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Manorfield 50th Anniversary

In 2019 we have celebrated the school being here on this site for 50 years. 

To celebrate this important event in the school’s history, we held a huge celebration picnic and invited the whole school along with their families and past teaching staff and pupils to attend. As a school we had a think about what we could do to commemorate such an important birthday.

 We also decided to bury a time capsule, that contains items showing what it is like to be a student here at Manorfield in 2019. It contains uniform, pens and pencils, photos and letters from the school council members to the future pupils of Manorfield. A sign will be going up once the time capsule is buried instructing the future pupils and teachers to open it in 50 years’ time; when the school will then be turning 100.

There has been a special 50th Anniversary commemorative book produced and we would like to share with you some of the quotes written from visitors to our Celebration Picnic: 

I remember coming to Manorfield in the late 1980's. It was a lovely school and now my child comes here. It was lovely to see my old teachers at the anniversary. Alison W.


Happy to be invited back to relive happy memories. I am pleased it retained the happy atmosphere. Sheila G (1st Manorfield secretary).


How lovely to see everyone again-great to be back. Ann H.


What a lovely idea. Grand memories to be enjoyed. Chris P.


Amazing to be able to step back into my childhood footsteps. Had the most wonderful time here and it's fantastic to see the old and the new. Ross C.


Thank you for organising- so lovely to be here again and to relive fond memories!  Rebecca B.


Great to be back. Fond memories of my time here! Thanks for organising it! Carol M.


Reliving good memories seeing all old friends and new set out. Ben and Mikey N.


Really special to come today and see the school and old friends. Amazing to relive special memories. X Kate. L


Great to see inside the old school- it's changed so much but still the same happy atmosphere. Our children Alex and Rebecca have really fond memories of being here in the 1980's.Great day! xx Elaine and Dave B.


Lovely to walk around and see all of the changes and old faces. Congratulations on 50 years! Natalie B.


Lovely to be back after all these years. Good to see old friends and the school looks wonderful. (Teacher here 1998-2006), Caroline C.


Wonderful to be back. Thank you for the happiness and education given to Andrew and Mark over the years. Also for my time here as a tutor and teacher. An amazing school! Valerie R.