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the girls moved to their own school early in 1960 Windsor School became
Windsor Boys' School.
The buildings had been used for a variety of purposes including, as Argonner Kaserne,
base for a German artillery regiment and later, as Brixton Camp, temporary home to prisoners of war.
In 1948 the 61st Tank Transporter Unit was based there, a Polish unit responsible for moving the tanks of
the 5th Royal Tank Regiment at Newcastle Barracks, later Windsor Girls School.
|Chess - less numbing
a cold shower ...
|En route to St. Boniface
- a well trodden path.
|The dining and main
|Staff Room, 1960
- must be tea time.
|You in the middle! Sing boy!!||The
gym was also used for
|1976 - denim optional.||Science lab, early 60's.||A senior study, 1964.|
|Cycling was a popular sport...||...as was watching cricket.||Balmoral Boys 1964|
|Bathing facilities were rudimentary...||...and the regime harsh...
(detention party on pitch maintenance)
|...which led to escape
(only joking - or am I...?)
|The Sandringham 'Heavies' - Spring '66|
|Parents who dropped
|...might find their sons undergoing bizzare initiation rituals....||...which included a
in the school pool.
a Lightning has just landed on the tennis courts
or the CCF are on a visit to RAF Gutersloh in 1967.
|Pursuits such as the
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
|...as an aid to finding
one's way back to school after
an evening at the 'Magic Bus'
|Caernarvon boys 1966.|
|A room with a view - from Caernarvon 'Castle'.|
|It's a little known
fact that the WBS Combined Cadet Force was a 'front' for a secret British
Here an intrepid astronaut suits up prior to a flight
whilst ground crew queue to inspect the cunningly disguised re-entry vehicle at RAF Gutersloh in the early 1970s'. Photos from the helmeted Philip Griffiths (E 69-72)
THE SCHOOL IN 2006
you were at Windsor Boys' School,either as a student or a member of staff,
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