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Classnotes - 1950s


Audrey Balchin
Certificate in Education 1954-56
After graduation, Audrey became a primary school teacher, training teams in most sports, especially badminton. Later she became Lady Captain at Leyland Golf Club and now specialises in painting, bowls and singing in a WI choir.


Doreen Thompson (née Maden)
Certificate in Education 1957-59
After leaving Warwick Doreen went on to teach PE at Towcester Grammar School before getting married and starting family. Later she became a reception teacher until she had to leave teaching for medical reasons and ran her own florist for 12 years. After retirement, she and her husand downsized and bought a house in Florida where they would six months of each year for eight years. This was a great opportunity to indulge her love for sport.

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