Carol Hart Remembers Aveley Secondary School - a Memory of Aveley.

I went to this school for 2 years in form one and two.
I remember one year we had an open day and did performances for parents.
All was going well until the headmaster noticed that one of the boys doing the gymnastic display had his hair too long (it was touching his collar). He called out to the boy and told him to get his hair cut. Later that day the newspaper journalist was there taking a photo and writing a piece about it. Apparently the boy's girlfriend had contacted the paper.
I was learning the cello at school and I remember there was also a boy called Colin who was also doing cello plus a boy called John. Sorry don't recall any other names.
I used to live above the tobaconist in Hall Road.
One of my friends was called Ann and she too lived in Hall Road.
I left Aveley in 1966 when my family emigrated to New Zealand.
If anyone remembers me, please send me an email:
and we can do a catchup.

A memory shared by Carol Hudson (Nee Hart) on Mar 9th, 2010. Send Carol Hudson (Nee Hart) a message.

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