King Alfred School marks 60th year with archives visit
from Highbridge's King Alfred School have spent a fascinating day
at the Somerset Heritage Centre, delving into the school's past
Archivist Esther Hoyle gave an informative talk before showing them
around the facility which included a visit to the strong room.
looked through lots of documents including council minutes from
the 1950s, plans, maps and microfiche newspapers about the beginning
of King Alfred School.
also had the opportunity to look at 'Find My Past and Ancestry'
to look for family members.
students thoroughly enjoyed the experience and are looking forward
to preparing for the School's 60th Anniversary later this year,"
a spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
would be pleased to hear from anyone who has any memories, pictures
or anything they would like to share about their time at The King
Alfred School. Please email KAS60@kingalfred.somerset.sch.uk"
An exhibition is to be held on Tuesday July 18th at the school
(left to right) Nikola Fabicka, Lily Clements, Sophie Walker, Charmaine
Baker, Sunnie Burrow, Jacob Kemp and Olivia Earthy