Echoes of the past: Diamond year for Field Lane School
0 Have your say October 11 1956 meant it was a special anniversary for Field Lane Junior and Infant School – this month is the 60th anniversary of the school opening.
Our story starts in 1953 when the development of the new Field Lane estate was well underway. With the new houses many of the new tenants had small children and any new large estate also needs a new school. The planning stage and building of the school began in 1954 and then at 2.30pm, Thursday 11 October 1956 the big day finally arrived.
As the school hall filled up with guests and parents the school choir sang a selection of... read more
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