Cambridgeshire High School for Boys

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Cambridgeshire High School for Boys
Established 1900
Closed 1974
Type Grammar school
Location Hills Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
England
52°11′17″N 0°08′07″E / 52.188151°N 0.135297°E / 52.188151; 0.135297Coordinates: 52°11′17″N 0°08′07″E / 52.188151°N 0.135297°E / 52.188151; 0.135297
Local authority Cambridgeshire
Gender Boys
Ages 11–18
Destiny Became Hills Road Sixth Form College

The Cambridgeshire High School for Boys was founded as the Cambridge and County School for Boys in Cambridge, England, in 1900.

History

It was later the Cambridge and County High School for Boys, and then finally the Cambridgeshire High School for Boys. It had around 600 boys in 1970, with 150 in the sixth form. It was transformed in the 1974 reorganisation of education in Cambridgeshire into Hills Road Sixth Form College.

The Cambridgeshire High School for Girls became the Long Road Sixth Form College.

Former headmasters

  • 1900 Rev Charles John Napoleon Child
  • 1917 Peter Henderson (died 1917)
  • 1917 Rev Charles John Napoleon Child [acting head]
  • 1919 Major C. J. R. Whitmore
  • 1923 Arthur Brinley Mayne
  • 1946 Brinley Newton-John (father of Olivia Newton-John)
  • 1954 Arthur William Eagling
  • 1969 Colin W. Hill (subsequently Principal of Hills Road Sixth Form College, 1974–1984)

Alumni

Former teachers

References

  1. ^ 'Surveys in Combinatronics', 2003, CUP, Wensley C.D.

External links

  • Old Boys' Society
  • Photograph from 1900
  • Old postcard
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