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19th June
19-JUN-2013

19th June

Still very much derelict


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Hugh. 20-Jun-2013 15:31
I remember Miss Funnel, she was my primary 3? teacher as far as I recall, very pleasant and warm unlike the next two years of teachers who will remain nameless. This would have been around the mid fifties, it was when the Academy was using the High Street premises due to the fire and the rebuilding of the new Academy.
Alastair Fenton 20-Jun-2013 08:19
I well recall my first day there in September 1943. Abandoned to the tender mercies of the Infant Mistress,Miss Funnel and the less tender mercies of Annie D. B. MacCrone, the Head of the Infant Department.
Hugh. 20-Jun-2013 01:36
It was a solid building in its day, I'm sure it could have lasted many more years had it been renovated some years ago. I too had a mix of happy and unhappy years there. It was certainly a school with a stunning view of the bay, being up so high on the hill.
Guest 19-Jun-2013 21:58
Spent many happy days (and some unhappy) in there.
Johnny JAG19-Jun-2013 20:51
Pretty it's not.
The Traveller 19-Jun-2013 20:31
Looks draughty.
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