Skinners School


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Passing the 11+ at St.Barnabas, I then attended Skinners' Grammar School for boys, between 1973 and 1978.
I was in Knott house, and in forms:
• 1B Captain Loft (maths), Room L
• 2B Mr Belamy (english), Room F
• 3W Mr U???? (maths), Room W
• 4S Mr Rowbottom (RE & cross country running), Room F
• 5S Mr Rowbottom (RE & cross country running), Room F

School song MIDI file
The school song sheetmusic:

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In May of 1975, there was a school photo of the entire school:
School photo taken in May 1975


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PupilsTeachers
Name
(sort by)
Position
Abbott, John3700, row 2
Adams, Peter3730, row 5
Andrew, David4510, row 7
Andrews, Carlton5430, row 2
Arnold, Chris2950, row 7
Arthur, Philip4920, row 4
Avon, Gordon5050, row 2
Banks, ?1050, row 2
Barker, ?1140, row 4
Barrass, Philip5100, row 4
Beavis, ?2370, row 4
Beeching, Chris660, row 4
Beeching, Paul400, row 7
Bell, Bob1230, row 4
Berrett, Richard2320, row 2
Bestley, Darren500, row 1
Billings, Simon3630, row 2
Birnie, Steve3460, row 7
Bishop, Steven3690, row 7
Blair, ?1230, row 2
Boyd-Boulding, Alastair JJ4890, row 5
Bruce, Nick1470, row 7
Buckingham, Craig160, row 7
Bull, Jeremy760, row 4
Burfoot, Tim600, row 4
Burgess, ?4560, row 4
Campbell, Ross650, row 2
Campbell, ?2390, row 4
Catley2410, row 7
Clegg, A1240, row 7
Colby, Steve525, row 4
Colling, Mike3500, row 7
Collins, Lance4770, row 7
Connell, Steve4570, row 5
Cope, Marc4910, row 2
Cramp, ?1740, row 7
Croft, Mark600, row 7
Davies, ?980, row 4
Davis, Simon2380, row 2
Daws, Philip760, row 2
Delves, ?810, row 3
Dennant, Richard3980, row 2
Dillistone, Marcus2260, row 7
Dongray, Bryan3750, row 2
Dorling, Gary1500, row 4
Dube, Ravi1180, row 4
Eastman, ?2050, row 7
Edwards, Stuart550, row 4
Evans, Michael4350, row 7
Everest, Steve4200, row 7
Ffoulkes, Tim?1610, row 4
Figgitt, Mike4320, row 2
Ford, Jean-Paul5300, row 2
Ford, Nicholas5170, row 4
Forward, Derek490, row 4
Francis, Duncan250, row 3
Francis, ?4330, row 5
Freeman, J1050, row 7
Freeman, Peter4700, row 7
Galbraith, Peter440, row 4
Gallard, Gary4260, row 7
Gibbs, Martin (Deceased)4380, row 5
Gibson, Douglas3860, row 2
Giles, Chris1550, row 4
Goldsmith, Christopher5230, row 4
Grant, Mark3810, row 2
Greagsby, David4680, row 5
Green, Chris3400, row 7
Green, Michael1790, row 7
Gresty, Andrew280, row 7
Gubbins, Lionel2260, row 7
Gubbins, ?4250, row 5
Hardcastle, George1690, row 7
Harding, Steve1560, row 7
Hardy, Steve4980, row 2
Harmer, Ian (Deceased)5110, row 5
Harris, T.D830, row 7
Hazelden, Nigel75, row 2
Hore, Christian190, row 7
Horsman, Richard3840, row 7
Hyatt-Tynham, Chris4100, row 4
Irvin, Andy600, row 2
Jennings, ?1660, row 2
Jones, Philip3010, row 7
Larraz, Duncan4660, row 2
Lazell, Stephen1890, row 4
Leatherdale, D1140, row 7
Lewenz, Anthony470, row 4
Lewis, Mark1840, row 7
Lister, Jonathan1160, row 2
Long, Martin950, row 7
Lucas, ?3340, row 4
MacGuire, Tom910, row 7
MacNab, Nick3550, row 2
MacTear, Dave2550, row 2
Manners, ?4780, row 2
Mann, ?1180, row 7
Mansfield, Dave1400, row 2
Marrison, ?360, row 7
Marshall, Mark440, row 7
Martin, Paul1520, row 2
Mattheson, ?370, row 4
McCredie, Tim2490, row 2
McGaw, Ian480, row 7
Membrey, ?4370, row 2
Millard, Ross700, row 4
Miller, ?4150, row 5
Mills, Stephen5290, row 4
Monk, Robert4920, row 7
Moore, Jeremy4200, row 5
Moyne, Geoff2360, row 7
Nagle, Tim3010, row 2
Negri, Raff1350, row 7
Nurse, Richard4110, row 7
Ocock, Stephen3990, row 7
Oliver, Alan4640, row 5
Osmond, John3190, row 4
Ouzman, John3300, row 7
Owen-Williams, Gareth1210, row 7
Owen-Williams, Trevor420, row 5
Parks, Hamish4160, row 2
Pendry, Paul1030, row 4
Perry, Graham1950, row 4
Perry, Kevin2000, row 7
Phillipson, Paul1440, row 4
Pilbeam, Chris3270, row 2
Pugh, Robin230, row 7
Quye, Andy5350, row 2
Ramsey, ?440, row 5
Reed, Graham820, row 4
Reeve, Chris3330, row 2
Relf, Chris3940, row 7
Relf?1390, row 7
Renshaw, Norman530, row 7
Roberts, Chris4710, row 2
Rogans, Richard3920, row 2
Rose, Andrew780, row 7
Roux, ?1400, row 4
Russell, Charlie2910, row 2
Sasada, Martin4710, row 5
Savage, Richard490, row 2
Sawle, Guy3970, row 5
Scutt, Kevin4030, row 7
Shearman, Tim920, row 4
Sheffner, Marc5040, row 4
Simpson, Chris2020, row 2
Singer, Ashley310, row 4
Southgate, Mark2150, row 7
Sparks, Paul1870, row 2
Speight, Peter3890, row 7
Stonley, Martin250, row 4
Suckling, ?3550, row 7
Sullivan, ?990, row 2
Sweeting, Michael1340, row 4
Tanton, Clive3910, row 5
Taylor, ?3850, row 4
Terry, Justin1680, row 1
Thompson, ?3790, row 7
Thornby, Philip4840, row 2
Thorpe, George1080, row 4
Trewitt, Jonathan4210, row 2
Vaughan, Graham560, row 7
Wallis, Chris5250, row 5
Ward, Declan4870, row 4
Waters, Russell870, row 7
Waters, ?4260, row 2
Westrope, ?4850, row 5
Wheeler, Philip3650, row 7
Whitechurch, Ian700, row 2
Whittle, ?3150, row 2
Wigmore, Mike320, row 3
Williams, Chris330, row 7
Yeates, Nick700, row 7
NamePosition
(sort by)
Hazelden, Nigel75, row 2
Buckingham, Craig160, row 7
Hore, Christian190, row 7
Pugh, Robin230, row 7
Francis, Duncan250, row 3
Stonley, Martin250, row 4
Gresty, Andrew280, row 7
Singer, Ashley310, row 4
Wigmore, Mike320, row 3
Williams, Chris330, row 7
Marrison, ?360, row 7
Mattheson, ?370, row 4
Beeching, Paul400, row 7
Owen-Williams, Trevor420, row 5
Galbraith, Peter440, row 4
Marshall, Mark440, row 7
Ramsey, ?440, row 5
Lewenz, Anthony470, row 4
McGaw, Ian480, row 7
Forward, Derek490, row 4
Savage, Richard490, row 2
Bestley, Darren500, row 1
Colby, Steve525, row 4
Renshaw, Norman530, row 7
Edwards, Stuart550, row 4
Vaughan, Graham560, row 7
Burfoot, Tim600, row 4
Croft, Mark600, row 7
Irvin, Andy600, row 2
Campbell, Ross650, row 2
Beeching, Chris660, row 4
Millard, Ross700, row 4
Whitechurch, Ian700, row 2
Yeates, Nick700, row 7
Bull, Jeremy760, row 4
Daws, Philip760, row 2
Rose, Andrew780, row 7
Delves, ?810, row 3
Reed, Graham820, row 4
Harris, T.D830, row 7
Waters, Russell870, row 7
MacGuire, Tom910, row 7
Shearman, Tim920, row 4
Long, Martin950, row 7
Davies, ?980, row 4
Sullivan, ?990, row 2
Pendry, Paul1030, row 4
Banks, ?1050, row 2
Freeman, J1050, row 7
Thorpe, George1080, row 4
Barker, ?1140, row 4
Leatherdale, D1140, row 7
Lister, Jonathan1160, row 2
Dube, Ravi1180, row 4
Mann, ?1180, row 7
Owen-Williams, Gareth1210, row 7
Bell, Bob1230, row 4
Blair, ?1230, row 2
Clegg, A1240, row 7
Sweeting, Michael1340, row 4
Negri, Raff1350, row 7
Relf?1390, row 7
Mansfield, Dave1400, row 2
Roux, ?1400, row 4
Phillipson, Paul1440, row 4
Bruce, Nick1470, row 7
Dorling, Gary1500, row 4
Martin, Paul1520, row 2
Giles, Chris1550, row 4
Harding, Steve1560, row 7
Ffoulkes, Tim?1610, row 4
Jennings, ?1660, row 2
Terry, Justin1680, row 1
Hardcastle, George1690, row 7
Cramp, ?1740, row 7
Green, Michael1790, row 7
Lewis, Mark1840, row 7
Sparks, Paul1870, row 2
Lazell, Stephen1890, row 4
Perry, Graham1950, row 4
Perry, Kevin2000, row 7
Simpson, Chris2020, row 2
Eastman, ?2050, row 7
Southgate, Mark2150, row 7
Gubbins, Lionel2260, row 7
Dillistone, Marcus2260, row 7
Berrett, Richard2320, row 2
Moyne, Geoff2360, row 7
Beavis, ?2370, row 4
Davis, Simon2380, row 2
Campbell, ?2390, row 4
Catley2410, row 7
McCredie, Tim2490, row 2
MacTear, Dave2550, row 2
Russell, Charlie2910, row 2
Arnold, Chris2950, row 7
Jones, Philip3010, row 7
Nagle, Tim3010, row 2
Whittle, ?3150, row 2
Osmond, John3190, row 4
Pilbeam, Chris3270, row 2
Ouzman, John3300, row 7
Reeve, Chris3330, row 2
Lucas, ?3340, row 4
Green, Chris3400, row 7
Birnie, Steve3460, row 7
Colling, Mike3500, row 7
MacNab, Nick3550, row 2
Suckling, ?3550, row 7
Billings, Simon3630, row 2
Wheeler, Philip3650, row 7
Bishop, Steven3690, row 7
Abbott, John3700, row 2
Adams, Peter3730, row 5
Dongray, Bryan3750, row 2
Thompson, ?3790, row 7
Grant, Mark3810, row 2
Horsman, Richard3840, row 7
Taylor, ?3850, row 4
Gibson, Douglas3860, row 2
Speight, Peter3890, row 7
Tanton, Clive3910, row 5
Rogans, Richard3920, row 2
Relf, Chris3940, row 7
Sawle, Guy3970, row 5
Dennant, Richard3980, row 2
Ocock, Stephen3990, row 7
Scutt, Kevin4030, row 7
Hyatt-Tynham, Chris4100, row 4
Nurse, Richard4110, row 7
Miller, ?4150, row 5
Parks, Hamish4160, row 2
Everest, Steve4200, row 7
Moore, Jeremy4200, row 5
Trewitt, Jonathan4210, row 2
Gubbins, ?4250, row 5
Gallard, Gary4260, row 7
Waters, ?4260, row 2
Figgitt, Mike4320, row 2
Francis, ?4330, row 5
Evans, Michael4350, row 7
Membrey, ?4370, row 2
Gibbs, Martin (Deceased)4380, row 5
Andrew, David4510, row 7
Burgess, ?4560, row 4
Connell, Steve4570, row 5
Oliver, Alan4640, row 5
Larraz, Duncan4660, row 2
Greagsby, David4680, row 5
Freeman, Peter4700, row 7
Roberts, Chris4710, row 2
Sasada, Martin4710, row 5
Collins, Lance4770, row 7
Manners, ?4780, row 2
Thornby, Philip4840, row 2
Westrope, ?4850, row 5
Ward, Declan4870, row 4
Boyd-Boulding, Alastair JJ4890, row 5
Cope, Marc4910, row 2
Arthur, Philip4920, row 4
Monk, Robert4920, row 7
Hardy, Steve4980, row 2
Sheffner, Marc5040, row 4
Avon, Gordon5050, row 2
Barrass, Philip5100, row 4
Harmer, Ian (Deceased)5110, row 5
Ford, Nicholas5170, row 4
Goldsmith, Christopher5230, row 4
Wallis, Chris5250, row 5
Mills, Stephen5290, row 4
Ford, Jean-Paul5300, row 2
Quye, Andy5350, row 2
Andrews, Carlton5430, row 2
Name
(sort by)
SubjectPosition
Mr. Bailey - "Basher"Geography1780, row 3
Mr.M.I. BaileyFrench1920, row 3
Mr. BakerGeography3210, row 3
Mr.C. BeebyHeadmaster2700, row 3
Mr. Belcher - "Sid"P.E.3080, row 3
Mr. BellamyEnglish1570, row 3
Mr. BlackwellFrench3280, row 3
Mr.G.A. Chamberlain - "GAC"History
R.E.
2340, row 3
Mr.L.J.F. Clark - "Greasy"Geography2930, row 3
Mr.Colin CravenEconomics3720, row 3
Mr.D. Davies - "Stavros"Biology2490, row 3
Mr.M. Davis - "Jesus"English3990, row 3
Dr.D. DrewEnglish1500, row 3
Mr. Fox - "Foxy"History
Dept Headmaster
2630, row 3
Mr.Ross GarrattEnglish3420, row 3
Mr.Len GoldsmithPhysics2280, row 3
Mr. Goodall - "Skull"Biology1990, row 3
Mr.R. Gosling - "Goosey"English
Ancient History
2070, row 3
Mr.Chris HarrisMusic4070, row 3
Mr.Tony HoldingChemistry3360, row 3
Mr. JenningsWoodwork2140, row 3
Mr.H.T. Jones - "Happy"Maths3640, row 3
Mr. KilpatrickGerman2210, row 3
Captain Loft - "Lofty"Maths3560, row 3
Mr. Morris - "Scratcher"Art1720, row 3
Mr. Neville - "Fungus"Maths1650, row 3
Mr. Newton - "Isaac"French3780, row 3
Mr.T O'BrienHistory1430, row 3
Mr. PlantFrench1370, row 3
Mr. Rowbottom - "PaddleArse"P.E.
R.E.
3150, row 3
Mr. Shaw - "Oscar"Biology2410, row 3
Mr. John SimonsBiology lab tech4550, row 3
Mr.A.E. Sinfield - "Sinbad"English2560, row 3
Mr.M.F. TaylorBiology
P.E.
3930, row 3
Mr.J. UnsworthMaths2790, row 3
Mr.C. UttingHistory1850, row 3
Mr. Wallace - "Hitler"History2850, row 3
Mr.J.A. WilliamsLatin3000, row 3
NameSubjectPosition
(sort by)
Mr. PlantFrench1370, row 3
Mr.T O'BrienHistory1430, row 3
Dr.D. DrewEnglish1500, row 3
Mr. BellamyEnglish1570, row 3
Mr. Neville - "Fungus"Maths1650, row 3
Mr. Morris - "Scratcher"Art1720, row 3
Mr. Bailey - "Basher"Geography1780, row 3
Mr.C. UttingHistory1850, row 3
Mr.M.I. BaileyFrench1920, row 3
Mr. Goodall - "Skull"Biology1990, row 3
Mr.R. Gosling - "Goosey"English
Ancient History
2070, row 3
Mr. JenningsWoodwork2140, row 3
Mr. KilpatrickGerman2210, row 3
Mr.Len GoldsmithPhysics2280, row 3
Mr.G.A. Chamberlain - "GAC"History
R.E.
2340, row 3
Mr. Shaw - "Oscar"Biology2410, row 3
Mr.D. Davies - "Stavros"Biology2490, row 3
Mr.A.E. Sinfield - "Sinbad"English2560, row 3
Mr. Fox - "Foxy"History
Dept Headmaster
2630, row 3
Mr.C. BeebyHeadmaster2700, row 3
Mr.J. UnsworthMaths2790, row 3
Mr. Wallace - "Hitler"History2850, row 3
Mr.L.J.F. Clark - "Greasy"Geography2930, row 3
Mr.J.A. WilliamsLatin3000, row 3
Mr. Belcher - "Sid"P.E.3080, row 3
Mr. Rowbottom - "PaddleArse"P.E.
R.E.
3150, row 3
Mr. BakerGeography3210, row 3
Mr. BlackwellFrench3280, row 3
Mr.Tony HoldingChemistry3360, row 3
Mr.Ross GarrattEnglish3420, row 3
Captain Loft - "Lofty"Maths3560, row 3
Mr.H.T. Jones - "Happy"Maths3640, row 3
Mr.Colin CravenEconomics3720, row 3
Mr. Newton - "Isaac"French3780, row 3
Mr.M.F. TaylorBiology
P.E.
3930, row 3
Mr.M. Davis - "Jesus"English3990, row 3
Mr.Chris HarrisMusic4070, row 3
Mr. John SimonsBiology lab tech4550, row 3
If you know some names or pupils or teachers (nicknames and subjects taught), please email me the details.

In May of 1978, they did another school photo of the entire school:
School photo taken in May 1978


click photo for zoom-in 1Mb jpg image.
Hint: some browsers cannot handle such a large image, use shift-click to save it to disk, and use an alternate image viewing program.

I left Skinners' when my parents moved to Norwich, and went to Bowthorpe school.


Visit Old Skinners' Society alumni site.

A watercolour by Brenda Barratt:
artwork of front of school
which are apparently able to be bought in either 20x16 or 16x12.
Send email to: mailto:brendabarratt@buxted.fsbusiness.co.uk


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