SAINT NICHOLAS GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR BOYS

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Below are some of the new(-ish) issues and events that you may be interested in.
 
 

11/11/15
Photos from the 60th Anniversary Lunch held at Batchworth Golf Park on Friday 9th October are now on the web site.  The photos are numbered, so if you want to purchase any, please email Rob Dunning with your requirements. Details below.
  

The photographs are available in high definition quality on either matt or gloss paper, or canvas.

The table below shows the sizes and price per copy:

 

Size

Matt or Gloss

Canvas

 

 

 

6” x 4”

£2.99

£5.99

5” x 7”

£3.99

£6.99

6” x 8”

£5.49

£8.49

6” x 9”

£5.49

£8.49

8” x 10”

£6.99

£9.99

 

Also available is a CD/DVD, in a DVD case with contact sheet and printed cover, of all pictures as seen on this website at a cost of £9.00 each.

 

Please note that Carriage and Packing are extra.

 

Contact Rob Dunning via  Laurie Spragg for more details or to place an order.

 

 

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Web Site Updates
 
The web site has been updated recently with the following items.    

 

   

DATE LOADED

WHAT WAS LOADED

WHERE IT IS STORED

22/03/19

Sad news to report the death of founding staff member Geoff Lee, who was a major influence in all sports at the school from 1955 until 1962. Condolences go to his family and friends.

 

13/03/19

Many thanks to John Tippetts for supplying photos of present and former staff taken at Dr Watson's leaving do in July 1975, together with some 'guidance notes' for staff handed out in September 1969.  John's mother taught German at the school at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, but sadly died in 2013. John and his brother Tim were pupils at the school. 

  The School / Photos of Staff

13/02/19

Sad news to report the death of Pete Cahill, PE teacher, who was at the school from 1959 until 1977. Condolences go to his family and friends.

 

05/12/18

Many thanks to Roger Saunders for the programme for the first play shown at the school – Henry IV Part 1 in 1958, and for the 1961 Summer Term Calendar.

  Art, Drama ../Drama and The School/Calendars

05/12/18

Many thanks to Tim Hughes, Keith Tucker and Paul Maynard for supplying names of boys in many sports photos, plus some more sports photos.

  Sport

13/10/18

John Wheaton has sad news to report the death of Ralph Birch, head of History in the 1970s. Condolences go to his family and friends.

 

19/06/18

The following have made generous donations to help keep the web site up and running until July 2019 - Ken Bryer, Martin Cook, John Darby, Rex Ingram, Nick Khol, Phillip Wallis and Tony Westray.   Many thanks.

10/04/17

1976 School Calendar & Summer Fixture Card

School / Calendars & Fixture Cards

01/02/17

More photos from the 2016 Annual Lunch, plus new photos from the 2017 Annual Lunch

Annual Reunions

06/12/16

Sad news to report the death of Harry Snook, who had been battling with Parkinson’s for several years. Harry was at St Nicks from 1956 to 1962. Condolences go to his elder brother Conrad and family

 

08/11/16

Two photos of the first Old Boys rugby players; one from the 1964/65 season, and the second from the 1965/66 season

Sport / Rugby over the years / Old Boys Rugby

08/11/16

Another photo of the 1961/62 Colts rugby team and a photo of the unbeaten 1962/63 3rd XV (both kindly provided by Nick Kohl)

Sport / Rugby over the years / Rugby during 1961/62 and Rugby during 1962/63

08/11/16

Programme of the 1961 School Sports Day

Sport / Athletics / Athletics 1961

08/11/16

Programmes of the 1962 School Sports Day, and the Inter-schools Athletics Meeting 3 weeks later

Sport / Athletics / Athletics 1962

28/05/16

1962 School Photograph

The School / Miscellaneous Photos of School Pupils

13/05/16

Photos from Dr Watson’s Retirement Dinner in 1975, more photos of Dr Watson at home, plus various other photos added and some text changes

The Founding Headmaster & the School

20/04/16

Annual Reunion invitations & attendees

Annual Reunions

12/04/16

Articles & letters written by members of staff

The School

04/04/16

Report of the School Trip to Avignon in the summer of 1959.

Out of School Activities / School Trips

04/04/16

The School Photograph for 1958.

The School / Miscellaneous Photos of School Pupils

17/02/16

The In Print magazine for 1961, a selection of poems.

School Magazines

17/02/16

An article in the local Advertiser newspaper about the opening of the School. 

Home Page

17/02/16

The printed program for the RFC 30th Anniversary Summer Ball of 1994 

Annual Reunions

10/02/16

The School Magazine for 1969 

School Magazines

08/02/16

Rob Dunning's memories of his school trip to Avignon in 1958.

Out of School Activities

08/02/16

The School Magazine for 1976, reduced to 3.2mb 

School Magazines

02/02/16

Two photographs from the 2016 Annual Reunion lunch

Annual Reunions

02/02/16

The School Magazine for 1970 

School Magazines

24/01/16

The School Magazine for 1968 

School Magazines

18/01/16

The School Magazine for 1967 

School Magazines

13/01/16

The School Magazine for 1966 

School Magazines

13/01/16

The School Magazine for 1965 

School Magazines

06/01/16

Names shown underneath photos taken at 60th Anniversary Lunch

60th Anniversary Lunch

20/12/15

The School Magazine for 1963/64 

School Magazines

11/12/15

The School Magazine for 1961/62

School Magazines

06/12/15

The School Magazine for 1960/61

School Magazines

01/12/15

The School Magazine for 1959/60

School Magazines

24/11/15

The School Magazine for 1958/59

School Magazines

19/11/15

The School Magazine for the Summer of 1957

School Magazines

09/11/15

The School Magazine for the Summer of 1956

School Magazines

09/11/15

This STOP PRESS web page

HERE!

 

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A view of the School as it was in 1955