Ashton School - a Memory of Dunstable.

I attended Aston school in church street. Mr cunningham was the headmaster. The school had a path up to it with cottages to the right.(now demolished ) Many happy years there, especially with mrs pratt.
I failed my 11 plus and went to Brewers hill and now i have an honours degree in history from huddersfield university.. so much for the 11 plus.


A memory shared by anona.bradbury on Apr 30th, 2015.
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Fri Nov 3rd 2017, at 10:05 pm
john_dane41 commented:
I also attended Ashton School from 1946 to 1952,Teachers included Mrs Calcot in infants and Mr Riding and Mrs East in Juniors. Mr Riding had a Cheshire accent and gave prizes from his own pocket to the First and Second in his class at the end of the summer term. I still have mine, a book, for coming second. There were 48 of us in the class.Mrs East came from Yorkshire and I remember a lesson about Sheffield cutlery with a knife a fork and a spoon in various stages of manufacture.Also failed 11 plus and we moved to Flamstead so went to Secondary School in Markyate.

Thu Nov 2nd 2017, at 12:06 pm
signpost7 commented:
Alas, it is no more. The greedy council has sold the school and it is being turned into flats.

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