Vanbrugh Castle School

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Latest additions to the site


July 2016 :
Website re-designed and a few documents about Alexander Duckham, Lord Wakefield and headmasters added.

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September 2016:
Paul McCann's photos added.
Vanbrugh Chronicle added to documents.

October 2016:
Royal Institution correspondence added to documents.
J H Corner's graduation photograph added to his details in Documents >> Headmasters.

Dec 2016 :
Ron Hawes' details added to contacts list.

March 2017 :
Six editions of The Vanbrugh Chronicle added to the list of documents. Many thanks to Paul McCann for supplying them. Does anybody else have other editions?

More of Paul's photos added.

Bader newspaper clip added to '47-'58 photos.

Reunion Poll page added.

June 2017 :
Pre-WW2 photos added.

September 2017 :
Seven more Vanbrugh Chronicles,
Accounts for 1969,
Carol Service tickets 1972,
A boy's sporting certificates,
Joining Instructions from the RAFBF to mothers,
Induction letter from J.H.Corner to mothers,
Notes for Parents,
New biology lab. photograph,
Speech Day 1969 phographs.

We thank Colin Cummings for providing many new documents, and his mother for keeping many of those items that others have thrown away.

December 2017 :
Result of reunion poll.
RAF News article 1971.

July 2018 :
Two more school photos added from the 1970's (thanks to Danny Downes).

September 2018 :
Reunion report & phots added

October 2018 :
Cine film of 1973 Speech Day added

November 2018 :
Photos from 1958, 1962 and 1965" added - with thanks to Arthur Rodgers.

December 2018 :
Several newspaper cuttings, notes for new staff and a timetable (1975) added.documents

January 2019 :
Three photos from 1970's added. Speech Day 1973, Last Speech Day 1976, 'Emil & Detectives' play. photographs
(Thanks to Danny Downes)

February 2019 :
The school logo. photographs
Cricket team.Cricket team 1970
More info.More info added.

May 2019 :
Mark Fearon's photo's added

Photographs and other documents relating to Vanbrugh Castle School which help to tell the story of the place would be gratefully received.