School Stories

The list of Wodehouse’s school stories is presented here, sorted by school. In the case of novels or long stories which appeared in multiple parts in a magazine, only the first serial episode is linked from this page; at the end of each episode you will find a link to the next part of the story.

****NOTE**** If you select the option "Back to Menu" at the bottom of any of the stories listed here, it will take you to the magazine menu that the story belongs to. If you wish to return here, choose the "Back" command in your browser, or re-select the School Stories option from the top Notes & Lists menu.

 

Wrykyn

The Gold Bat - The Captain, October 1903

Jackson’s Extra - Royal Magazine, June 1904

Homeopathic Treatment - Royal Magazine, August 1904

The Reformation of Study Sixteen - Royal Magazine, November 1904

Ruthless Reginald - The Captain, April 1905

The Politeness of Princes - The Captain, May 1905

Shields’ and the Cricket Cup - The Captain, June 1905

An Affair of Boats - The Captain, July 1905

The Last Place - The Captain, August 1905

The Deserter - Royal Magazine, August 1905

An International Affair - The Captain, September 1905

The White Feather - The Captain, October 1905

Division of Spoil - The Captain, September 1906

Jackson Junior - The Captain, April 1907

Educating Aubrey - London Magazine, May 1911

 

St. Austin’s

The Prize Poem - Public School Magazine, July 1901

L’Affaire Uncle John - Public School Magazine, August 1901

Author - Public School Magazine, October 1901

The Pothunters - Public School Magazine, January 1902

The Tabby Terror - Public School Magazine, February 1902

The Babe and the Dragon - The Captain, February 1902

Bradshaw’s Little Story - The Captain, July 1902

The Odd Trick - The Captain, August 1902

How Payne Bucked Up - The Captain, October 1902

Welch’s Mile Record - The Captain, November 1902

Harrison’s Slight Error - The Captain, January 1903

How Pillingshot Scored - The Captain, May 1903

The Manœuvres of Charteris - The Captain, August 1903

Pillingshot, Detective - The Captain, September 1910

Pillingshot’s Paper - The Captain, February 1911

***Note: The story “A Shocking Affair”, which appears in Tales of St Austin’s, was never published as a magazine story until 1973, and doesn’t appear on this site.

 

Locksley

An Afternoon Dip - Pearson's (UK), September 1904

A Corner in Lines - Pearson's (UK), January 1905

The Autograph Hunters - Pearson's (UK), February 1905

Playing the Game - Pearson's (UK), May 1906

 

Beckford

***Note: The novel A Prefect's Uncle is set in Beckford, but was not serialized in any magazine.

Blenkinsop’s Benefit - The Captain, August 1904

    Not set in Beckford, but features a Beckford character:

Personally Conducted - Cassell’s, July 1907

 

Sedleigh

The Lost Lambs - The Captain, April 1908

Stone and the Weed - The Captain, May 1910

 

Eckleton

The Head of Kay’s - The Captain, October 1904

The Guardian - Windsor, October 1908

 

St. Asterisk’s

The Strange Disappearance of Mr. Buxton-Smythe - Public School Magazine, December 1901

The Adventure of the Split Infinitive - Public School Magazine, March 1902

Our Boys.—II. - Punch, October 21, 1903

 

Marleigh

The Luck Stone - Chums, September 16, 1908

 

Sanstead House

The Eighteen-Carat Kid - The Captain, January 1913