20th Jan 2012, 04:36am
JUST THOUGHT I WOULD LET ALL YOU EX WAVERLEY SEC SCHOOL PUPILS OUT THERE IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND THE BIGGEST REUNION EVER (AT THIS TIME THERE ARE 216 CONFIRMED 160 POSSIBLE MAYBE)over 600 invited it will be held in theGOODYEAR SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB
ON FRIDAY 4TH MAY 2012 @ 7.30PM IF MORE INFO REQ GO TO FACE BOOK WAVERLEY SEC PAGE REMEMBER IT IS OPEN TO ALL YEARS SO GET ALONG AND ENJOY
I WOULD LIKE TO MEET WITH ANY ONE FROM SCHOOL YEAR 1975 (53 /54 YEARS YOUNG) AND IF YOU HAVE ANY PICTURES OF WAVERLEY PUPILS LETS SEE THEM ON THIS SITE .
21st Jan 2012, 12:34am
just to keep it up on site for a little more time
21st Jan 2012, 10:05am
Not quite on your topic but as I left theDrum at the end of 1960, I'm completely ignorant of the many schools that get mentioned on the GG site.
I went to St Sixtus in Kinfauns Drive. Drumchapel High School opened on Achamore Road and I remember St Pius' opening up just before we left for Australia. Can you position Waverley and any of the other Drumchapel Schools for me.
Good Luck with your reunion !
21st Jan 2012, 05:01pm
kingsridge sec was on achamore rd .lochgoin primary was between achamore and lochgoin drive. st pius was just off kinfauns i think at about cally ave
waverley sec was at the bearsden end of kinfauns and jcn of summerhill rd 100yds away from
pine wood primary school (drummore rd)the mormon church was outside the gates on kinfauns dr
and the 5apts ilived in on kinfauns dr were outside the next gate hope it helps kenb
21st Jan 2012, 05:16pm
Tombro plenty of time to get booked for the do.
21st Jan 2012, 10:56pm
When all the Drumchapel Schools were demolished where did the brass plates which told you who opened the school and when go? The Drummie scrappy? These should have been kept maybe at Scotland Street School. There were "dux" boards. No doubt they got thrown away as well.
Plus the school cups and awards. Each school had nice school crests. Did anyone keep these "crest" boards? A pal went to Camus Place-a converted block of houses used as a school because they-the bright corpy planners did not build enough schools.Did Camus Place have a school badge/crest? He asked me years ago and we could not recall what it was. It did take "excluded" kids in later years but it was way back in the late 1950's when he attended.
Cleddans Primary was probably the first to be demolished. Was Ladyloan next? Lochgoin and Ladyloan were very near each other.
22nd Jan 2012, 05:19pm
hi i think cleddans school was one of the few that were burnt down also summerhill and kingsridge
i dont recall a ladyloan schooldo you mean st sixtus ladyloan and peelglen area
pinewood waverley broadholm all had fires
25th Jan 2012, 04:50pm
Ladyloan was a "tin shed" at the top of Ladyloan Avenue. Wide open fields to the north. It was used as a "special" needs school before it burnt down. The jannies house also burnt down. My pal went to it in the 1950s and told of cows over the school fence. He and his mates got into trouble trying to get on a cows back at lunchtime.
26th Jan 2012, 12:41am
hi b c w i used to live in foswell pl and every morning we has coos in our bback yard and they left there calling cards all over our football fieldin summer no problems dads roses got them,
in winter we waited till solid frost then picked them off footie field
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