Chain Gang meets again!

Inspired by the great feature written by Gordon Lacey, and thanks to some excellent organising by him and Phil Ricketts, a highly successful reunion was held on 10th April attended by 11 members of the "13+" entrants who started at BHCHS in 1959.

Guest of honour was John Whaler who was the form master of this group for several years. John's legendary patience and understanding was fundamental in helping the class through the rather complicated integration process.

The group was delighted to welcome John and convey their appreciation of everything he had done for them half a century earlier. It was also wonderful that several of the group had travelled a long way to be at the gathering at the Prince Regent Hotel, Woodford. Terry Ingles made the trip from Northern Ireland and Peter Phillips from Canada.

Before meeting for dinner, the party gathered at the old school, by kind permission of Mr Toor, the headmaster of GGSK College.  Here is a selection of photos taken by Phil Ricketts...

Chain Gang meet in the Assembly Hall   Ray Bonning and John Whaler
Paul Dukes, Dave Millard, Peter Phillips   Denis Grey and Terence Atkins
Group photo at the Prince Regent, Woodford    Peter Phillips and David Sachon 
Terry Ingles    Graham Hannah 
Paul Dukes and John Whaler    Gordon Lacey 


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