.Titbits from 1949 speech by the                                                    Home Page

 Cutting 1:  Parents Association and Railway club donation.     Cutting 2:  Miss Bavin's work

Mr. Wrenn went on to say he thought parents and boys would welcome the opportunity of thanking publicly that lady without whom the school would cease to function.  Nominally the school secretary, she willingly undertook a host of other duties.  The average small boy had a very intensive programme.  He spent his day assiduously losing every article he possessed while acquiring those of other people he continually invented methods of lacerating his clothing he stopped cricket balls with every possible part of his anatomy, and he developed a sick headache before any period he had not done the required preparation.  From all these emergencies he was invariably rescued by Miss Bavin.