Official opening of Wheatley Secondary School 28 June 1951

  • Capt. H J Pullein-Thompson, chairman of the governors.
  • Mr Anson gives his report
  • Mrs Hichens, chairman of the County education Committee officially opening the school
  • Kathleen Dodson, school captain, presents a bouquet to Mrs Hichens
  • Alderman W Tombs, vice-chairman, proposes a vote of thank to Mrs Hichens
  • The school assembly
  • Alderman W Tombs, vice-chairman, proposes a vote of thank to Mrs Hichens
  • Parents attend the opening
  • Parents attend the opening
  • Parents attend the opening
  • Parents attend the opening
Archive Notes:

Photo of Capt. H J Pullein-Thompson(chairman of the governors) and Mr Anson (Headmaster) on June 28th 1951.

The archive file states that this was the first new Secondary Modern School to be built in the country after the war, but this has not been corrorobated.

It was built at a cost of £125,000.

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