Gatley, Greater Manchester
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Ah yes - the Prince of Wales - aka The Mop on account after heavy rain they had to mop it out due to it being in a dip and the brook literally on the back door step flooding. I too went to Gatley Primary School under Mr Pearse 1965-1971. Was in Mrs Phillips' reception class. Hated her - still do.
I have so many clear memories of Gatley Primary. My mother used to take me by car in the morning, but in the afternoon I walked down Cedar Road to wait at the bus stop. There was a wonderful sweet shop there. The headteacher was Mr Pearce. He used to have a funny way of saying "Hewld hands!" when we had to (...Read full memory)