2008 07The Long Eaton School Unveils Its Iconic Vision

What I see I remember what I do I understand

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2016 07 The Gaslight Gallery at Holbrook - pottery by Charles Forster

Former home and studio of C Forster. Art Teacher.

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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Tree Planting.

At The Long Eaton School. 11th December 2012

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1941c Copper plates set on a Wooden Block
The printing block used to reproduce a sequence of 3 photos depicting the removal of the iron railings from the perimeter brick wall help to build warships to…
1941c The Removal of Iron Railings.
Removed during the 2nd world war to aid the war effort and the shortage of steel needed to build tanks and battleships etc.
1947 Flooding Aerial View of Reedman Road c.2006
There is some controversy about where the photo was taken. Maybe this photo may solve the dispute! Irrespective of where it was taken there has been some…
1947 Flooding at Reedman Road
Probably taken from upstairs window of no. 1. Same photo appears in Keith Reedman's book called Long Eaton Then & Now - ISBN 0-7509-2993-6.
Note the people…
1947 Flooding at Reedman Road
Says DON TAYLOR: When my sister died in Feb 2006, I collected all the photos/local memorabilia she had saved over the years. Much of it was of Long Eaton, 1890…
2006 02 On the Steps at Long Eaton Grammar School
Kevin Palmer, Richard Guise and John Simpson standing on those famous steps - the day before the school closed for the last time. Taken: 17 February 2006.
2006 02 Richard Guise Being Thrown off The Steps
How things have changed! The steps into the school through what was for many years the boys' entrance latterly had white safety lines on them. But many…
2006 02 Roger Smith and Mary Holland
On the Steps on the Last Day at the Old School - Roger Smith (sixth form master) and Mary Holland (treasurer).
17 February 2006.
2006 02 The Last Day at LEGS
Last Moments - teachers are leaving the school on the last day with much sounding of horns. The blue trailer says 'East Midlands Demolition - Clearing the way…
2007 02 Old Scholar Kuldeep Bhardwaj buys the Grammar School
Savills, Nottingham head of department Victor Ktori (left) with developers Kuldeep Bhardwaj and Eric Smith, directors…
2011 10 Presentation of the Centenary Trophy
Headteacher Neil Calvert receives the trophy from John Simpson, with David Negus, left, and Kevin Palmer, right, representing the Centenary Reunion…
The Long Eaton Fire Brigade
Says Geoff Carter: This a mid 1930’s photo of the fire brigade on the school steps. My grandfather was the fire chief and is photographed to the left of the…