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1960-1961

Head Boy, Head Girl,
House Captains, etc.



Head Teacher's Report -

BTHS was formed in August 1956 by the merger of Heasandford Technical High School for girls and Towneley Technical High School for boys, 
Prize-giving Autumn 1960
1960_1_Prizegiving Prize-giving Autumn 1960
Photographs and details from Elizabeth Harrison (nee Spencer)

Janice Mankelow (best commercial student of the year)
(left) and  Linda Crummet (best GCE in science) (right) receive their awards from Miss Muriel Jobling.
[Elizabeth notes that the Burnley Express account gives the details of the awards the wrong way round].

Others in the photograph are (on the left) the Mayoress, Alderman Hale (Chairman of the Education Committee), Miss Sharples and the Mayor of Burnley).
Prizegiving 1961
(Back row) - all unknown

(Third row) - Kenneth Reid, Ian Cherry, unknown, Dorothy Uttley (??);

(Second row)
- Janice Mankelow (best commercial student), Marylyn Till (Victrix Ludorum), Brenda Hough, Pauline Boys;

(Front row)
-Christine Winterbottom, Linda Cummett (best science GCE), Victoria Morris, Elizabeth Spencer, Mary Hudson.
Elizabeth Harrison (Spencer) writes - "Both house and individual trophies were presented to the Victor Ludorum and the Victrix Ludorum for athletics and swimming, along with awards which the boys won at football, cricket and basket ball, and to the girls for hockey, rounders and netball." GOTO TOP