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Messages: 1 until 15 of 233.
Number of pages: 16
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Jul
29
Don Plimmer
1948 - 1954. Under pressure from my daughter I am writing my autobiography! Trying to remember some staff names especially Head of Chemistry. Have photo taken in VI form room but can't remember many names. Only really the other Biologists - Mike Parkhouse & Colin Snell I am still in contact with but no longer Brian Morris or Bill Burleigh. Wonderwhere they are?
Jun
21
Brian Goddard
Geoff Sanders: Brian Goddard here. Yes, I joined the school in 1961 and was put into 3E, the late Taff Evans form. I played an active role in Old Roan football and was a regular at the Old Roan Club at the school field, until I moved to Leicester in 1979. I still see and communicate with Old Roans and meet up with various of them a couple of times a year or so. Have you ever been to the ORA annual dinner?
May
22
Chris clarke
Chris clarke my e mail is cc.monkey1965@gmail.com
May
22
Chris clarke (77_82)
Hi everyone looking for anyone who remembers me from back in the day ! I a few of the guys I remember are Stuart Phinbow Sean Baker Dave Bond Paul White Andrew Selly and lots more please get in touch if my name rings a bell
Apr
16
Sally Brooke
If Linda (McPhillips / Brindley) or anyone else wants contact me my email address is: sbrooke1812@gmail.com
Apr
14
Sally Brooke
This is a message for Linda McPhillips (Brindley). I was at the Roan at the same time and I remember you well. How are you getting on?
Mar
26
David Cuttell
such memories, reading through the messages...hey ho!! thought I would add a few comments. I was at the Roan 1956 to 59 (then moved to Sussex) I remember well Anthony Pipers list of teachers... I also remember Rusty Lock and Crusty Pie, Hankinson, Benny Fenton, Hodson, Dawson and Weston etc but Gelly Elliot sticks in my mind, I was in the school orchestra (played the fiddle)… it got me out of many lessons!! But I have had a great life, running two businesses and inventing some things that are in use world wide (allowed me to retire very early)
Keep the comments coming
David C.
Feb
23
Debbie Hawkins
My email address is:
debbie.mcnicholas@googlemail.com PhQ3kS
Feb
23
Debbie Hawkins
My email is:
debbie.mcnicholas@googlemail.com
if anyone want to reconnect with me.
Feb
23
Debbie Hawkins
Hi. I was at Roan Girls from 1971 to 1978. I've recently reconnected with a few girls from my old Class (we started in 1P with Mrs Poore) but I would love to reconnect with any other girls who may be out there. Please contact me using the email above if you want to reconnect or just re-live a few old school memories ... x
Dec
25
Eric John Downs
My father, Squadron Leader Eric John Downs, MBE, attended The John Roan Grammar School from 1932 to 1939. He is now 98 years old and in fine health. For a Christmas present today my sister, Anita Rich, presented him with a 140-page book entitled "A Lewisham Lad" that details Eric's distinguished career in the RAF after leaving Roan School.
Dec
1
Anthony Piper
Reply to Geoff Sanders (Aug 10, 2019).

Hi there! Anthony Piper here. I was in Mr Hoare's class 3H in 1961.
If you look at the class photo on the website I am 2nd row from the back standing next to Robert Scourfield and just below Alcock.

I remember the name Sanders. A boy who used to get cross when it was mispronounced as Saunders.

Some of the masters were
Mr Chalky White (history)
Mr Shag Whitten (English)
Mr Gel Elliott (music/French)
Mr Snoz Westmoreland (PE/geography).

Other boys were
Quirk
Townsend
Mills
Suckling
Lambert-Gorwyn
Peacock
Daniels.

Best wishes - Tony Piper.

Scourfield and \I used to eat our packed lunches in the gallery for a long time - then go walking over to the observatory.
Oct
9
Margaret Renton
For those of you who remember Jeanette McDonald who attended Roan School for Girls between 1961 - 1968, sadly Jean passed away on 7th October 2019 aged 69.
Sept
4
LINDA McPHILLIPS
LINDA McPHILLIPS nee BRINDLEY
LINDA BRINDLEY now McPHILLIPS
I was at Roan School for Girls ‘62 -‘68.
Hi to Mercia Storey!! We Travelled on the bus from Abbey Wood to Devonshire Drive along with Deidre Thomas, Kathryn Wallbridge, Kathleen Crook, Hazel Lamb, Julie Jenks.
I also remember Christine Baker, Leslie MacDonald Sally Brooke, Sally Bellers.
Teachers I remember are Miss Sturgess (Bubbly Stergene), Mr Billington (taught :Maths) Miss Tilstone (Biology); Miss Wrett-Smith (Latin), Mrs Jeffries (Geography), Madame Vrai ((French).

My husband’s nephew, Tony McPhillips went to Roan Boys!

Anyone else out there who was in our year back then??
We will all be the BIG 7-0 this year!!!!
Where have all those years gone!!
Aug
10
Geoff Sanders
Geoff Sanders 61-68
Hi - looking for those who joined in 61.
Particularly Ian Nichol Peter Coates William (Bill) Goad
Brian Goddard Andy Gooch Frank? Gosling
Steve Rider Bob Scourfield Charles Smith

I did 22 years in the Army and 21 years in the NHS.
Retired now - live in Swindon.

Anyone remember Alfie Knott's "Brawny British Builders"?
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