POUNDSWICK

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  • Age: 64 years
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United Kingdom
Poundswick Grammar School opened in September 1956 as Manchester's only co-educational Grammar School. Under the inspired leadership of its Headmaster, Mr. Albert Gilpin M.B.E., Poundswick achieved exceptionally high standards and soon made its mark as one of Manchester's foremost Grammar Schools. Poundswick survived as a Grammar School only until 1967 when its status changed to Comprehensive and its name changed to Poundswick High School. For the next thirty-two years Poundswick ran a roller-coaster ride through tough and challenging times during which its character changed completely from the Grammar School era. By 1999 its reputation was so tarnished that a change of name and the formation of a completely 'new' school was proposed. Accordingly, at the start of the Autumn Term 1999 Poundswick was combined with South Manchester High School (formerly Brownley Green Secondary). The South Manchester site was closed, its buildings demolished, and the 'new' combined school, which operated..
Primary location: United Kingdom
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poundswick.org.uk

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www.poundswick.org.uk

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217.160.231.245

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Educational Institution
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