Friday, 25 April 2008

1960’s Staff

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Back Row L-R Collette (Fr Asst), Tony Rossi, David Jones, Peter Robinson, John Hodgson, Bill Patterson, Brian Collingridge, Colin Flood-Page, Tony Holcombe Middle Row Arthur Loveland, Peter O’Masta, David Spring, Tony Foot, John McIntyre, Tony Beasley, Ivor Morrish, Bob Hattersley, Basil Ellis, George Love, Laurence Payne, George Nicholson, Edward Stachak, Len Kneiler Front Row Vic, Fred Bridge, Mike Carey, Alid Owen, Isobel Loveland, Arthur Jewitt, Nell Marlowe, Harold Birchall, Mrs Springer, Bernard Cooke, John Hutchinson, George Winter, Les – Stan Lockhart, Jack Williams, Pat Collins

Thursday, 17 April 2008

Derek Akers and Mr Jenkins circa 1976

It looks like the photo is taken in the school hall - maybe a rehearsal for a play? I can almost pick up those chairs now - always uncomfortable and rarely stackable as they had been kicked and thrown so often that they were warped.

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Tuesday, 15 April 2008

Miss Jones the German Teacher

Dick Newman writes "
Remember our Miss Jones, the German Student Teacher, who married Herr Wichmann, the German Assistant?.Surely it can't be anybody else?"

Monday, 7 April 2008

George Winter's teaching prop skeleton 1950

Sharpe poses with George Winter's teaching prop, Hector

Tuesday, 1 April 2008

More John Shirley plays

Pete Shaw writes "The first production I did at the school, in December 1966, was The Government Inspector. This is me, on the left, no doubt genuinely laughing at mop-haired Robin Gracey, who always cracked me up.

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