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Glossopdale Schools

Kingsmoor School.


Kingsmoor School was a mixed Boarding/Day School on co-educational lines, which had Preparatory, Junior & Senior departments. It was situated in Glossop Hall, the former residence of Lord Howard of Glossop, from 1927 to 1956.

The founder and first Headmaster was Mr George Raymond Swaine, 1927 to 1952, the second was Mr H L Woodward 1952 to 1956. After relocation to Oakwood Hall, Romiley, Miss Dora Healey became Headmistress.

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Kingsmoor School entrance Kingsmoor School Kingsmoor School
Kingsmoor School, exterior.


Kingsmoor School Biology Lab Kingsmoor School Library Kingsmoor School Classroom
Kingsmoor School Biology Lab.
Kingsmoor School Library.
Kingsmoor School Classroom.


Kingsmoor School chapel Kingsmoor School chapel
Views of the Chapel.


Kingsmoor School 1928. Kingsmoor School 1928


Figure marching on the terrace, 1938 Figure marching on the terrace, 1938.


Enjoying the parents cricket match 1938. Enjoying the parents cricket match 1938


Cricket Team 1939 Cricket Team 1939.
Back row: N W Crabtree & C Atkin.
Middle row: Frank Garside, Jimmy Tolkien, Joe Fielding, Roger Cole, Andrew Pearson, Brian Pollard
Front row: ??, Harold Garside, ??, Keith Westlake.


A group of Kingsmoor pupils 1939. A group of Kingsmoor pupils 1939


Left to right: Anne, Bundy, Mandy, Nancy & Jean in the Italian Garden stable block, classrooms to the left Left to right: Anne, Bundy, Mandy, Nancy & Jean in the Italian Garden stable block,
classrooms to the left.


Nancy Mandy, May Queen 1938
Nancy.
Mandy, May Queen 1938.


The German master (in hat), the English master behind
On a Sunday walk. Left to right: Jean, brother Bill, Anne, Nancy & Mandy
Nancy reading, Neil to the right
The German master (in hat),
the English master behind.
On a Sunday walk.
Left to right: Jean, brother Bill, Anne, Nancy & Mandy.
Nancy reading, Neil to the right.

Christmas cards; Magazine Article from Derbyshire Countryside 1940; Prospectus.
Kingsmoor Remembered; Kingsmoor - The Beginning; The Kingsmoor Way.

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