Category Archive: Holton Park Girls Grammar School

Mar 22

A History of the Thame Girls’ Grammar School Guild

Girls Grammar School Thame The above link goes to a pdf of this history, compiled from records and with personal reminiscences by Dorothy Avery.  

Mar 22

Obituary for Miss May Hockley, Headmistress of Thame Girls Grammar School, 1916 – 1948

The news of the death of Miss May Hockley, former co-principal of the Girls’ Grammar School, will stir many memories in Thame and the large area of surrounding villages from which day pupils were drawn The old order has indeed long given place to new, but the influence of Miss Hockley and her co-principal, Miss …

Continue reading »

Mar 22

Commemorative Plaque remembering the site of the Thame Girls Grammar School

Chairman’s address at the unveiling of the plaque ceremony 25.4.1992, at what was then a Co-op store and which later became a Sainsbury’s. Firstly, a warm welcome to you all – Thame Girls’ Grammar School Guild members, friends and the people of Thame. I expect most of you will remember the Thame Girls’ Grammar School …

Continue reading »

Mar 22

Girls Grammar School Thame

We’ve been very lucky to have been loaned a short history of the Thame Girls’ Grammar School Guild, complied by Dorothy Avery. The whole 55 page document will be uploaded on this site and we will also add further information to our page that documents a history of the girls grammar school.

Jul 04

The Origins of Holton Park Girls Grammar School

There are various snippets about Holton Park in our archives but we thought it would be useful to create a summary of these as well as including more of our original research, and information from Marilyn Yurdan’s book, School Songs and Gymslips – available via Amazon. There had always been a strong connection between LWGS …

Continue reading »