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Items from The School Archive

Land Girl

Land Girl

A brief history about The Women's Land Army (WLA).

Posted on: 10 Dec 2018

The Millennium Dome competition

Do you remember The Millennium Dome competition?

A few photographs of the building of the Millennium Dome. For the mathematically gifted it was a truncated icosidodecahedron.

Posted on: 7 Dec 2018

The Firefly November 1946

The Fire-Fly

A brief history of The Firefly Magazine.

Posted on: 10 Apr 2018

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Kitchener Letter

Posted on: 10 Apr 2018

The cover of Form IIIA's magazine

The Home Front, 1941/42

Back in 1941, Form IIIA (equivalent to today's Year 9) ran their own magazine.

Posted on: 10 Apr 2018

Victoria Site Watercolour from 1907

The Powell Building

A brief history of the Powell Building, also known as the Victoria Site.

Posted on: 10 Apr 2018

Orme Girls' Magazine Cover Spring 1926

Orme Girls’ School Magazines

A brief history of The Orme Girls' School Magazine

Posted on: 9 Apr 2018

The Lower Cricket Ground in the 1890s

Letters to the Editor

Letters from Pupils past and present featured in The Firefly magazine from the 1880s and 90s.

Posted on: 9 Apr 2018

The Mayor of Newcastle before the Orme Girls' Assembly

George V Jubilee 1935

The Mayor of Newcastle pays a visit to the Orme Girls' School to present the Pupils with copies of George the Fifth's Jubilee souvenir book.

Posted on: 9 Apr 2018

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School Buildings Over Time: The Lower Close

How The Lower Close has evolved over the years.

Posted on: 28 Feb 2018