Dick Sheppard School: Staff and Pupil Reunion
VHS Colour Sound 6.1995 101:48
Summary: Dick Sheppard School: Staff and Pupil Reunion. ( Please note video clip is just first 10 minutes. Full video available upon request)
Title number: 2536
LSA ID: LSA/3348
Locations: United Kingdom; England; London; Lambeth; Tulse Hill
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Shola Adedayo wrote on October 20, 2020:Hi everyone - I went to Dick Sheppard School from 1972 to 1979 staid on in the 6th form -…Hi everyone - I went to Dick Sheppard School from 1972 to 1979 staid on in the 6th form - What a fantastic school. Mrs Broadley was the Headteacher with her little dogs running free in her office. I was in Blue House. Band 1P as in the banding in the word SHEPPARD. Had Mr Tony Jones for Sociology. What a really lovley teacher he was. He saved my life so many times as I was pretty loud and noisy in school, and when it came to parents evening, he used to tell my parents the truth but diluted down... a lot!. Paulette Randle was the Head girl as was her sister Beverley Randle) the year before. Remember the proper tuck shop. Was just watching a program about Black Comedians etc on ITV (Monday 19.10.2020 at about 11pm)and Gina Yashare was talking about how she was discovered and they showed a group of people leaving school, one girl had the scarf on. I knew immediately that it. I saw Pauline was the Dick Sheppard scarf. In the very quick picture was Pauline and a few other girls. Not sure if Gina went to Dick Sheppard. I remember Ms Darnell, Mr Freemantle, Mr North (Maths teacher), MrNg was my form teacher. Ms Guttman ( really lovely teacher), Remember the 6th form common room. They tried to turn us out into lovely young ladies. Loved my school life. The best ever. Does anyone remember me? The old memories are fading a bit though. Best wishes to all.
Shola Adedayo. and my sister Abimbola Adedayo was 2 years above me also in Blue house. Does anyone remember us?
Lyn Anderson (nee Dallanegra) wrote on September 6, 2020:Attended DS from the day it opened until I left to begin teacher training in 1961.The school was like nothing…Attended DS from the day it opened until I left to begin teacher training in 1961.The school was like nothing we had ever seen.
I was in touch with Miss Austin ( English) and Mr Lee’s ( Music) until their deaths.Truly inspirational teachers.The then head girl,Susan Herbert,has remained a lifelong friend.Other teachers who shaped my future were Mr Mossman,Miss Parry,Miss Selby, Mr Williams,Mlle Huard,Miss Coward,Mrs Solan and the lovely Miss Edwards.
Peggy Powell (nee Kersting) wrote on January 18, 2020:Attended DS from 1964 to 1970. Best school days ever! We were proud to wear the school uniform. Mrs.…Attended DS from 1964 to 1970. Best school days ever! We were proud to wear the school uniform. Mrs. Solan was Head Teacher and my dearest mentor was Mrs. Keeler. My English teacher was the best and had such a soft personality. I wish I could recall her name. She fostered my love of literature and am still an avid reader. I thoroughly enjoyed singing soprano in Mr. Freemantle's choir performing several operas e.g. Carmen and Caveleria Rusticana, to name but a few, over the years. We performed at Central Hall. I sang in the Madrigals at St. Martin's in the Field at Christmas which was an exhilarating experience as it captured the essence of Christmas. I also played the viola in the orchestra while casting glances at Christopher Schubert, violinist from Tulse Hill Boys. I was in the Fencing Club and earned several skill level medals. It felt great competing against the Fencing team of Lycee Francais - they always won matches and they were menacing (they put the fear of God in all London Fencing teams). However, DS Fencing Team took up the challenge and made history... we destroyed them and won the day. Our Fencing team made history for our school. I enjoyed modern dance class with Ms. Darnell dancing to music of the Monkeys. What about the school plays and Debating Club; Archery and my favorite, Hockey. I'm so grateful for the privilege of having such opportunities which has help build my character. I am grateful to all my teachers, mentors and friends during my sojourn at DS. I have had a wonderful education in England and Advanced Education in USA where I now reside..
Susan Rose wrote on October 20, 2019:Hi I was at DS from 1963 until 69. I had 2 sisters that went there also. We were the…Hi I was at DS from 1963 until 69. I had 2 sisters that went there also. We were the Blaikie sisters. I would have loved to go to the reunion. Had I known about it. Does anybody have any filming of the concerts at all please x
Ann kearney was hawken wrote on October 6, 2019:i attended dick sheppard and very fond memories i also remember you mrs gutmann and would love to contact you…i attended dick sheppard and very fond memories i also remember you mrs gutmann and would love to contact you as you were my favourite teacher x
Marilyn Bailey wrote on March 29, 2019:I taught Drama and English at Dick Sheppard school from 1975 to 1978 (then Mrs Marilyn Gutmann). I was deputy…I taught Drama and English at Dick Sheppard school from 1975
to 1978 (then Mrs Marilyn Gutmann). I was deputy head of Green House and have many very fond memories of both students and staff. Especially one class who preferred to refer to me as ' Mandy Rainbow'. I did work with Mary Neal in the Drama Department but sadly lost touch when I left.
patricia clarke wrote on February 8, 2019:I went to DS. Motto -"Loyality, Truth & Honour". Rouge (Red House). Made great friends, had nice teachers.…I went to DS. Motto -"Loyality, Truth & Honour". Rouge (Red House).
Made great friends, had nice teachers. Can't help but wonder what happened to a few of them. Commerce Department - Miss Young (Barbara) & Mrs Sales (Pamela), from PE Department Mrs Bond and, my form teacher, Mr. Laird. He was a history teacher.
Bob proud wrote on February 6, 2019:Hi my wife maiden name was Joan Evans.she was at dick shepherd school in the 60s. She lived in saultern…Hi my wife maiden name was Joan Evans.she was at dick shepherd school in the 60s. She lived in saultern road Brixton.any one out there remembers her please get in touch. Thanks.tel no 0208 657 0539.
jillian Bint wrote on December 25, 2018:Looking for Marsha Varrow. Marion Payne. Sandra Townsend Rosalin Townsend.Jenny Sullivan (one eye)
Sonya Smith-Hughes (Ree Ryan) wrote on November 16, 2018:I would love to know what happened to Mrs Mary Neil, drama teacher. She was a lovely lady and I…I would love to know what happened to Mrs Mary Neil, drama teacher. She was a lovely lady and I had kept in touch with her after I left school. Where is she now? Sonya Smith-Hughes (Ree Ryan)
Patricia Loftus wrote on November 5, 2018:I joined Dick Shepherd on the day it opened. I loved it and enjoyed all the lessons and after school…I joined Dick Shepherd on the day it opened. I loved it and enjoyed all the lessons and after school clubs; drama, ballroom dancing with the boys from the Stand school etc. I was in Bronte house (blue). I remember the teachers and Mrs Solan, the headmistress.
Diana Ellis (now Smith) wrote on July 21, 2018:I joined Dick Sheppard the day it opened it was a great school it had great classrooms and rooms…I joined Dick Sheppard the day it opened it was a great school it had great classrooms and rooms with flares attached. I remember cooking hot cross buns the day the school was officially opened! My house was Greens. I went on a lovely holiday to Switzerland we stayed in Kandersteg.