Wallington, Elm Grove Gardens c.1955
Memories of Wallington
I went to Collingwood when Mrs Ingham was the head. The corporal punishment was at times severe. Another boy who was left handed was beaten and made to write with his right one. We played football in Beddington Park - where is Mellows?
I attended Collingwood from 1957 - 1960 and yes, the discipline was severe. I once looked out of the window as a fire engine went by and was punished with 6 of the best! Mr ...Read full memory
When I attended Collingwood School for boys aged 7 to 11 we used to play football and cricket at Mellows Park, and I clearly remember going into the tea rooms many times to get a ...Read full memory
I remember corporal punishment, not being allowed to be left handed, lack of sports facilities and misery.
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