Edmonton County School, North London

Memories of Edmonton County School in North London

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1966

1 Sep

Edmonton School

I joined Edmonton Grammar School in my third year of secondary school after moving from Ulverston Grammar School in Lancashire in 1966.

Since it was my third secondary school in as many year...

1969

1 Apr

Driving lessons

One of the things that really surprised me about Edmonton School was that they offered free driving lessons in the school grounds.

I'm not sure I really learned anything about driving, but i...

1967

1 Oct

The Chemistry lab

Myself and Dave had a habit of sitting at the back of the lab in Chemistry, and always ended up getting up to mischief.

One day whilst (not) listening to Mr Pamplin as he was drawing somethi...

1970

1 Feb

Solo Whist

 During my sixth form at Edmonton County I do remember spending an awful lot of time playing Solo Whist. It seemed to have been a bit of a compulsion amongst us. I think it was JS who encourag...

1967

1 Nov

The first sparks of Computing

Without doubt the spark that got me into computers in the first place was our lunchtime computing lessons with our Physics teacher, Mr Fage.

We spent time in a lab playing with some educatio...

Latest Comments

It must have been difficult for you switching schools so often.
September 19, 2010, 9:37 am

FREE driving lessons?!
September 18, 2010, 11:01 am

Haha I've heard some chemistry related stories that I'm sure will appear on here...
May 27, 2010, 10:43 am

I remember his first day and being inroduced to the class - must have been very daunting when we had all been together for a few years by then - we thought him very exotic with his northern accent - he soon palled up with the rest of the gang of three - David Khan, Jeffrey Tebbutt and Steve and then the fun began - poor chemistry lab and poor chemistry teacher !!!!
May 25, 2010, 8:26 am

That must've been shortly after the '66 World Cup...
May 17, 2010, 12:58 pm

That reminds me! The World Cup, I have an interesting memory of that, coming up soon.
May 17, 2010, 1:01 am