Stanmer Secondary Modern

Form 4GCE 1966

By Irene Dobson (nee Budd)

 
Photo:Form 4GCE Stanmer School

Form 4GCE Stanmer School

From the private collection of Irene Dobson (nee Budd)

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I went to Stanmer from the Downs Juniors and was in 1a, 2a, 3GCE and 4GCE.  I remember the classes being quite big, about forty pupils in a class. My first form teacher was Miss Scutt, the Music teacher; later when she married, she became Mrs Dennis. In later years she was teaching at Patcham Juniors and my daughter was in her class. She said she remembered me, as I was the only Irene she had ever taught. Sadly she died suddenly a few years ago. I can remember all the teachers as if it was yesterday. Such a shame the school building has now been demolished, it was a good school.

Do you recognise yourself or anyone else and can share your memories with us? Please leave a comment below.

The photograph was taken in my final year at Stanmer - I left in 1966 when I was 15 years old. I hope I have everyone’s name right; apologies if I have got any wrong.

Back Row L to R - Nicholas Green, Michael Levy, Christopher Jones, Paul Hayler, Stephen Knight, Graham Wild.

2nd Row - Peter Clayton, Kenneth Towner Michael Lewis, John Feek, Barry Tyler, Mark Chappell, Thomas Baker, Leigh Dodd, Ken Penfold, Philip Jouanides.

3rd Row - David Ballard, Dennis Newman, Christine Parr, Anita Sole, Yvonne Bowles, Lynda Durrell, Jean Treherne, Hazel Fairchild, Ken Harris, Graham Orchard.

4th Row front - Jean Goble, Marie McDonald, Anne Lloyd, Sandra Wood, Margaret Stevens, Susan Dyer, Heather Orris, Marilyn Spicer, Me - Irene Budd.

Absent from photo - Shirley James, Janet Wilmshurst and Phyllis Gillespie.

This page was added on 28/06/2014.
Comments about this page

I recognise several of these names albeit they were older than my year at Stanmer, I was there from 1965 - 1970 but I knew Phil Joanides well & worked with him in later years & his older brother John was a good friend of my late brother Ian who was also at Stanmer. I have a class pic of my class if I can work out how to upload it!

By Rob (Bob) Tasker (13/08/2017)

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