A great tip to reuse the seeds from pumpkins #commitment https://t.co/BJeaT7Alav
25th October 2021
Important notice:Lawnswood Sixth Form Open Evening Thursday 18 November 5-7pm Click here to secure your ticket
Important notice:Lawnswood School is closed for the holidays from 22 October 2021. If you have a safeguarding concern, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us via the school website contact form. The School office will re-open on Monday 1 November at 7.45am. Contact form
Shortly after the launch of our new website in 2014, we came across the website of the ‘Old Girls’ from when the two school buildings were separately known as Lawnswood High School (for girls) and Leeds Modern (for boys).
The website is a fascinating mix of facts about the old schools and humorous reminiscences of life at the school pre-1971. Read about uniform, lessons, sport and the dreaded showers, crime and punishment and much more! Even if you were not a pupil in those days, you will not fail to be enthralled by the stories and images. There are also some articles by the boys!
“I hated wearing hats and gloves but it was a punishable offence to arrive or leave school without them, and if a pupil had the temerity to do so they had to wear the neglected items all the next day.” Hilary Steeple ’44-’51
“During and immediately after the war the windows were covered with a sticky mesh-like covering to avoid the glass splintering if the building was bombed. I seem to remember people who sat by the windows used to try to peel this off in idle moments.” Irene Furze ’43-’54
We are extremely grateful to webmaster Sandra Midgley for allowing us to use some of the images from the website, and for using her newsletter to ask her members to sign up for our own new Alumni.
2 Y11 students for our #FOYF Star of the week, this week. Javed M who has been accepted for #VirtualWorkExperience with @santanderuk & Philo M who so impressed @EllisBatesIFA at our fair that he has been offered a week of on-site work experience! #WeAreLawnswood #confidence https://t.co/1NtDwtoCaS
22nd October 2021
Aspiring medics are invited to enter a national competition held by the Global Clinical Network - a chance to win an award & £500. A 600-word essay on: 'How will doctors practice medicine in 2031?' Winning would really make you stand out! https://t.co/WfzyVVcAT6 #FOYF #confidence https://t.co/1NzG5An2Sa
21st October 2021