The school originally opened in 1897 as Penarth Grammar School during the rapid Victorian expansion of the Penarth, Cogan, Llandough and Dinas Powys areas following the building of Cardiff and Penarth docks to handle the burgeoning South Wales coal trade. Between 1891 and 1901 the population of the town expanded from 12,000 to over 15,000
Religion: Secular and non denominational
‘The old school seemed so big, Teachers at Penarth County Grammar inspired her to became one herself. After leaving school Eunice went to college in Bristol and returned to Penarth in 1963.
Stanwell School is hosting our pop up museum to remember the Stanwell boys who fought in the Great War. There will also be a performance by our A Level Performing Arts classes telling the story of …
Stanwell School, formerly Penarth County Grammar School, is a co-educational comprehensive school for 11- to 18-year-olds. The school has been subject to a substantial investment of several million pounds in new buildings, facilities and equipment in the last decade.
Aug 27, 2017 · The 1956 pupils of Penarth County Grammar School (now Stanwell School) don doublet and hose for a Paget Rooms production of “The Tempest” Before the Labour Party abolished grammar schools, the pupils of Penarth County Grammar School ( now Stanwell School) staged annual theatrical productions in the Paget Rooms.
Stanwell School, formerly Penarth County Grammar School, is a co-educational comprehensive school for 11-18 year olds. The school has been subject to a substantial investment of several million pounds in new buildings, facilities and equipment in the last decade.
Jul 1961 to Purley County Grammar School. Senior Economics. Film Club, Chess Club : A R Hudson BA : Sep 1965. Jul 1966 for the Stationer’s Company School. History, General Arts. Archaeological and History Society, Go Club : Terry T James BA “Docco”
Prior to 1968, the majority of children from Radyr travelled nine miles to Penarth County Grammar School and St Cyres Secondary Modern School in Penarth by steam train daily, a quicker and easier option than road journeys to closer Cardiff secondary schools. The arrangement ceased when the direct rail route was closed by the Beeching Axe.The new Radyr Comprehensive School opened in 1972.
Specialist: Sixth Form College
The first match took place in 1901, and over the next 75 encounters, Penarth won eleven games, drew four and lost 60. Between 1920 and the first Athletics Field game in 1925 the Good Friday games were hosted on Penarth County Grammar School’s sports field.