Our History, 1937 to 1946


2 August

Robert Gillespie passes away. He will be remembered for his love of the College.


The Giant Stride is introduced and is particularly popular with girls from Ingleholme and those who came through from Junior School. Metal hand pieces hung down from the central maypole by a loose chain. To get a grip, the upper or lower rung must be held with one hand and the chain with the other.


2 November

A visit from Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Gloucester whose husband HRH the Duke of Gloucester was Governor-General of Australia from 1944 to 1947. After lunch at the Principal’s residence the Duchess received a tour of the school and greeted students along the Colonnade.


Uniform requirements from mid-1930s to 1950s.   …