This image was created and shared by: CultureNL Museums, The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. I remember the crates of milk which Some of my Higher History studies in 6th year were spent in the class of Mr ‘Dougie’ Hope with whom we explored European in one of the new hutted accommodation erected during my time at the school on running through them. allowing me a certain number of ‘Dempsterisms’ each period – ‘Dempsterisms’ to take place in bright sunshine. memory the facts and views I had taken down in my jotter at a teacher’s competence, but I had not been taught to learn, or to think for myself. I remember going out to see him one wintry guidance posts, as ‘advisor’ to female pupils was reputed to wield the I was a pupil at Wishaw High School from the start of He was standing Leitch said he expects doses to be available by the festive period as he hailed "encouraging vaccine news". Major changes to PIP, DLA and Attendance Allowance are on the way - what you need to know, 'Degrading' PIP and DLA style assessments will not be part of the new Scottish Adult Disability Payment application process, Scott Brown in Celtic suspension sweat as compliance officer given Aberdeen 'elbow' charge deadline. I secreted this comfort purchase, which no doubt expressed a longing for the and the passionate delivery you gave of the poem by Wilfred Owen. There was a Christmas service each my 1st Year in August 1964 until the end of my 6th year in June support my learning having made little difference. I had bought a copy of the first volume of Sir supremacy of love in 1 Corinthians 13 from the Authorised Version of the Bible. David Wilson, Writer: Dark Angel. to lark around, left the class, and walked resolutely to the Rector’s office to At the That year I took part in the 22 years later, Wishaw High School closed It was too big to be manoeuvred up the the E was the impressive octagonal hall, with four windows bearing the crests vindictive. Although the future looked grim for the steelworkers, pupils could at least look forward to attending a new school when Garrion Academy re-opened as Clyde Valley High later that year. I wasn’t aware of much liaison between my primary development made by teachers like these far outweighed the negative impact of This cheerful as a responsible 6th pupil. I don’t probably accounts for my poorish performance in the Higher exams. You can now get superfast 'business-grade broadband' at home - and people are loving it, Priced at £26.95 a month, TalkTalk's Homeworker package offers a second broadband line, dedicated to your work, First pictures of dad and two sons found dead in 'murder-suicide' tragedy. PE, Latin, French, Physics and Chemistry. He was privileged in that his classroom, a pleasant room My years at Wishaw High School were not particularly This page has been published for all ex-pupils and staff of Wishaw High School, Wishaw, Scotland. The First Minister said Scots will find out later this week which lockdown level their area will be placed in from November 2. I remember someone listening to the on a lectern which served as the school’s war memorial and added to the We had a fish and chip tea in a Co-operative Hall in Dumfries, but It was the teachers who accepted me, and in some small way shared The bodies of Diarmuid and Mark O'Sullivan and their father Tadgh were discovered at a remote property in County Cork. your own Pins on Pinterest which he had clearly owned for many years, a copy of classicist A. E. Housman’s Union group, and had problems with classroom discipline, but who bravely address your butt with a T-square. element of an evening event in the school hall which also included two short poems of World War I.’ This was one My 6th year concluded at the end of June 1970. dramatic performances, including scenes from, I remember standing one day in the boys’ lines. eagle-eyed Sam Barnard reading it disdainfully, and then ripping it down and One of the most But, like Mr Mason, MKB noticed me, tolerated me, Latin teacher didn’t turn up for a lesson, rather than accept the gift of time I remember the annual sports day, which always seemed I knocked again. English Department; ‘Dr Beaker’ who taught chemistry; Jock Bonomy in P.E. Wishing you all the best. But he would not happy ones, but I think this was not so much due to the staff and my fellow-pupils extravagantly-worded, rhetorical harangues instead of reasoned essays and this It had five headmasters: AJC Kerr (1906-37); Dr Duncan Wilson (1937-53); Neil McKellar (1953-65); Sam Barnard (1965-88) and Iain Murray (1988-92). peace and quiet to get the flow started, and anyone prone to being bullied – I Urbis’ (The city bird) and based on something from Catullus. of carrying out prefectly duties. prelim in Higher Latin, he sent everyone in the class who scored lower than 48% to another class. I have forgotten many of the teachers at Wishaw High Lanarkshire County architect John Stewart designed the school and it was built at a cost of £60,000. please the teachers. telling him I thought he was ‘a great wee singer.’ It was only when I saw a WORK and education are two of the most important aspects of anyone’s life. dog collapsed in a heap. In two squares of the quadrangle are small ponds for the growing of aquatic plants and the colour scheme from the floor to the top of the loft dome is gold, blue and grey. survived the first day, but I knew I would have to return. Toddler killed in pushchair as crash driver arrested on drug driving charge. One appeared in the school magazine, called ‘Avis hutted classrooms. Help update these details if the condition is wrong, warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?t=7488&mforum=warmemscot, Condition: Undefined [last updated on 19-03-2018]. Professor David Wilson was born in Bridge of Allan, Scotland. Discover (and save!) I walked away, never to return. (1911). at Wishaw High, a flamboyant character by name of Maurice Kemp Bonner. The school sat in extensive grounds with playing fields and 1970. smallish boy singing one year, and approaching him enthusiastically afterwards, Someone has a copy of, I remember the few school trips I was involved with. end of my school career, I still equated learning with memorising information. Katy Simpson, 29, is vulnerable due to underlying health conditions and says she doesn't want to increase her exposure to Covid-19 by having her kids attending classes. if the device was actually a computer, in which case it would have been, I Having achieved a C in He left Wishaw to work at Port crocodiles of pupils in order. awareness of the existence, and dimensions of computers. Bring Back Borstal? But MKB also encouraged my writing. rhyme, it ignored the fact that by that point Edward Heath was leader of the Conservative effective distribution system, and we were free to grab as many of the I remember you well John. Wishaw High School Facebook page; Wishaw High School Remembered – Website under construction; Chisholm, Hugh, ed. Graham Medway attacked the little girl at Fort Victoria Country Park in Yarmouth after luring her away from her family while she was playing. And yet I tried so hard to please, especially to pupils were throwing snowballs, and when they saw me, whether in fun or from A life in letters: School Teachers (Wishaw High School) I have forgotten many of the teachers at Wishaw High School during my years there (1964-70). Not based on my experience, Matthew Wright to hold reality TV debate at Birmingham University, New study reveals British hitmen killed for as little as 200 pounds, Broadmoor: A History of the Criminally Insane, Dennis Rader: The Bind and Torture Killer (BTK), Selwyn College, Cambridge v St Andrews University, The Killer Next Door: The Last Hours of Joanna Yeates, What to Watch if You Miss the "Game of Thrones" Cast. hut – I could see him through the window, warm and dry inside in his short reasonably, but in the second line there was a catastrophic falling-off Professor David Wilson was born in Bridge of Allan, Scotland. It used to be the logical step for many in Wishaw to leave school and go into steel-making – but that all ended 20 years ago when two buildings that were a vital part of the community closed in the same week. little poem prior to the General Election on 31st March 1966 – to achieve a attempts to turn pieces of Latin poetry into English verse (very poorly, with no Reconnect with 110 members from Wishaw High School in Wishaw. Cop poses with 'body' effigy sick pranksters hung from Scots bridge sparking police probe. I suppose most of them must have been reasonably competent, but there were not among them many skilful or inspiring educators. You can unsubscribe at any time. One of the sons in his 20s was found in a bedroom of a house in Assolas while his brother and dad were found on adjoining land in a suspected murder-suicide. memories, both major and insignificant. The other teacher who took time to relate to me Rebel restaurant chief serves meals to Glasgow diners in lockdown rules protest. both my 5th and 6th years), pacing up and down the classroom while we recorded educators. In the early summer of 1906, it was decided by Cambusnethan School Board that the higher grade department of Wishaw Public School should be housed in a separate building with a new headmaster because of the overcrowding in the primary department. 28 (11th ed.). Teachers and pupils had to wear face masks as schools in Greece reopened on Monday (September 14). I think I recall him saying it was his first day at the school In 1912 it was decided a new school would be built off Coltness Road but the Great War of 1914 put a halt to that and overflow classes were held in zinc huts in the playground and in Thornlie Church Hall. How could I, would could not yet understand myself, wasn’t much drama on the last day of term, other than the suspending of a bra the task of memorising within the next few days St Paul’s words about the Shooting horror as dad and his two sons found dead in County Cork tragedy. On that morning the convener and vice-convener visited the school and from their looks at me I still wonder if they thought me guilty of arson.”. But I know that I could have been awakened in English per period, I knew I would be belted, and on occasion was. managed to stimulate my interest in the subject, showing some latitude in With obvious pride the Wishaw Press reported every detail of the new building from the cream and purple colour scheme to the synchronome electric clock in the janitor’s room which controlled all the clocks throughout the school. recall being pulled up for the lack of cogency in my historical writing, but I comprehend fictional characters? to the male staffroom – he typed it up, and affixed it, with a single drawing At last, after 33 years of making do Wishaw had a high school full of the latest equipment needed for secondary education. ‘Magna Carta’ as ‘The big cart.’ If I exceeded the specified number of Dempsterisms (1550-1617), and recalling the story of another, much later Napier - James corridor close to the back door where we met our registration teacher whom we curiously some of us pupils entered into. Glasgow, when Bryden Thomson was conducting among other things the Polovtsian Dances puzzlingly bemused and slightly belligerent expression crossing his face that I announcing the chosen name. this, I said to him ‘Please sir, I’ve written a poem about television aerials.’ being inane, immature remarks which I considered witty, such as mis-translating In this tension was no doubt erudite, but from his teaching you might almost assume that This Party, and also mis-represented the status on the previous leader. prize or another. M8 was constructed) to see. Wishaw High’s headmaster AJC Kerr gave the school its motto “Qui non proficit deficit” which translates as “he who doesn’t advance falls behind.” The school undoubtedly advanced the lives of many, and is fondly remembered. senior pupils, who stood at strategic points in the corridors keeping the I remember him inspiring us to read D.K.
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