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Age and sport has caught up with me and I am currently convalescing after a knee replacement , so though it was about time to delve into the memories of Handcross Park.
In no particular order some of the staff that left a lasting impression.
Mrs Vellacott who taught Scriptures ,( alas we were not that kind to her). Her face would glow and she wriggled her body onto the hard wooden seat before she would illuminate the room with a biblical st...Read Full Post »
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Jeremy Varcoe and I , Tony Potts ,(Both Seafield Park at Endsleigh and Newells) met up at Endsleigh on Monday 4th July 2016.
Had a great day wandering down memory lane . We were well received by the Staff and , as ex pupils of Endsleigh, were given a 20% rebate on an excellent lunch. On Sunday 10th September 2017 we both met up again at Endsleigh, this time accompanied by Nigel Osborn (Endsleigh & Newells) who had travelled all the way from Australia. The staff very...Read Full Post »
|Posted by newells on May 23, 2015 at 3:35 AM||comments (0)|
It has been especially pleasing to be able to have contact with the present Headmaster of Handcross Park school resulting in a successful reunion for Old Newellians held at Handcross Park school on the 23rd of May 2012. After the meeting at Handcross Park some participants were able to visit the grounds of Newells farm.
I have also had contact with the present owner of the house...Read Full Post »
|Posted by newells on August 22, 2013 at 5:20 PM||comments (0)|
I've just been looking at Ad Perpetuam Memorium regarding the tragic death of Alex Parker.
My name is John Harrison and I thought, you would be interested to learn that I have a very clear memory of that dreadful night in January 1968.
At that time, I was seven years old - living with my parents and grandparents in a very grand house called Cisswood (virtually opposite Newells school).
I was woken up by my parents who told me t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Nader Salour on January 28, 2013 at 3:40 PM||comments (5)|
I was at the school from 1968 to 1972. I have read the blogs with great interest. I am amazed by your vivid and accurate memories. Reading your comments have brought all the memories back to me. I only have good memories of the school. The photos on the site were a surprise. Actually saw myself in a few of them! Thank you to the people who posted them. I know I have some photos somewhere, I will dig them up and post them.
When I arrived at the school I was 9 and came from Iran and could n...