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Corpus Christi Primary and Secondary Schools, Halton Moor Primary School, aerial view


Corpus Christi Primary and Secondary Schools, Halton Moor Primary School, aerial view
Description:
Undated. Aerial view of schools in Halton taken around the 1960s. The white building just above the centre is Corpus Christi R.C. Secondary Modern, now Corpus Christi Catholic College. Below this in the centre is Corpus Christi R.C. Primary. At the top right, on the other side of Cartmell Drive, is Halton Moor County Primary School, no longer in existence. Towards the bottom right is Corpus Christi R.C. Church. Halton Moor Avenue runs from top left to bottom centre and Neville Road from bottom centre to centre right. Wykebeck Avenue is seen on the bottom left.

User Comments:

Name:
Steve Burke

Comment:
This picture looks to have been taken around 1963/64 just prior to the new school opening. I started senior school there in it's first year. Compared to the cramped junior school it was fantastic with its science & biology labs, woodwork & metalwork shops, language lab, domestic scinece room and a huge gymnasium. In the top left hand corner of the picture is Corpus Christi Catholic Mens Club built at the same time as the school. The dark rectangle to front right of the club is an all weather sports pitch belonging to the school. It was great for playing football and cricket at any time of year but was made of a grit like substance which caused many a grazed knee or thigh. The long strip of grass to the right of the school is where the yearly fair (or feast) used to set up in late August and stay for 2 to 3 weeks.

Date:
30-Nov-2008

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Name:
Tom Lyons

Comment:
I left Corpus Christi in May 64...the "new school" was not even muted at that date let alone built

Date:
25-Aug-2009

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Name:
P C

Comment:
I left Corpus Christi Secondary in 1965. The primary School in the photo was still used as the secondary School then so this photo definately is taken post that date.

Date:
03-Nov-2010

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Name:
Peter Jackson

Comment:
I attended Corpus Christi school 1946 / 51 the head master then was Mr Owen Kiernan ( O.K. ) one legged due to service WW1 he was followed by M Rossiter, other teachers to mind are M Coulter, Mr Carrol, Eddie Waterhouse brother of the yorkshire author, Miss Caufield, the wooden church has disappeared it stood infornt of the present brick structure, working mans club has gone to replaced by something bigger the original school appears to be intact as I remember it are there any old pupils out there with photos of the classes of 50 to 51?? happy days!!

Date:
08-Nov-2010

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Name:
cerys howells

Comment:
i go to corpus primary and i think its a great school

Date:
16-Dec-2010

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Name:
Chris Dixon

Comment:
I went to Corpus from 1969 and worked my way up and left secondry school in 1980 My farther worked at the infants form 1968 to 1980

Date:
01-Apr-2011

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Name:
teri

Comment:
is there a ghost of corpus christi catholic collage neville road leeds

Date:
19-Sep-2011

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