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We started at the Little School when we were about four years old. In this photo you can see Molly Hope (at the top of the slide), Julie Stretton (holding ...
Shottery Manor and the Hugh Clopton School for Girls
I was a pupil in the grammar school stream at the Hugh Clopton School for Girls on the Alcester Road from 1955. We used to go over to the manor for ...
Maxstoke Church of England School and World War Two
School logbooks not only provide fascinating glimpses of school life in times gone by, but also show how external events may colour that life. The impact of World War Two One such historical ...
The School at Little Packington: Part Two
In part one, I investigated the attendance of the children at Little Packington school. This article will explore what else the school’s logbook can tell us. School building The school building is also mentioned in ...
The School at Little Packington: Part One
Little Packington is a parish made up of scattered farms and dwellings in the north-west corner of Warwickshire. A charity to provide schooling in Little Packington was set up in ...
Nuneaton Twinning With Roanne
Seventy years ago the first school children from Roanne (in the Loire Valley, France) arrived in Nuneaton. At that time the only schools involved were the two grammar schools – ...
Frank Whittle, Returning to Leamington Schooldays
Frank Whittle’s achievements in both inventing and developing the jet engine are well-known and well-documented. Indeed, it is not unreasonable to call him one of Warwickshire’s more famous sons, especially ...
Memories of School in Harbury
My mother, father, Allan, our two children and myself were educated at the Wight School. I myself started when I was two and a half years old, mainly I think ...
Memories of Clapham Terrace School in the 1920s
My father loved to round off Assembly with a song or two, such as Strawberry Fair or Shenandoah, in which everyone joined. But he had to give up Strawberry Fair ...
Donald Duck Masks at Clapham Terrace School, and a Milk Surplus
As far as I can recall, I was never met from school. I found my own way home at lunchtime and after school in the afternoon, a distance of about ...
The Great Clapham Terrace School Escape
When I was in Class 2 we were based in St Mary’s schoolroom in New Street, and our teacher was Mr Binks. This was great for me as our back ...
She Has Set Heights in Her Heart: Rugby High-Lights
Reading Ruth’s article on the Rugby High School anthem has reminded me of a lot of old Rugby High traditions that we knew and loved! Fundraisers galore! For example, there was the ...
The Last Days of Ashorne School, and the Wider Village
I was one of the last students at Ashorne School. Sadly though the school closed for the last time at the end of Trinity term 1975. this was despite the ...
Memories of Ashorne School
Although we lived in Wellesbourne, my brother and I started at Ashorne School in the Michaelmas Term 1972. Our mum used to drop us off on the way to work. ...
Stockingford School, and the Start of the War
My mother died when I was nine, but I was looked after very well by neighbours. My father remarried when I was 13 and my stepmother was a kind lady. I ...
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