Thursday, 21 November 2019

Steve Watt RIP

The untimely death of Steve Watt has been reported by his family. Steve was at Purley Boys in the late 1970's. Further details are on his Facebook page.




Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Nigel Bowles Rugby tackle 1973

Nigel Bowles tackles the enemy in 1973.
Dave Shepherd looks on from under the posts. Sadly, Nigel died in 2016 but Dave Shep ( former Head Boy and Chemistry teacher ) is very much active at the age of 75.


Sunday, 10 November 2019

Midland Bank 6 a side Cricket Finals 1973

Rear L to R ; Charles Whitmarsh, Geoff Gibbs ( capt - Where is he now? ), Nick Peaty, Paul Masters ....Front Row - Doug Giles, Nigel Tucker.

R LtoR Charles Whitmarsh, Geoff Gibbs ( capt ), Nick Peaty, Paul Masters Front Doug Giles, Nigel Tucker.



Monday, 4 November 2019

A level French Marking from 1973

Thanks to Graham Tong for awakening past nightmares..


Thursday, 31 October 2019

Basketball U19 1973


Thanks to Paul Masters for this gem.

Rear :  Bealey, Osborne, Barnes D, Clemence R, Beatty D.
Front:  Cox R, Rawcliffe P, Masters P, Archibald R, Payne S. Coach D Eneas.

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Rugby 1st XV 1973

Rugby 1st XV 1973

Rear L to R : Gibbs, Master P, OSborne T, Henson, Payne, Lehur, Marlowe, Jedge Compton.

Front : Boswell, Bealey, Taylor, Irwin, Tucker I, NH Bowles, M Grant, Trevor Phillips, P Berry.


Fas et Patria

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