This programme from the 9 April 1963 marked the annual prize giving ceremony and the retirement of Miss E M Read.
Ernie joined the school in 1929 at the age of 5. In this video he shares some of his memories of being in school.
Extracts from the school log book
31 August 1949 - Mr Lovell died at his home … early this morning.
3 September 1949 - The funeral of the late Headmaster, Mr Lovell, took place today in St Cross Church.
15 September 1049 - A short memorial service for the late Headmaster, Mr Norman Lovell, was conducted in the hall today at 9:15am, by the Rev. O. Hunt, Minister of St. Cross, assisted by the Rev. Beechey, Alderman W. W. Perkins, Chairman of the Managers, and Mr E H Littlecott, the Deputy County Education Officer attended. The whole staff and children of classes 2B upwards, were present.
In September 2014 Mrs Margaret Cole MBE retired as the school’s lollipop lady at the age of 84. She started her role in 1970 and received her MBE for a range of community services in the Queens Honours List in June 1999. During her time at the school she guided thousands of pupils back and forward on her crossing patrol without serious incident.