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Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 6 Mar 2013 09:14

Mine were navy blue with pocket.
Went to school in centre of city...1000girls...1000 boys next door...ne'er the twain should meet.....but we played netball in the tiny yard,in our navies ,and the boys in upstairs rooms could watch us ,unless they were caught and given detention.

Also had navy gymslip with sash of house...I was in Eliot...after George Eliot.
Hats had to be worn out of school on way home and if a prefect caught you...reported!
Those were the days...but we had a good education.

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 6 Mar 2013 02:27

Awful boxpleat thingie, had to be pressed constantly!
Blue knickers
Hat & gloves
Tie
Horrible gym slip... with a shirt & tie! How they expected us to run in that I don't know
Thick fawn granny stockings in winter & knee-high fawn socks in summer

No wonder we grabbed the 60s fashions with both hands!

:-D

GeordiePride

GeordiePride Report 6 Mar 2013 00:44

I'm having impure thoughts ;-) ;-)

GP

Kay????

Kay???? Report 5 Mar 2013 23:49

:-D :-D :-D

Allan

Allan Report 5 Mar 2013 23:32

Nothing much has changed over the years ;-) :-D :-D

Kay????

Kay???? Report 5 Mar 2013 23:28


yep,,

a dirty little boy,,,,,,,, :-D :-D

Allan

Allan Report 5 Mar 2013 23:24

No, Tartan......and my favourite spectator sport was netball :-D :-D

Kay????

Kay???? Report 5 Mar 2013 23:14


Bet you encouraged girls to handstand Allan....... ;-) :-D

Did Lady Mc wear navy bloomers...... :-D

Allan

Allan Report 5 Mar 2013 23:09

I don't know what you ladies are insinuating....just because i had to play all the leading ladies from Shakespeare's plays in Eng. Lit classes :-P


Mind you, I insisted on dressing for the parts :-D :-D

Kay????

Kay???? Report 5 Mar 2013 23:00


I was upperclass and wore white..... ;-) :-D :-D :-D.

Allan ,,,,,,why dont that suprise us,,,,, :-D :-D :-D.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 5 Mar 2013 22:37

navy fleecy lined knickers with pocket
navy gymslip - no good with a large bust
yellow sash to signify which house you were in
white blouse
school tie

Allan - very naughty you were - and are :-D :-D

Mersey

Mersey Report 5 Mar 2013 22:29

Mine were navy blue with a slit in the side to hold a tennis ball if one wanted lol with navy blue pleated gym skirt :-D

Ruby

Ruby Report 5 Mar 2013 22:27

Navy blue fleecy lined. Our teacher insisted that we keep a hanky in the pocket, but the boys thought we kept our dinner money there and were constantly trying to get it !!!!!!!!!!

Maryanna

Maryanna Report 5 Mar 2013 22:19

I had lovely grey ones with a pocket. M

chippie

chippie Report 5 Mar 2013 22:13

Brown Wooly ones for me also. :-D

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 5 Mar 2013 22:09

We were posh.....a lovely shade of Maroon with knickers to match ;-)

Your skirt rolled over at the top about ten times making you look quite deformed....what a sight!

Paula+

Paula+ Report 5 Mar 2013 22:07

Also thick black stockings in winter and white ankle socks in summer

LaGooner

LaGooner Report 5 Mar 2013 21:52

Mind you it could have been worse, my older sister went to a different school and hers was muddy brown :-P :-P :-P

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 5 Mar 2013 21:50

Remember the days of the old schoolyard
We used to laugh a lot, oh don't you
Remember the days of the old schoolyard
When we had imaginings and we had
All kinds of things

Cat Stevens

Sharron

Sharron Report 5 Mar 2013 21:43

We had bottles greens as well.