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In 1952 the School Magazine received a new cover, a beautiful design by Mary Roxburgh.



Old Girls' News

Doreen  Bretherton has gained a 1st Class Honours degree in Philosophy at London University.

Monica Simms has given a talk on Public Speaking in the Television Programme 'For Women'.

Margery Davies is working as a Radiographer at Bath Hospital.

Margaret Morton is going to America on tour with the Wet of England Hockey team.

Alison Sinclair is Secretary to the Dean of Lincoln College, Oxford.

Congratulations to Audrey Harris for her MBE.  Her long service to the Women's Institute was recognised in the New Years Honours List.

Sylvia Hall won a Gold medal and Audrey Heath a silver medal after completing their State Examinations for nursing at the Gloucester Royal Hospitals.

Girls playing in the playground (photograph competition)

In December 1954, Dr White retired.

Dr White wrote a piece in the 1955 magazine saying she was gladdened by the confidence that the school was in the hands of its new Headmistress Miss Jewsbury

As a retirement present Dr White presented the school with the wonderful Magnolia tree which still stands at the front of the school.


What's happening in history?

6th of February 1952 : Elizabeth II becomes Queen
26th of February 1952 : Churchill Announces British Atom Bomb
14th of November 1952 : NME Publishes First UK Singles Chart
14th of November 1952 : First British Record Chart Published
25th of November 1952 : The 'Mousetrap' opens
25th of April 1953 : Crick and Watson discover DNA
29th of May 1953 : Hillary climbs Everest
2nd of June 1953 : Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
11th of November 1953 : First edition of Panorama
6th of May 1954 : Roger Bannister runs the four minute mile
21st of July 1954 : Lord of the Rings Published
17th of September 1954 : Lord of the Flies Published