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Leeds Boy
Undated, Postcard view of school. This school was established in 1845, using a basement in the Leeds Institute (Civic Theatre). In 1888 a purpose built school was erected on Rossington Street. Again, in 1932, the school removed to new premises, this time to the suburb of West Park, where the site provided ample playing fields. Now called Lawnswood School and the premises are being rebuilt in the existing grounds.

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Jan pears

Went to this school or as it was for me lawns wood school from 1976 to 79, happy days! I remember the swimming lessons, it was great having a swimming pool, sad that they demolished the pool a few years after I left, there were four houses in the school Raval, Hodgson, Etherington,and Simpson, the headmaster was mr pollard and the deputy was think mr finesen(or something like that) he wore a fur Russian hat in winter, then when he retired or left we got a little man called mr dunhill or something we nicknamed him inch eye private eye! One of the teachers that really sticks out in my mind was a mr goodman a maths teacher,he was what teaching was all about, ...sadly he died of cancer in my final year at school, and do you know I really missed that guy, he helped me a lot.


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