Stranton Primary School

Stranton Primary School

"Only the best is good enough"

 

 

 

 

Stranton Memories

Taken in the hall. Back row standing.
Mr Smith Richard Gorman, Trevor Cairns, John Geddes,Mark Beckett, Les Coates and Des Wilson.
Front row Me Ian Leslie, Mark Willis, Nev Milburn, Clifford Clark and Louis Hubbard.
Two keepers seated are Steven Dovenor and Terrance Hughes.

 

 

 

Cricket team from 75 or 76

 

 Do you recognise anybody in this photograph ?


 

1976
Back row roger maddison. Christopher wriggley. Paul tooley. Nev milburn. Col carling.
Front paul riley. ???. Kenny bird. Colin gilling. William barlow. Tom hall. Micheal piggins. Robert young.

 

 

 

 

I believe this is a class photograph from 1972. Are you one of the pupils in the photograph? If so, leave a message and get in touch!

 


Are you an ex Stranton Pupil?

If so, please contact school with any old photographs or stories you may have and we will display them on this page over the coming weeks.

 

 

 

Past Pupils

Joanne Burnis

Attended Stranton School 1976

Favourite Teachers: Mrs Calvert , Mrs Ferguson and Mr Marshall.

Favourite Memory: Carlton Camp
Your Name:
Garry Cooper

Query or Comment:

Just looked at the picture of the football team on the memories page and I am second from the left on the rear row. We got to the Div 2 cup final that year and lost 1-0 to Seaton. I think it was about 1979/80. Also in the photo is Neil Allan, Lee Cherry, Fordy, Anthony Wilson, will try and find some more names.

Contact Details:
garry1969@hotmail.com
Your Name:
Jonny Payne

Date of attending Stranton School:
1997-2004

Memorable teachers?:
Mr Smith, Mrs Wainwright, Mrs Thompson, Mrs Watson, Mrs Strain, Mrs Thomas

Memorable events:
Sports Days every year and when i got my name on the sheild.
Your Name:
Amanda Storm (Wrankmore)

Date of attending Stranton School:
1977

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs Robinson, Mrs Calvert, Mr Smith (with Brian the Cheese Plant) both miss Taylors, Mrs wrigglesworth

Memorable events:
The Tuck Shop with sweets, you would never see that nowadays.

Your Name:
Shauny Laybourn

Date of attending Stranton School:
1997-2004

Memorable teachers?:
Mr Smith, Mrs Wainwright, Mrs Thompson, Mrs Watson, Mrs Strain, Mrs Thomas, Mrs p

Memorable events:
Carlton camp, playing games and doin our end of school play bugsy malone
Your Name:
daniel allen

Date of attending Stranton School:
2001

Memorable teachers?:
mrs spoors

Memorable events:
carlton camp


Your Name:
Robyn Jones

Date of attending Stranton School:
2001-2009

Memorable teachers?:
mr.Nottingham, miss Proudlock, mrs Henry, miss brown y5, mrs Macklam, mrs Killeen, mrs Calvert, Mrs Sutherland and mrs watson

Memorable events:
carlton camp and our trip to Romania
Your Name:
Robyn Jones

Query or Comment:

This school is simply the best ! I would advise any parent to send their child there! I am an actual pupil from this school and have spent my whole life here i will be leaving next year and will be devastated. All of the teachers put 100 percent effort into to making us do well. all the best for the future of the school! yours sincerley Robyn jones
heather miller

Date of attending Stranton School:
81? -88

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs hutcheon the music teatcher , The Head master Mr hutcheon Oh and mr ord? think that was his name introduced me to roald darl

Memorable events:
going to carlton camp
going to school at night to watch films
Your Name:
rebecca dowling

Date of attending Stranton School:
2005

Memorable teachers?:
mr boyed
mrs calvin
Your Name:
robert teasdale

Date of attending Stranton School:
2002

Memorable teachers?:
mrs macklam

Memorable events:
winning the fair play award
Your Name:
lynne robertson (jackson)

Date of attending Stranton School:
1972-1978

Memorable teachers?:
mr smith,miss appleby(head misstress),mr ord,mrs huchinson the (music teacher)

Memorable events:
going to carlton camp
playing netball
going to london
Your Name:
Neil Robson

Date of attending Stranton School:
1998-2005

Memorable teachers?:
All of them when i was there.

Memorable events:
When i won search for a star 2 it was so amazing i would love to see who wins if you still do that an i would love to help them all with it :) well it may have only been a few years but omg i really miss it it was amazing.WoW
Your Name:
jordan lee grayson

Date of attending Stranton School:
1999-2006

Memorable teachers?:
mr nottingham

Memorable events:
football
Your Name:
Amy Dougherty

Date of attending Stranton School:
1995? - 2003

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs Wainwright,Mrs Strain,Mrs Proudlock....

Memorable events:
CARLTON CAMP!
Your Name:
harry bartlett

Date of attending Stranton School:
2008-2009

Memorable teachers?:
MR.Nottingham MR.Duxfied mrs Kileen miss Brown

Memorable events:
mr duxfield putting a banana in the staff fund box and putting his lg vuety in the donation box also i remember when i went to carlton camp we were doing canoing and i had to take the forfiet which was standing on the end of the canoe and had to sing on one foot while doing the titanic stand.

good times ..x
Your Name:
Karen Crinson

Date of attending Stranton School:
1972 - 1979

Memorable teachers?:
Miss Olton, Mrs. Taylor ( both of them), Mrs. Bramwell, Mr.Smith, Mr.Ord, Mrs. Hutchinson ( music teacher), Mr. Norman.


Memorable events:
Music concerts, sports days were always brill, remeber when the school choir was on the telly about 1976,. I remember when the choir performed the whole of Joseph at the town hall for the Queen's silver jubilee ( LOL),
Your Name:
leanne burton was malcolmson

Date of attending Stranton School:
i think 1978-1981

Memorable teachers?:
mr smith (who died when i was a stranton )he also ran the football teams.
do ya remember mr iddon the cartaker ?
mrs robinson , mrs taylor, mr ord (who is on the photo) mrs appleby,

Memorable events:
i do remember when stranton football team played at pools, dont think we won and rodgers sweet shop made ice lollys blue and white which were stranton colours.
Lynda Parvin

Date of attending Stranton School:
1972-1979

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs Wrigglesworth, Mrs Parkinson, Mrs White, Mrs Brownwell (?), Mrs Taylor, Miss taylor, Mrs Fletcher,Mrs Dixon, Mr Norman, Mr Middleton, Mrs Robinson, Mr Smith, Mr Ord, Mrs Hutchinson, Mrs Appleby

Memorable events:
Mr Ord hearing some of us talking about bird watching so he took us up the reservoir after school one night to do some bird watching - all we needed was a consent letter from our parents & a pair of binoculars!!! imagine tryin to do that now lol!! Building snowmen between the infants & junors and making card top hats for them; getting the slipper off mrs Taylor for nipping Lucy Ann's knees during hymn practice (well she nipped me first!) was the model pupil ever after. hmmm....makes u wonder wot went wrong with our discipline!!! falling off the step in the infants into the quadrangle (taking our work outside cos it was sunny) and having a scabby upper lips for weeks; watching 'words & pictures' in the TV room; making a giant in mrs parkinsons class; making a papermache ghost puppet (infants), a papermache clown (which my mam still has!) and a papermache air balloon with a margerine tub for its basket - both mr Smith's class.............the list is endless!! I simply loved bein there :0) maybe that's why I'm back lol!!!
The photo above - Mr Ord, possibly Mark Fowler, 3rd from left Spam - Simon Millions, then Wayne Swinbourne, 2nd from right Ian Thornton then Andrew Kilby (?) all back row. middle row far left Paul (?) Ford.
Your Name:
kelly teasdale and samm batess

Date of attending Stranton School:
2001-2009

Memorable teachers?:
mrs Killeen Mr duxfield and Mr N

Memorable events:
meeting new people and making friends like kelly hall and olivia storm
Your Name:
Paul Robson

Date of attending Stranton School:
1996-2004

Memorable teachers?:
Mr Smith, Mrs Wainwright, Mrs Watson, Mrs Strain and Mr Boyd

Memorable events:
Carlton Camp was one of the best memories
Your Name:
Jack Freeman

Date of attending Stranton School:
01 - 07?

Memorable teachers?:
Mr Boyd Mr Nottingham Mrs Calvert

Memorable events:
Having a laugh with everybody lol good times
Your Name:
aliesha clow x

Date of attending Stranton School:
2000?-2008

Memorable teachers?:
mr boyd
mr nottingham
mrs killeen
miss proudlock
miss brown(L)(L)!
basicaly all of themmxxx

Memorable events:
carlton camp haa. The courtney pool haha.
Romania all the times i had there i loved and never will take back any of them (L).
Osmotherly.. hax
i loved them as much as anything them days ha.
i would certainly advise any parent or carer to bring there pupils to this school it's 100% amazing.
good timesss..
Your Name:
Dawn Hunter (was Jackson)

Date of attending Stranton School:
1970 - 1975

Memorable teachers?:
Miss Salt (head mistress from Oxford Street school), Miss Appleby, Mrs Robinson, Mrs Hutchinson

Memorable events:
Moving from Oxford Street school to the new Stranton Carlton Camp London trip Being on t.v. singing with the choir - would love to see that again but can't remember what channel or when (about 1974 ish I guess)
Your Name:
Helen Webster was McLoughlin

Date of attending Stranton School:
1973 - 1980

Memorable teachers?:
MIss Appleby , Mrs Taylor x 2 , Mr Smith , Mrs Singh , Mrs Shaw , Mr Ord , Mrs Hutchinson , Miss Liddle ? became Mrs Dixon

Memorable events:
Scottish country dancing at West Park
Carlton Camp
Silver jubilee celebrations
Playing recorder in assembly
Your Name:
JODI DAY

Date of attending Stranton School:
1983 TO 1989 (rough guess)

Memorable teachers?:
mr hutchinson (the best headmaster ever).mr mcdonald.mrs calvert(cant get over the fact she is teaching my kids today),mrs harding,mrs fletcher n my fave of all time mrs barras from grandtully in westbourne rd later to be added as part of stranton(early yrs fs)

Memorable events:
the tuck shop that used to be open at playtime,4th yr leavers disco when mr mcdonald was strutting his stuff in the middle of the hall,sports day.
Your Name:
lorraine watson

Date of attending Stranton School:
1972

Memorable teachers?:
mr. smith

Memorable events:
carlton camp
Your Name:
Nichole Hogg

Date of attending Stranton School:
2009

Memorable teachers?:
Mr Nottingham, Mrs strain, Mrsswift,

Memorable events:
computers,library,trips
Your Name:
Kirsty Taylor

Date of attending Stranton School:
2001-2007

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs Thomas, Mr N :) , Miss Brown, Miss Wainwright, Louise (Not really a teacher but used to run the after school club and was awesome) And Miss Oldroyed (dunno how to spell it but she was my year 2 teacher! :) )

Memorable events:
When there was a group of us who got took out of lessons to practice singing a goodbye to Miss Thomas when she left her job to go abroad, we sang a whole range of songs with the words changed to suit her leaving like "You're the queen of headteachers, the Stranton Vip" Or something like that to the tune of one of the Jungle book songs. And there was a few other songs to the tune of "these are a few of my favorite things" and "the sun will come out tomorrow" :):) Such good memories ^_^
Your Name:
ellie tyers

Date of attending Stranton School:
2004-2010

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs.swift
Mr Nottingham
Mrs Killeen
mrs Nicholls
Mrs Watson
Miss elstob
Miss Rayner
Mrs Nottingham

Memorable events:
carlton and osmotherly when I got a bucket of water poured over me by mr nottingham and at carlton when we done the shelter building x
Your Name:
david ford

Date of attending Stranton School:
1980-1987

Memorable teachers?:
mrs hutchinson, mrs kay, mrs watson, mrs appleby, mr ord. last but not least, miss yvonne.

Memorable events:
the tuck shop, london trip, carlton camp, school dinners, sportsday, what can i say great school, great friends, great memories, great football strip, 2nd row first pupil on the left, little paul ford my cousin.
Your Name:
Sarah Hoggart

Date of attending Stranton School:
1999-2006

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs Calvert, Mr Nottingham, Mrs Wainright

Memorable events:
Carlton Camp.. miss stranton so much:'(
Your Name:
katie bates

Date of attending Stranton School:
1999-2008

Memorable teachers?:
miss killeen
miss brown
miss strain
miss wainwright
miss mullen
miss calvert
mr nottingham
mr boyd
miss dambi
mrs nicholes (used to be miss taylor)
miss macklam

Memorable events:
carlton camp
osmotherly
china day
australia day
end of year production
being in miss killeens class
circle time
crucial crew
beamish
teesmouth
Your Name:
stephanie thackwray

Date of attending Stranton School:
2001 _ 2008

Memorable teachers?:
miss killeen
mr notingham
miss brown
mrs strain
miss proudlock


Memorable events:
osmutherly
bbq
end of year play
sport day
Your Name:
shona willoughby

Date of attending Stranton School:
23/07/2010

Memorable teachers?:
andrea swift

Memorable events:
y6 leavers preforments
Your Name:
Ian Bartlett

Date of attending Stranton School:
1974-1981

Memorable teachers?:
That's Mr Ord, isn't it!

I loved my time at Stranton School. I'd give anything to go back. :o)
Your Name:
Ashleigh Athey

Date of attending Stranton School:
1998-2006 i think

Memorable teachers?:
Mr N
Miss Richardson
Mrs Thomas
Mrs Wainwright
Mr Boyd
Mrs Strain
Miss Proudlock


Memorable events:
Carlton Camp
Osmotherly
Search For A Star
my years at stranton were just awsome but year 6 was by far the very best, i totally miss this school, doesnt feel like i have been left for 5 years.
Your Name:
Georgia Malton

Date of attending Stranton School:
2002-2008

Memorable teachers?:
Miss Kileen(favourite teacher-year6)
Mr Boyd(year5)
Mrs Calvert
Miss Brown
Miss Thomas(year 3 0r 4?)
Miss Helen Ord? I think that's her second name? She left in 2006.


Memorable events:
Carlton Camp- One in a life time experiance's, love every minute of it!

Osmotherly-Only lasted 2-3days it was amazing, and the place we stayed was lovley.

Beamish- We went for one day but it was good, I learned a few things there and can still remember what i learned!

End of year production- It was terrible but it was great fun for us and a right laugh.

Last day of Stranton- it was amazing, we had a little party and didn't do any work that day, if I could go back I would its a really good school and Im really glad i went there!
Brooke Gorman

Date of attending Stranton School:
2004 - 2011

Memorable teachers:
Mr . Pritchard, Mrs Jeffries, Mr Nottingham, Miss Nessam, Mrs.Swift, Miss.Proudlock and Mr Duxfield.

Memorable events:
Carlton with Mr .Pritchard
Carlton in woods with Mrs Killeen
Ellie Stephenson

Date of attending Stranton School:
2003-2011

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs Swift, Mr Nottingham, Mr Duxfield, Miss Delf, Miss Pearson

Memorable events:
Teesmouth, River Tees and Tyne trips, Preston Park
Your Name:
Shannon Bassam

Date of attending Stranton School:
2010

Memorable teachers?:
Mrs Swift, Mr Pritchard, Miss Pearson
Name Ian Leslie
Date of attending Stranton School 1973 / 77
Memorable teachers?
Mr Smith and Mr Ord for their love of football and birdwatching. Can also remember Mrs Pattinson, Mrs Greathead, Miss Jacklin who was married and became Mrs Taylor, Miss Ferguson, Mrs Liddle, Mr Pickering and Mr Middleton.
Memorable events Trips to Flamingo park, Alnwick castle 1977 and the numerous bird watching trips we went on. Seal sands, Washington wildfowl reserve etc. Have got a football team picture with Mr Smith on how do i send it  ?
 
 
Name Julie musgrave ( was Baker)
Date of attending Stranton School 1970 - 1975
Memorable teachers? Mrs Robinson, Mrs Taylor, Mr Smith (had a sectret crush), Miss Liddle (loved her smile), Mrs Appleby (headmistress)
Memorable events
singing in the choir on television. I have never seen it and on my to do list to track it down so Iam able to watch it. Going to the London trip. Never being picked for Carlton camp. Playing netball ( being chosen for the A team in the year above ) being inspired to play this sport all through my school years and into my 30's. Playing in the quadrangle. Classes outside on the grass on sunny days. Morning assembly, realising gradually through the years I was moving one step closer to the back of the hall ....... happy memories . ps if anyone can help track down a copy of the tv choir performance I would be soo happy to hear from you. I am on facebook (julie musgrave)
 
 

Name Iain Taylor
Date of attending Stranton School 1972 - 1977 ?
Memorable teachers? Mr Smith, Mrs Ferguson,Miss Appleby to name a few
Memorable events
Being part of the very first Football Team to win a trophy for the school, it was a 5-a-side Competition played at St Aidens School field. Mr Smith kept on saying we were not going to win the Trophy bmith was an imut we would win the Dressage because we had a new school kit on for the day. We won the trophy and the school made a shelf and wall plaque and put it in the hall for everyone to see (wonder what happened to it). Dinner times Mr Smith would have the footballers playing inside in the hall 3-a-side with a big soft green football using upturned benches as goals, rule was one goal winner then on came the next 3 loved every minute. As for the winning team there was a photo taken by the Hartlepool Mail will find it out and post it one day soon. Mr Smith was a fantastic teacher, whatever happened to all the other teachers ?
Obviously cannot forget going to Carlton Camp last time I went was with the Hartlepool Choir, I was not in the choir (and to be fair i could not hold a note if it was stapled to my hand), however I only went because there was loads of empty spaces left, so I got the chance to go for the last time, just to see the Grey Lady, who remembers her.
What about playing rounders in the school play ground, I always seemed to be back stop.

Will add more when I can dig some pics out.

 

 

Chloe Donkin

Date of attending Stranton School  2005-2012

Memorable teachers?

Mr Pritchard , Mr Duxfield , Mrs. Adams , Mrs. nottingham , Mr. Nottingham , Mr. smith , Mrs. Malcolm , Mrs. Thomas , Miss Robertson , Mrs. Watson :)

Memorable events

when we went to Londonand our room wouldn’t go to sleep, so we got put on the landing and when we went to Carlton and I was crying and proper scared for the  ghost story night but in the end I laughed all he way through haha :)

 

Name

Danielle Curry

Date of attendingStranton School

2001-2007

Memorable teachers?

Mrs killeen, Miss Brown, Ms macklam, Mr nottingham, Miss craig, Miss thompson, Mrs thomas, Miss taylor (nichols), mrs watson, Miss proudlock, miss oldroid, miss spoors, Mr boyd

Memorable events

When we went to carlton camp in year 6 and there was a few of us in mr N's group and we slid down the huge muddy bank and then when we were on our way back to the dorms and we end up being chased out of the field by horses (where the old house was), before we had to walk through a field of cows and sheep on the way back. Good times. Then the ghost story night when mr N told all of the stories and we all got scared haha. Also when we were in Mrs killeen's class and we had that day when we made pizza and had a photograph taken... Also when she brought in her lovely daughter Anya towards the holidays and we had a fun day :) Really miss being there.

Name

Danielle Austin

Date of attendingStranton School

1996-2005

Memorable teachers?

Ms Maclam, Mr Smith, Mrs Spoors, Mr Nottingham, Mrs Watson, Ms Craig and Ms Thompson

Memorable events

CARLTON CAMP !!!!
Year 6 Leaving Party :-D