I went to this school in 1983 to take my A Levels. It was then called (and still is) the Thomas Rotherham College. It is lovely to hear about other people's memories of this place from long before I arrived there! I adored my time there (albeit only 2 short years) and made some strong and lasting friendships.
I attended Rotherham Tech, from 1953 to 1956, taking a London external degree in Engineering. I'm a little surprised at how little I can remember about the building and how hard it is to find information about the College for this era.
In the early 1940s the bay window on the first floor over the front door of Rotherham Grammar School was that of my second form classroom. On a rainy day we were 'attacked' by one of the other second forms as a result of which I was pushed through one of the windows. Fortunately the wartime shatterproof gauze in place ...Read full memory