Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Spirit of the Sixties Back at School; Its 50th Anniversary

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Spirit of the Sixties Back at School; Its 50th Anniversary

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Byline: RUTH LAWSON

A TYNESIDE school will be going back to the swinging '60s to celebrate a landmark anniversary. Whitley Bay High is stepping back in time to rediscover its history as it approaches 50 next month.

The school will host a series of events in homage to the decade on September 21, and it is relying on former staff and pupils to help make it a day to remember. A call has gone out to past students to help collate a collection of memories.

Photographs, stories and memories of the last five decades are all being sought, and everything that gets handed over will be included in a display on September 21, when students who left before 2003 are invited back to enjoy a reunion.

Head of school Rachel Mays said: "The school is a real hub of community life in Whitley Bay and we are regularly contacted by past students who have gone on to achieve success in life, and so we wanted to give them the chance to come back and tell us their stories to contribute in the oral history of our school. …

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