Saturday, 27 September 2008

1975 Panorama Photo Retouched

David Harrison attended between 1975 & 1976 but at the time his name was David Hollings (middle name Mark) . He still lives close to the school and has retouched the 1975 Panorama Photo below. click the photo to see it full size - it is quite large !

If you want the full hi rez version you can download it here.

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Staff Group shot 1955

As ever, click the photo to see it full size.

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

School Calendar 1988

Not stapled nor folded like those of former the photo to see it full size.

Thursday, 11 September 2008

From the Ken Hobb's archive

Photos of 3 classmates: Jeremy Cuthbert, Phillip Hodgson, Peter Salsbury (all '58-'65, except PS '58-'64) taken on the playing field behind the school buildings in Placehouse Lane in 1962 click to see full sized

Monday, 8 September 2008

from Donald Baker part 2

Here is the man - and below the team of 1952-3.

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Thursday, 4 September 2008

from Donald Baker

A couple of gems coming up over the next few days........from

"Donald ( Bonce) Baker ( Dorset House - Yellow Shield)

Served my sentence September 1950 (Aged 13 – Long Story) - December 1953."

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Fas et Patria

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