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

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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.

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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

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

Date:
16-Dec-2010

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Name:
Chris Dixon

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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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Name:
david kelly

Comment:
lived at 59 halton moor avenue top flat block of four in pic top left hand corner.i was born at st marys armley 4/4/1953 soon after my mam and dad moved in from slum clearance from 5 markham place burmantofts a back to back.dad william kelly known as bill born 13/4/12 mam rose ann kelly nee fitzpatrick born 12/3/1913 both in burmantofts daughter eileen born 1/11/1937 sons terry born 16/10/42 bernard born 16/9/44.eileen had left school by then st bridgets torre road.bernard and terry went to corpus christi til left in 1957 and 1959.i went to corpus from 1958 to 1971 moving to new school 1968 til i did my a levels.in 1964 i had just started in senior school having failed 11 plus one weekend plying in field behind flats i set field on fire hoping to catch some mice but fire got out of control and at time old school hall built of wood stood up to field i set on fire and i ran home thinking it was going to burn down.the fire brigade came and put fire out.i didnt tell mam and dad it was me that started fire.on the monday following i went to scool and was summond to see headmaster mr rossiter who confronted me about fire i confessed it was me as i had bright red hair and was only one at my age with it and passed up and down halton moor avenue four times a day as i went home for dinner with the distintive purple blazer of corpus.neighbours on halton moor avenue had seen me at scene of crime and told school.mr rossiter was very good and made me promise not to set any more fires and that was end of story. 24/4/2014

Date:
24-Apr-2014

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B Hall

Comment:
remember Mr Dixon well, a very nice man, I left primary in 1977 and secondary in 1982 and remember you Chris, think you maybe had a sister too.

Date:
24-Sep-2014

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