John Lea School from the bike shedsJohn Lea School from Doddington RoadJohn Lea School from the main steps near the car park
John Lea School - A Pictorial History by Trevor Jones - www.johnleaschool.com
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Pupils from the 1950s and 1960s

1954 School trip to Paris. Showing Pam Bond on the Dieppe ferry. Donated by Pam 1954 Paris trip. Pam Bond and friends in Versailles. The schools first trip abroad and Pam recalls the cost being 20. 1954 November. Prizegiving. Courtesy of The Evening Telegraph 1955 December.  Prizegiving. Courtesy of The Evening Telegraph 1956 November  Prizegiving. Possibly, Tony Johnson, Mick Ross, Jean Minette. Courtesy of The Evening Telegraph 1958 November. Presentation. Possibly Thrace Crouch, Joan Stolworthy and Jean Minette. Courtesy of The Evening Telegraph 1959 Summer term. Standing. N Brown R Lennox  R Hobbs  D Chapman T Jones P Brown W Adams ? ?Chambers  A Stuart J Walker Front  Val?  Christine?  Sandra Smith  Christine Bragg  Marlene  Walker  Linda Robertson. Thanks Heather Hilson for the photo and info. 1959 Summer Term. Prefect Heather Hilson and Head girl Steph Freeman. Photo'. donated by Heather 1960 Wellingborough Carnival featuring the Belles of St. Trinians, better known as Rosemary Saxton, Hazel Davies, Ann Stuart, Carol Blows and Joan Stolworthy. Photo donated by Joan 1961 August. Percival Shield winners. Girls not known. Information please. Courtesy of The Northants. Advertiser 1961 Art and Craft. Pupils not known. Donated by Mr. Ian Wright 1961 Prefects. R. Parsons, P. Marchant, L. Jimminson, G. 'Ottie' Ottewell, J. Hardwick, R. Saxton,  H. Davies, C. Blows, J. Stolworthy (Head Girl),  A. Stuart and J. Aldridge. Missing is David Matthews , photogropher, who also donated  the image. 1961  Carol Blows, Joan Stolworthy, Hazel Davies and Anne Stuart.  Photo. donated by David Matthews 1961 Richard Parsons and Len Jimminson. Photo. donated by David Matthews 1961 Road Safety comp winners. David Matthews, Janet Cope and Joan Stolworthy . Photograph donated by David. 1962. Head Girl, Jennifer Aldridge with Miss. Gibson on duty at a school fete. Note those prices. Photo. donated by Mr. Ian Wright 1962 July fundraising fete. Uknown pupils with Mr. Pack. Photo. donated by Mr. Ian Wright 1962 July. Head girl  Jennifer Aldridge left, presents a bouquet to swimming champion Jackie Enfield at the opening of a school swimming pool fund raising event. Courtesy of Wellingborough News and Advertiser 1962 July.The Railway Club at Irchester mines Includes A. Crisp, P. Marchant, T. Cunnington, G. Stafford, D.Sutherland, M .Jackson,  J. Smith, C. Ashworth, I. Webb, T. Sambrooks, R. Allen, T. Pope.  Photo.  Ian Wright  names by Melvyn Jackson. 1962  July. Uknown pupils at fund raising school fete. Photo. Donated by Mr. Ian Wright. c1963 The Puppet Club and pictured is Christine Bedford. Thanks to David Griggs for the information. Photograph donated by Mr. Terry Goodman c 1963The Puppet Club was set up by Mr. Terry Goodman.  Shows  3rd. and 4th. from left Christine Bedford and Mark Etherington. Thanks to David Briggs for the information. Photograph donated by Terry Goodman c1963 The Puppet Club. Donated by Mr. Terry Goodman c1963 The Puppet Club. Donated by Mr. Terry Goodman c1963 The Puppet Club. Donated by Mr. Terry Goodman 1964 5  4H Left to right, Linda Freeman, Mr. Jenkins and Margaret Macleod. Thanks to Joanna  Sharpe for photo. and names. 1964 5 4H.  From left Joanna Sharp, Valerie Crowe, Margaret Macleod,  Georgette Waters and Martin Gordon. Thanks Joanna for the photo. and names. 1964 House sports day with Brian Tyrrell and right Miss Wickens. More names and info. required please. Photograph with kind permission of 1966  21st. March. The Railway Club. This photogaph was taken at York Loco. Depot and was donated by Mr. Ian Wright. 1967 Taken 27th June and shows The Railway Club during their visit to Picadilly Station, Manchester. Donated by Mr. Ian Wright 1953 Class and staff compilation at school opening 7th September 1953. 1953 First intake, boys.  1953 First intake, boys. 1953 First intake, girls.  1953 First intake, girls.
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Photographs from the early years are not easily come by and some shown are not of good quality. That said there are several group images in which you will find familiar faces, happy hunting.

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