The Dilworth Trust Board is saddened some of our Old Boys have suffered abuse while in our care and we apologise to any Old Boys who have been affected by abuse of any kind at our school.

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