Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Basketball team 1983




 Rear L to R Dean ? , Andy Agard 12, John Yeoman, Mark Nicholls and jenson mcdermott - Mr Ord (Teacher )
Front - Simon Porter Might be Jenson McDermott front left and John Yoeman in the front row as well.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Geoff Todd writes about the School outing in 1952 ( 65 years ago ! )



"I thought you might like to see a copy of a photo I have of the school Railway Society visit to the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Light Railway in April 1952.   I was then in 2G with Mr. Baldwin.   Mr Carey was the master who ran the Society and took us on the visit (2nd left back row).   I think the two little lads were his sons.  I'm in the front row 2nd from right.  I was at PCGS from 1950-55.

I also found myself in the 1952 whole school panorama on the site - 4th row 8th from left.   I can recognise a few of my former classmates - Peter Walker, Brian Easterbrook, David? Urquhart, Peter Bottomly, Alan Todd and David Young (a neighbour from Whyteleafe who was a year ahead of me).   Peter Plantrose should be there somewhere but I haven't spotted him.   We were re-united when he landed his Odiham based RAF helicopter at Bramshill Police College in 1965/66 after spotting my photo on my tutor's wall while I was attending a year long course there.
I recognise many of the masters pictured.
Hope this is of interest.
Regards,
Geoff Todd "        
Oxfordshire

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Tennis 1979/80 ( actually badminton - note the raquets )

Gary Pascoe Duncan Manning, front row 2nd in from the left. I think 1979/1980.
Declan Philpot - Steve Seymour holding the trophy!

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Tennis 1979


Rod Bird says --  Back Tim Kiddy, Anthony Lover, 
Front Schofield, forgot, Paul Crocker, Tim Green!

Friday, 24 November 2017

Prefects 1981


 Barry Killick Definitely the school year was1980/81 - my last year in the upper sixth. Recognise every single face but the names all escape me, except one. The blond lad fourth from right, middle row (shoulders back!) is Robin Merrit.


Paul Harrington I think the prefect in the middle on the extreme lefts name is Cole. He pulled up on his motor bike and booked me for eating a jam doughnut whilst wearing PB school uniform in public. I was about 4 miles away from the school and nearly made it home! I had to report to the prefects office next morning and was given the punishment of writing a small essay entitled " The Importance of Discilpline in School".

1984 Reunion list

Thanks to Paul Hobday for trawling his archives for this. Has anyone got any photos or memories of the event ?




Sunday, 19 November 2017

Old Boys from 66 67 68 try to recall their shared past.....

Chris Gibson, Paul Hobday, Steve Kiss, Chris Cuffe, Phik Jepson, Dave Howship, John Davis, Paul Musgrove, Peter Gurney, Keith Masters, Nick Peaty were in attendance. Paul Masters sent his apologies.

Fas et Patria

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