People (Re-unions, trace old friends and relatives.)
Mr Robinson (Headmaster), Mrs Hoyle (English), Mr King (English), Mrs Lyon (Maths), Mr Paulus (Maths), Mrs Paulus (Art), Mr Critchley (P.E.),
Mrs Rigby (Geography), Mr Chadwick (R.E.), Mrs Ward, Mrs Hailwood...
Mr P. Gore, Mr F. Taylor, Mr Sharrock, Mr Silcock, Mr Eckersley, Mr Jones, Mr McGarty, Mr Piggott...
To name a few, more!
Sorry, some surnames might be incorrectly spelt as it is quite a long time ago.
Around the year you mentioned (1972), there was a movement of teachers; some of the teachers mentioned above moved to Wigan Girls' High School (Whitley High School) from Gidlow School and some of them from Wigan Grammar School (Mesnes High School) due to changes in the education system and the 11+ examination being, as to say, dropped.
Miss Bennett: A lady with such a disarming honesty to charm even the most nauseating young pupil and guide them in the direction of correctness. The tones of her melodic vocal chords echoed down the corridors and out across the green and pleasant pastures to the far horizon.
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