Martin Lake and Alan Baker (CHSB 1956-1963)

To Tony Horne from West Sussex Record Office: Dear Tony,  Since my previous email, one of my colleagues has found an article on Find My Past (the genealogy website) which concerns the disappearance of your friends. The article is from the Birmingham Post and dates from Saturday 20 June 1970. I have attached a print screen, please excuse the slightly …

Roger Chynoweth (CHSB 1955 -1962)

I believe the dates of these two photographs to be correct but I am not 100 per cent sure. They could be a year later in each case. The names are written in ink on the form photograph, so if they are not too clear, I will try to summarise below: (from left) Back row: Chris Lawrence, Keith Deeks, Rodney Castleden …

Annual General Meeting 2018 and Chairman’s Report

Please note the 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 1st December 2018 at 11.00 hours prior to our Christmas Dinner at the Chichester Park Hotel, PO19 7QL, as usual. Please click on the links below to see the agenda and Bill Allen’s Chairman’s Report: AGM 2018 Agenda Chairman’s Report 2018

Hugh Allman (CHSB 1937-1945)

I was borne on 10 August 1927 at the Post Office Stores, Birdham. In September 1937 I started CHSB in Form Alpha with endless arithmetic under Mr Holland. I was in Form 2B when the War started. The younger male teachers were called-up for military service and were replaced by older men or even a lady. Frequent trips to the air-raid shelters …

Jack P Tupper (CHSB 1949-1956)

1. With a knowledge of National Service I joined the RNVR in 1955 and 1956 while still at school. 2. Served two weeks training in both of those years. 3. This is why I do not appear on the High School for Boys Prefects photograph for 1956 because I was away. 4. Head boy of the school 1956. 5. Somewhat …

Stop-press – Dave Smith joins the party!

The day will begin with a fascinating audio-visual talk tracing the history and achievements of the school, its students and staff through nine decades. The first half will be presented by well-known actor, playwright and Old Boy David Wood followed by former teacher Dave Smith and other colleagues who taught at the school in more recent years. There will be displays …