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Golborne Boys Secondary Modern


Metalwork Classroom
Photo: Paul Lange
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Item #: 27667
Year 1963/4 Golborne Boys Secondary School metalwork classroom. At the front 1st vice Peter Williams, 2nd vice Barry Derbyshire, 3rd vice me, 4th vice Brian Swann. At the rear by the forge James Picton. At the vice far right Malcolm Woodward. Between Peter Williams and Malcolm Woodward is Stephen Mathews.

Comment by: Brian B on 4th March 2016 at 18:34

Heck they are using sharp tools and real metal!!!!
Next thing you know they will be making things.

Comment by: Johnny on 4th March 2016 at 19:17

I suppose you could call this photo...the Vice Squad!!

Comment by: Johnny on 4th March 2016 at 22:38

The whole street had fireplace pokers made by me in the metalwork class in school!

Comment by: Garry on 5th March 2016 at 05:28

Today they'd all be wearing safety goggles and hi-viz jackets. Safety goggles isn't a bad thing.

Comment by: Lewis Knight on 9th March 2019 at 22:04

I am on this photo (Lewis Knight) but all you can see is my left arm in the bottom left corner. From memory Mr Mills was the metalwork teacher.

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