1950 Registration Letter

The following form was sent to the parents of all pupils that had passed for the Grammar School.

It makes for interesting reading now and looks very primitive having been produced on a typewriter well before word-processors were available.



1950 Placement Letter

The following letter was sent to inform parents or guardians that their child had been awarded a place at the (Bond Street) Burton Grammar School.

The letters were sent from the then County Borough Education Department and signed by the Education Secretary and Director, Arthur Blake who was for a time, at the same school as Bill Gillion who he would later appoint as Headmaster at the ‘new’ Winshill School.


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