this early period, maroon and blue were the
school colours. Boys wore grey trousers, white or
grey shirts and a maroon blazer with the
coat-of-arms embroidered on the pocket.
years, maroon Poundswick blazers by the
thousand must have been discarded as
their owners moved on to pastures new.
Fortunately for us, Steve Berry (1957-64)
had the forethought to cut out the pocket
before discarding his. What a gem!
junior girls wore a similar blazer with a
maroon tunic and optional maroon
cardigan. Senior girls (fifth and sixth
forms) wore a maroon skirt and blue
blouse in place of the tunic.
junior girls wore a dress with a maroon, blue and
white check pattern. Senior girls wore a blue
dress with white spots
In the fifth
and sixth forms, boys wore a black blazer, also
with the coat-of-arms on the pocket. By the
mid-sixties striped shirts were fashionable and,
although officially frowned upon, these were
generally tolerated provided they were white with
thin blue stripes!