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6 January 2017

This Web site redesigned to be mobile friendly and scalable. Site reorganized, so now some old links will no longer work. I hope you like the new look?

26 June 2015

Photo from David Wright of MGB boys on the Foudroyant in 1963. (Photo Album) School Opening Leaflet from Charlote Beilby whose father Martin Beilby was at school from 1956 until 1961. (Memorabila) 08 November 2015

Photo from Chris May of the Middleton school class photo 1966 - in Middleton folder

27 December 2014

Photo of Lawrence Spencer (MGB - 1968) in Before and Afters Section

17 November 2014

Photo of the School Ties sent in by Jonathan Holbrook. (Memorabilia Section)
11 November 2014 Photos from Jim France of the completed Bluecoat School buildings in the BUILDINGS folder.

08 November 2014

Photos of the Reunion uploaded: REUNION 2014

11 October 2014

Sad news Tony Chilvers (Jelly) - MGB 1966 died on the 21 September 2014.

10 November 2014

The Annual reunion is on Thursday 6 November 2014 at the Rose and Crown at Derby Road at Lenton. (it's near the Wollaton Park Gate House) We are starting at about 7.30pm and may be in the upstairs room - please ask at the bar if you can't see us! Car parking is next to the pub and is pay and display, but refundable with drinks bought at the bar by presenting part of the ticket. All welcome who attended MGB in the 1960s

02 August 2014

12 Photos taken 1968 - 69 from Jennifer Dunnicliffe

17 December 2013

- 6 photos taken in 2012 from Andy Osgathorpe of the school shortly before it was demolished.

16 December 2013

- School Rules added to Memorabilia Section. From Jim France

14 October 2013

Photos showing the demolition of the school from Ann Gregory. Also to help locate where the photos have been taken I've included 2 Maps.

11 October 2013

PHOTOS of the Reunion held at the Rose and Crown on the 26th September 2013.

Sad news to some - the old school building is being demolished leaving only the school hall and gym which has been refurbished. See PHOTOS - Glen-Bott partially demolished and new Bluecoat school built arround it.

17 September 2013

Photos from Jim France: 2 of School Buildings 1962, 2 of School trip to Boston and a bike ride to Southwell.

09 September 2013 (newsletter sent)

By way of a change, this year, Jackie Ellerton, Kathryn Rowan, Barrie Evans, Steve Woodhead and I are holding it at the Rose and Crown at Derby Road, Lenton - starting from about 7.30 pm on Thursday 26th September 2013. Please do come and join us for a drink and a chat about the good and the bad old days at MGB. I would appreciate you letting me know if you are able to come or not? This event is for pupils and teachers who were there in the 1960s.
Please spread the news about this reunion.

19 January 2013 (Newsletter sent)

Photos from Hilary Hulme: Class Photo c1959 , the Netball Team 1962 and 4 photos of School Trip To Glen Affric, Scotland 1963

22 December 2013

22 October 2012

Photos of the Reunion held at the Admiral Rodney. We were joined by Terry Buckthorpe - French and PE teacher who left in 1964. (24 attended)

 

15 October 2012 (newsletter sent to 48)

02 October 2012

The Reunion will be held in the Snug Bar at the Admiral Rodney from 7pm on Thursday 18th October 2012. Please do come and join us for a drink and a chat about the good and the bad old days at MGB. I would appreciate you letting me know if you are able to come or not!

14 September 2012 (newsletter sent to 53)

  • Reunion date is fixed for the evening of 18th October 2012 - venue to be confirmed.
  • More Photos from Chris Gaulton including Mr Peake and Mr Penfold and the lads in Wollaton Park.
  • Photo of the Gym and the Woodwork Room from Kevin Marriott.
  • Video of entering the school grounds through the gate on Sutton Passeys Crescent

06 July 2012

More photos from Chris Gaulton of the Glen Affric Trip in 1963 . Also from same year Prefects and a Class Photo .

23 February 2012

More PHOTOS from Chris Gaulton of Canoe and Camping holiday in 1962 and Sledging at Wollaton Park Jan 1963.

24 December 2011 - newsletter sent

15 December 2011

Photos from Hilary Hulme of press cutting of the party to depart to France and also the Souvenir Programme - 1961.

19 October 2011

  • Photos of the School taken by Anthony Chilvers from Wollaton Park.
  • From Hilary Hulme of Sports Day and newspaper cuttings about School Trips .

21 October 2011

Sad news - Martin Eggleton, who taught wood/metal work at MGB during our time at the school, has died aged 71. He died Monday 10th October 2011 and the funeral took place on the 19th.

26 September 2011

PHOTOS from Val Page of school trips to Belgium and York.

20 September 2011

  • Photos of the Reunion held at The Admiral Rodney.
  • Photo of Joyce Dow, John and Ruth Simpson .

15 September 2011 - newsletter sent

06 September 2011

This year the reunion for 1965 and 1966 year leavers is organised for Thursday 15th September 2011. We are meeting at 7.30pm for a drink in the Snug at the Admiral Rodney. Please pass this invitation on to others from MGB who might not receive my emails and also please let me know if you intend to come or not? Partners (not obligatory!) and other nearby years are welcome. Please bring with you any memorabilia and photos from school days. (and your glasses maybe!)

30 June 2011

  • Photo from Pam McClure of a group of people at the 1968/9 leavers Reunion at the Rose and crown held in Oct 2003.

20 June 2011

  • A new photo c1964 5th form girls .
  • Photo rescanned of c.1964 of 5th form Group .
  • More photos from Chris Gaulton: Canoe Camping trip in 1962.

15 June 2011

  • 2 Photos from Jackie Ellerton of the School Trip to Belgium .

30 May 2011 (newsletter sent to 43)

  • This site now has it's own domain name (www.mgbreunited.org.uk) and has moved onto a new server. The old site still exists for a little while, but eventually will be removed.
  • Photo of Don Press competing in a 1909 Riley at the Manx Classic.
  • More photos from Chris Gaulton of the School trip to France in 1961.

5 April 2011

Photos from Chris Gaulton of Class 1b 1959 and Trip to France 1961

26 February 2011

  • Photo of the U15 football team and the U16 Basketball Team c.1968 from Martin Shelton.
  • Panoramic Photo of Prefects 1968.
  • Photo of Andy Carter in 2010.

27 November 2010

  • Recent PHOTOS of Val Page, Gillian Haynes, Judith Carter and Pamela Sanders in the 'Now and Then' folder.
  • A few photos of the School Buildings.

16 November 2010

  • Slide 6 added to complete the 1965 panoramic school photo.
  • Group probably taken about 1964.

22 October 2010

  • Group PHOTO from Christine Pygott.
  • PHOTOS taken at the October Reunion.

01 October 2010

PHOTOS from Steve Woodhead of a mini reunion held at Telford in September 2010

09 September 2010

A reunion is planned for 1965 and 1966 leavers. We are meeting in the snug, at the Admiral Rodney on Thursday 7th October at 7.30pm. Please pass on to others and let me know if you are coming.

20 August 2010

2 new photos added to the MIDDLETON folder.

05 June 2010

Dave Nunn has written a new book called Britannia Calls. It is about Nottingham schools and the push for Great War victory. According to Chris Wigley: 'A wonderful account of life in war time Nottingham.' More details .

12 March 2010

Part 5 of 6 added of the 1965 Panoramic Photo.

07 February 2010

PHOTOS from Joyce Dow of various school trips and photos taken at school.

07 January 2010

From Robert Chettle a Thank you note from Mr Allcock and a signed cast list for Henry IV part 2.

24 December 2009 (Newsletter Sent)

New photos added to the web site:

  • PHOTO -part 4 of 1965 Panoramic. (Girls)
  • Various MEMORABILIA sent in by Steve Woodhead. Including Programmes for: Macbeth, Sports Day 1961 and 1965 and Festival of Music 1962.

09 September 2009

  • PHOTOS of the 1999 reunion held at the Admiral Rodney. Sent in by David Nunn.

06 September 2009

  • PHOTOS of the 2009 reunion.
  • Short VIDEO CLIP on the Flickr Web site.

Thank you to all who attended and made the evening a success.

02 September 2009

Newsletter sent to 21 ex-pupils.

30 August 2009

  • Memorabilia section added. Front cover of an exercise book and the souvenir programme for 1964 production of Henry IV part 1.

26 August 2009

  • Added Part 3 of 1965 Panoramic School Photo.

21 August 2009

  • Added some facts about the HISTORY of the school. Very incomplete but at least a start. Email me more stuff please.
  • A MINI REUNION is organised on Thursday 3rd September starting at 7.30 at the Admiral Rodney, Wollaton. Targeting those who left in 1965 and 1966, but others welcome.

15 August 2009

  • Speech Day programmes for 1965 and 1967 .
  • Before and After photos of Steve Woodhead .
  • 4 PHOTOS from the 1 reunion held Oct 2003 for 1970 year leavers.
  • Old photo of John Simpson
  • Class photo at Middleton Primary School c.1960
  • Photo - School trip to Belgium .
  • List of pupils who attended leaving in years 1965 and 1966.

10 August 2009

See Speech Day Programme for 1966 - sent in by Tony Chilvers.

08 August 2009

Margaret Glen-Bott site completely redesigned. Please note that any previously emailed links to this site may no longer work. The Google Search tool will return incorrect links until Google re-indexes the site again.

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