1984 - The Whole School


When the decision was made to close the original school building in the village the infants who were due to become juniors remained at the Meadow Park site.  The additional buildings were not completed in time for a move of the rest of the older children and this photograph was taken in the playground of all the children still in the old school, together with the remaining teachers. 
The photo was taken in front of the part of the building which had started life as the Infants’ School in 1859 and which was subsequently demolished to make way for Belfry Drive.  This gave access to the housing development on what had been the school playing field, the proposed Church Hall and the retirement flats which were built on the old playground.  St James’s C of E School became one in February 1985.

supplied by: Janet Byard-Jones

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I wonder as I look at this reminder of the place of Horror where I went to school as a boy. Is Mr Walker still alive? The bearded gentleman (did I say gentleman?) in the centre of the photograph. I can remember how he used to abuse the children with excessive corporal punishment, without due process, he was a law unto himself. I am amazed that this website has allowed his foul image to be displayed

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Yes I remember Mr Walker.  He was my brother Matthew Potter’s teacher, who had a board rubber thrown at him.  Luckily I was in Mrs Edwards class.

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