Monday, 25 April 2016

ANOTHER staff room photo...Ray Dencer writes

Your posting of the "only photo from the staff room" reminded me of one I had which was taken in the staff room as the staff vocal group prepared to "sing" in the Sports Concert of 1975. Sorry for the poor colour quality but it is scanned from a not very good 1975 original.

The vocal group is L to R: Robin Hinnell, Pat Patterson, Eric Jarman, Ray Dencer, Mrs. Ananin, Garth Wright. We were "singing" "With His Head Tucked Underneath His Arm"

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Purley Basketball Club 1977

Purley Basketball Club 1977 Formed from the elite of school players in 1975 - 

L to R - back - Dave O'Hara, Robin Archibald, Nick Peaty, Phil Jepson, Keith Masters,Paul Rawcliffe, Mick Dorrington ( Ex Glyn Grammar )   

Front Row: Paul Masters David Barnes, ? 

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

A gem - Staff Room 1973

Mr Bill Rainforth and Mr Toss Appleton ( always looking smug ). Vic Gilbert out of sight lighting pipe.
Possibly the only photo ever to be taken in the Staff Room.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Reunited after 46 years

Paul Berry, Chris Lehur, Paul Masters and Phil Jepson get together for the first time since the rugby 1970 Photo was taken at the Natwest Tournament.

Saturday, 9 April 2016

Monday, 4 April 2016

School v Staff Cricket Team 1974

School v Staff Cricket 1974
Back row (L to R)
Peter Irwin
Clive Bealey
Nick Peaty
Mick Clarke
Ian Childs
Front Row (L to R)
Mick Martin
? (Name is on the tip of my tongue…..)
Alec Martin
Paul Cocks
? Graham someone..erm erm ..Help

Ken Rose

Fas et Patria

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