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St Augustine's High School

Categories: Education

Founded by Mother Emily Ayckbowm, it originally opened with seven students. The High School opened in 1884 as an all boys' secondary school. In 1969, the present school buildings were opened, and became a Church of England comprehensive school. Alumni include the cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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St Augustine's High School

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Sir Bradley Wiggins - Paddington Rec

Sir Bradley Wiggins C.B.E. enjoyed the facilities at Paddington Recreation Gr...

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Rose Mary Crawshay

Rose Mary Crawshay

Philanthropist, feminist, educationist. Born Rose Mary Yeates in Horton, Buckinghamshire, to William Willson Yeates and his first wife Mary. When she was seven three of her baby sisters died in qui...

Person, Education, Gender Issues, Philanthropy

1 memorial
Royal Hospital School

Royal Hospital School

The hospital was founded by King William III and Queen Mary II, and the school started in 1712. It was was nicknamed the 'Cradle of the Navy' because of its tradition of training future sailors. Th...

Place, Education

2 memorials
Mrs Knott's Dame School

Mrs Knott's Dame School

School in Bromley, attended by the young H.G. Wells. Dame Schools were an early form of private elementary school, often found in areas of poverty. They were usually run by women and were often loc...

Place, Education

1 memorial
Wagner School

Wagner School

Private day school for young boys at 90 Queen's Gate, run by Orlando Henry Wagner (1867-1956) and his wife Monica. Operating before WW1 but we can't find start and end dates. An old boy, Michael Ma...

Group, Education

1 memorial
Caroline DeCamp Benn

Caroline DeCamp Benn

Educationalist and writer. Born Cincinnati, Ohio. She came to Britain in 1948 to study at Oxford. There she met Tony Benn, who became her husband. An advocate of comprehensive education, she co-fou...

Person, Education, Literature, Politics & Administration, USA

1 memorial