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At school in the 1950s
I grew up in Woodingdean in the late 1940/50s. When I started at Woodingdean Primary School, Mr Peach was Headmaster ...
Athletics Team 1959
Inter-schools athletic competition This photograph shows the Woodingdean Primary School athletics team of 1959. It was taken I believe, just before ...
Deepest hand dug well in the world
One of the more unusual local sites with a claim to international fame is the Woodingdean Well. It was started ...
Easter activity 1957
This photograph was taken at Easter 1957. It shows an Easter activity at Woodingdean Primary School, decorating a hula-hoop. I am ...
Photographs: then and now
Previously known as Woodendean Farm
Woodingdean Farm existed from before 1714 until about 1979. The farm’s original name was ‘Woodendean’, i.e. a wooded valley. The ...
School Cricket Team circa 1961
Mr Betts (left) Form Master class 4A. Mr Hagard (right) Headmaster. Back Row: John Greer, Peter Johnson, Chris Dawson (me), David ...
School sports teams circa early 1950s
All these happy boys and girls had been chosen to represent their school and were proudly wearing the blue ...
Teachers from 1949/1950s
This is for all of you who attended Woodingdean Primary School in the late 40s to early 50s. So many of ...
Woodingdean Woodland Project
The Woodingdean Woodland Project is starting to sprout. The first-ever Action Day event was held on Sunday 14th July at ...
Warren Farm Industrial School
Designed by the Brighton Board of Guardians as an industrial school for poor children whom it was not considered appropriate ...
Woodingdean history and buildings
Introduction to Woodingdean
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