There were some great teachers during my time there as well as Miss Meech, the English teacher. A book was also published with the full transcript of each episode; The Shakespeare Hour: I was in "Oak". You have no idea how often I have wished that I had stayed on and got my A-levels and gone to university.
It was a different method of teaching back then and I think frustration crept in quiet often, especially when we girls 'knew' what we were doing We could only wear either brown or black shoes and I believe up until the fifth form, we had to wear knee-length socks.
I don't ever remember throwing anything at people coming our way although it does sound like fun. She was in her forties I believe unless your Mr.
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We had a lot of peas too!!! We had very little interaction with the older girls and were strongly cautioned to stay away from the main school. The last two years at school I used to walk to my grandparents for lunch as it was only a ten minute walk to Manor Farm Close off Clewer Hill Road.
The sewing machines were state-of-the-art at the school.
Any reports or homework had to be handed in in fountain pen. Hold it up to the breeze to make the propellers spin and the pennant snap to attention! Unfortunately, most if not all of the old school customs were seemingly abandoned when we went up to the new school.
One of the girls picked them up, as we'd never seen anything like them beforeand she tried to draw a complete circle on the board. Running a total of fourteen hours, WNET felt that airing the shows in four straight back-to-back segments would not work.
It all seemed very impressive to me and there was also a very large hall where we held daily morning assembly, and a kitchen and cafeteria area where we ate lunch.
School uniform, well, yes, it did cost so much and my mother held down several jobs to pay for it all, one of them at the castle. None of them survive now.
Griffin, historyintroduced herself to us first formers. I worried about my 'Triumph Hercules' bike until the next morning when I went straight to the bike racks Faerie was out; rocks were off; stonily mysterious landscapes could get stuffed.
She was so enthusiastic about her teaching that it rubbed off on her students. What did this poet and educator feel about DWC?
Unfortunately, most if not all of the old school customs were seemingly abandoned when we went up to the new school. Miss Shawcross, head mistress; she also took 1st formers for English and taught scripture too. The worm casts on those pitches were lethal too.
Then miraculously we were given a new teacher in my fourth and fifth years and she was absolutely great. She put 'him' on the piano in the sitting room, and years later, when I moved to Polegate, to our first home, he came with us Attributed to John Henry Belter.
I loved to sit, in the summer term, on the grass at 'Elmfield' with all my form mates. Hockey boots and stick, tennis racquet, given to me as I've explained in another contribution on the forumgreen, knee-length shorts-cum-skirt, probably like yours.
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Mrs Quinton, games hockey, netball, swimming, in private baths, gymnastics, rounders, tennis etc. WGS have a duty of care for all their pupils. Whalen died in From contributors to The Royal Windsor Forum have been posting their memories of the Windsor Girls School, formerly the County Girls School.
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