The Hillmorton County Junior School was an old Victorian building with high ceilings that soared into the sky and partitioned classrooms with rows of old fashioned wooden desks with years of scratched graffiti and attached lift up seats on squeaking hinges.
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On 15th February 1971, after five years of planning by the Decimal Currency Board, Britain abandoned this medieval currency system and converted to a new decimal system based on pounds and new pence.
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When I first began blogging in 2006 I started with some posts about growing up. This was on a bogging platform provided by AOL. In 2007 they closed it down and I transferred my posts to Blogger. I never really liked Blogger so I moved again to WordPress.
I have posted these ‘growing up’ posts three separate times but no one has ever read them so I thought I might tray again.
This is my story of Primary School days.
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Tagged Culture, Elementary school, Free School Milk, Growing up in the 1960s, Hillmorton, Hillmorton Junior and Infant School, Life, School, School Street Hillmorton