School walkers revive some golden memories

Westbrook Hay walk from old site to current school to mark 50 years since change, January 2013

Westbrook Hay walk from old site to current school to mark 50 years since change, January 2013

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It’s now been 50 years since Westbrook Hay prep school upped sticks from its former home in Hemel Hempstead’s Gadebridge Park.

And to mark the anniversary of the big move, which took place during the coldest winter of the 20th century, school supporters set off on a chilly walk to retrace the 3.5 mile route between old and new.

Events to mark the anniversary started with a commemorative evensong service for parents and children, which also attracted former pupils, staff and governors and the head teacher at the time of the big switch, Trafford Allen.

 

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