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Warninglid School 1953
The Slaugham Archive
Warninglid School 1953

I attended Warninglid School from about May 1952 until November 1955.
From left to right, standing: Tony Le Blanc, Bridget Good, Wendy Morley, Marilyn ??, Evelyn Ray, Unknown, John Carrigan, Unknown, Nicholas Good.
Seated: Ian Stenning, Roger Cooper, Anne Mitchell, Susan Mitchell, Unknown, Linda Trevithick, Unknown.
Please can anyone add more names or correct those above?
The arrival of Mrs. Ford as head teacher was the equivalent of Mary Poppins. School became such fun!
Horrid plain and stained wooden dip-pens were replaced by bright primary-coloured lacquer ones with italic nibs. Exercise books disappeared as we made our own folders, allowing for artwork.
The radio became a study tool, accompanied by handsome booklets from the BBC. "Singing Together" with William Appleby on Monday mornings after the break.
We ventured beyond the school walls: nature walks to Slaugham ponds, shinty, rounders and cricket in the field next door, to the copse opposite for story-time or play-reading. In the summer we would lunch al fresco in the playground.
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