Memories of Shute

Shute In The Early 1950s

As Anne Tilbrook, I was a pupil at Pippins and then Shute, from 1950-53. I vividly remember Feb. 6, 1952, when the girl who rang the bell for change of classes brought us the ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by Anne Moon

Shute School C.1965 1969

Shute was a very strict English boarding school, which we were told was once the home of Lady Jane Grey, who was Queen of England for nine days, at which time she was ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute

Memories Of Shute 1939 1941

It may seem strange for a male to offer these memories but boys were accepted in junior forms and I was at Shute School from the summer of 1939 until the Easter term ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by John Gauld

Broken Windows

I remember arriving fresh from Singapore and having to visit the loo during the night. It was absolutely freezing and one of the windows in the bathroom was broken letting in a vicious ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by Jan Gamm

Cold, Sports, The Worst 4 Years Of My Life

Hi, I never expected to see anything related to Shute School. Yes there was cold porridge and great midnight feasts and if you were one of the lacrosse team, and ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by Marion Barton

Shute School In The 50s!

Anne must have left Shute School a few years before I started there!! I remember a fantastic cold spring with an old fashioned pump in the "grounds" of the gate house. Always ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by Alyth Long

Lesley Manning

I attended Pippins the Shute prep school in 1946, we used to go to Shute school occasionally, once for a May Day play when I had to carry a doll. we swam in the river in Axminster and went on the train to Lyme Regis on a Sunday. Can anyone tell me when Shute School closed? Lesley Manning

A memory of Shute by Lesley Jones

Shute Memoir

I was at Shute from 1969 to 1974, when it closed. In fact, I was the final head girl. But only by default! My sister and school pals have spent hours over the years telling the same old ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by Carolyn Bastick

Shute School 1963 1965

I attended Shute School from 1963 to 1965 (my surname was then Vincent). My memories are reasonably food orientated: Midnight Feasts, wonderful afternoon teas when visiting ...Read full memory

A memory of Shute by Wendy Swinburn

School Memories

I attended Shute School from 1958 to 1963. My memories are of Halloween parties in the gym,midnight feasts and drama performances in the theatre. Every Satuday afternoon we went for long walks in the surrounding countryside. Summer half terms were spent with my parents at nearby Beer!!

A memory of Shute by Jane Rawnsley

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