Kelvin Grove School - a Memory of Sydenham.
I would have taken the 11+ at Kelvin Grove. I remember the laundry behind the school blowing up. I went there from 1952 to 1958 and lived in Forest Hill. Teachers I remember are: Ms Doubleday (very strict - nobody liked her!), Ms Eckersley - everyone liked her, Mr Cousins - good teacher, very strict, threw the board eraser at anyone talking. Ms Grafton, was the headmistress of the infants, I think, and Mr Tuddenham, headmaster of juniors. I remember standing in front of the coal fires to keep warm - I liked that school. My last name was Walbridge. I now live in the U.S.
A memory shared by on Apr 14th, 2012.
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