King Alfred School to hold exhibition marking 60th year
of photos, newsletters, stories and newspaper cuttings will go on
display when Highbridge's King Alfred School marks its 60th anniversary
with an exhibition on Thursday (August 17th).
school is holding an open afternoon for former pupils, staff and
visitors to drop in and see the display, which features thousands
of faces from down the years. It will be open from 12.30pm-3.30pm.
of students at the school worked with teacher Cerrie Williams to
compile the display to illustrate the six decades. The exhibition
was first held in July.
Denise Hurr has praised the efforts of all those involved in compiling
the exhibition items, which will be stored in the school archives.
exhibition was compiled by the 'Friday Project' team, who researched
the school's history over several weeks, and included a visit to
the Somerset Heritage Centre earlier this year, as reported here.
the documents on show are council minutes from the 1950s when the
school was being planned, plus plans, maps and microfiche newspapers
about the early days.