Claremont Bilateral/secondary modern

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On 8/19/2016 at 3:55 PM, Simong W said:

My father Michael (Mick) Wright used to go to Claremont Secondary Bilateral Modern, he would have left in 1964. Does anyone know which building it would have been then? I believe the family lived on Tissington Road. Perhaps some of you may remember him?

in 64 the school was still on Claremont Road and didn't move until 68/69

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Regarding various posts about teachers, the ones I remember, fondly or not, from 1970-75 in no particular order are: Mr Laughton or Lawton (?) - A P.E. Teacher with a Comb-Over & a size 12 Dunlo

As usual I'm a bit late to the party on this one, but the names you have so far are correct. The other David (the bottle collector) was David Hamilton - he also got on Blue Peter with his collection.

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Hi, i'm Steve Read,and i'v just found this forum.I was at Claremont between 1959 to 1965, and ii was astonished at the group picture of all the teachers, and Jack Aram.I can remember some names,but a few i know the faces, but thats all. Eric Dibb tought me, but he did have a temper.You could tell he was getting  mad cos this V shaped vein came up on his forehead.He also kept his strap in his desk, 2 wacks with that and you didn't mess with him again! I remember being in the tennis team with Pete Watson,Mick Brown,and Mick Pomberth. My best mate who was in my class was Vernon Gibbons, his dad was a prison officer,and lived on Hucknall Rd,just past Perry Rd-i lived opposite the Hillcrest Social Club.

As for the canadian teacher Mr Graham ( John Leadbeater mentioned him),well i remember him dating my sister for a while ! Dont know how they met,so i'll have to ask her! By the way,can anyone remember Harold Marshalls sweet shop? It was below Hillcrest Social,then moved over the road to those shops on the corner




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