Document Archive


Here is a collection of documents and news cuttings about the school. They are stored in Adobe acrobat format which can be read straight into many web browsers with the Acrobat plug in (this is free from www.adobe.com if you need to get it) Simply click on the file name to read it or right click and select "save target" if you want to save it to your hard drive to read later off line. Some of these items open in a new window as they are stored on a different website

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Anonymised school report from 1964

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News Articles  (1965) about exam successes and a "glowing" press report about WIGS (hmm... I wonder who wrote that?)

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1964 Letter about the fees increase

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An older prospectus in 3-fold style

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All the Drama content has now moved to the new drama page

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Letter to parents announcing fee increase in 1956

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"School are proud of their star pupils" a news article from 1958

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Minutes of Old Boys Association

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Mr Wilkins (Lib) election leaflets 1961/1962

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This is a school prospectus, sadly undated - all there is to judge by are the fees and the cost of school meals

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1965 Exam Letter to Parents and a copy of the exam success list - poor print copy but legible

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News Articles about the school's sudden closure

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News Article about the demolition of the school (the print quality of this is very poor but there is a photo of the building being knocked down)
If you have anything to contribute please contact the webmaster it will be scanned and  returned in good condition - you can use the online submission form by clicking this link or e-mail me in the normal way.
Many of these were provided by Heritage and Local Studies department who have kindly given me permission to reproduce them here.

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