Upper Arley, The Castle 1910
Memories of Upper Arley
I was only at Arley for 2 years but they were very happy years despite all the deprivations etc. It was the only tme in my life I suffered from chilblains! I overlapped with Marylin and I have a photo (somewhere) of her and several others standing in front of the 'Semior Rec' windows with hockey sticks. I ...Read full memory
This memory has been contributed by June Knight. I, June 'Bunny' Knight, and friend, Joan Butlin, left Cardiff by train in 1946 and spent two years at Arley School. Leaving in 1948 with our music mistress, Phyllis Jones, who at that time was also leaving for Wales. My time at Arley was remarkable and exciting; ...Read full memory
This memory is written on behalf of June knight. All my sympathies to Ja Ja's family. I have a lovely poem written in my autograph book from when we were at Arley in 1946.
We played tic off ground all over the school and grounds. The tree named the ship was a fallen beech tree on the right of the left hand path round the arbouretum. It was ideal for chasing and leaping. Not so ideal was the dormitory furniture after lights out! One night I leapt from the bed to the washstand, hit the wash bowl which ...Read full memory