Wistaston Berkeley Primary School 1969 - original staff (1)

Staff and pupils are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Wistaston Berkeley Primary School.

The school, now called The Berkeley Academy on Laidon Avenue, first opened on Monday January 6 1969.

It opened with 106 children from Wistaston Church Lane School, along with headteacher Mr Williams and four teachers – Deputy Head Mr White, Mrs Wishart, Mrs Spencer, Miss Hennell (pictured).

Two ‘Memory Sharing’ Coffee Afternoons will take place on Tuesday February 5 and Friday March 29, both 1.30-3.30pm.

Former pupils, staff, parents are invited to bring in any memorabilia and photos to share memories.

Tours of the school will also be available.

To confirm attendance and request which day you would like to attend, email [email protected] or call the school office on 01270 845726.

Email memories, pictures and thoughts about the school over the past 50 years to [email protected] and search The Berkeley 50th Year Memories on Facebook.

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