I Was Here In 1965

A Memory of Bexleyheath

I remember the hut that was used as the changing rooms for all the outside sports, damn cold in the winter. Mr Lester was the Head at the time, mostly I remember the teachers Jim (Maths) and a tall teacher, very stern, chemistry, can't recall his name. Oh, and a Welsh teacher that taught English.

I learned a lot at this place, best time ever when I think back. The girls school was the other side of a fence at the other end of the playing field. The last 2 years of my time there, the two schools merged into one.

Shame there are not more photos of the old school. It's very clear in my mind but I would love to see some actual pictures.

2 of the kids in my class lived in one of the terrace houses in Gramham Road close to the TV factory at the end of that road. That burned down in 1966-1967 or so. Does anyone remember that?


Comments & feedback

Mon Dec 1st 2014, at 2:26 am

megsrun commented:

I attended that school from about 1963 - 1966. (John Haines). The tall chemistry teacher was Dennis Sale (Fred we called him). Best teacher I ever had. Never lost my love of chemistry and science in general.
The change room cottage was a shocker in winter.
On the whole the school experience was great.

Thu Jan 29th 2015, at 5:10 am

stonehand commented:

fred sale was a good man.
i used to love going to school here some of the best times in my life i remember frank Darnell Richard willmot

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