Bere Regis Schools Pupil gallery

We have 2,004 Photographs & 29 Paintings / Drawings in several Galleries...
Boys School on Barrow Hill.
Plenty of cheeky chappies here!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Tug of War at Bere Regis Fete.
It's going to be a close one!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis May Pole dancing.
A traditional English pastime at the Bere Regis Flower Show
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Race at Bere Regis Fete, 1930.
Looks like the winner, Leonard Barnes, is taking it all in his stride!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Display at Bovington Folk Dancing Competition in 1947.
Margaret Bartlett (nee Hewitt) holding the Banner.
To her right is Pam Marsh & to her right is Mary Barnes.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Carnival Queen.

The Queen & her attendants.
Girls School at Shitterton
The girl in the back row, far right, is Phyllis Phillips, born in Bere Regis on 29th June 1913.

Her parents were Walter Phillips (Hurdle Maker) and Ada Phillips (nee Lockyer).

They lived at 41 West Street.

The girl on the front row centre left shows what ghostly effect happened when subjects moved and were then caught by the shutter speeds of the day.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Display at Bovington Folk Dancing Competition in 1947.
Margaret Bartlett (nee Hewitt) holding the Banner.
To her right is Pam Marsh & to her right is Mary Barnes.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Church Fete.
Bere Regis Church Fete.

This Fashion Parade of the Church Fete took place in Summer Rods garden.. (l-r) Barbara McKenzie, Sylvia Cheeseman & Sandra Toof.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Carnival.
Some of the fancy dress contestants at the Carnival.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Village Carnival.
Quite a motley selection!.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Girls School, Shitterton, 1921.
This photograph was taken at the back of the building in Shitterton.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Girls School & Infant Boys. School uniforms seem to have changed somewhat!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Infants Group 2.
A very sweet collection of infants
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Boys School. Plenty of 'Just William' characters here!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Boys School.

Can you spot the school joker in this photograph?!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Boys School.

The teacher looks like he is about to go out boating!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Heath School, 1906.

A lovely rustic setting for the School photograph - so much more aesthetic than a brick wall!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Heath School, 1915.

A lovely country scene - seemingly a million miles away from the carnage unfolding on the Flanders fields.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Jubilee Sports.

A three legged race for the Queens Jubilee
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis School, Shitterton, 1906.

Is that an open drain on the left?!

Wonder what Oftsed would think of that nowadays!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Heath School, 1917. Pigtails seem to have been in fashion those days!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Back Row: Gordon Poore, Fred Farr, Eddie Ames.
Middle Row: Len Hall, Victor Willment, Jack Andrews.
Front Row: Ron Barnes, Les Janes, Arthur Mintern, Tom Marsh, Frank Hewitt.
Photograph courtesy of Tony Bates
Bere Regis School, Shitterton, 1906.

Is that an open drain on the left?!


Wonder what Oftsed would think of that nowadays!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
The Boy Scouts.

Giving small boys access to large sticks is asking for trouble!!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Schools march past in July 1961.

Village children putting their best foot forward.

Julia Chaplin (nee Davis) is 2nd row, 2nd from left
Photograph courtesy of Tony Bates
Bere Regis School in 1957.

A very happy school photograph - do you notice the face in the window?
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis School in about 1966
Bere Regis School in 1960.

Nice day for it!
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis School in about 1965
Bere Regis School in 1966 with Mr Stacey
(back row l to r)

Alan Crocker, Chris Hopkins, Malcolm Munroe, Rob Brown, Paul Bennett, John Kellaway, Pete Bennett & Gary Hewitt.(middle row l to r) Ian Cuff, Cyril Gormley, Ron Cox, Hazel Trim, Sue Ricketts, Susan ?, ?, Ian Mccloud & Terry Dickson (front row l to r) Sandra Rabbits,Teresa Bennett,Josie Hunt,Ann Percy,Mr Stacey,Sue Pashen,Karen Steele,Rose Brown & Linda Whalley.
Bere Regis School about 1970
Bere Regis School in 1966
Bere Regis School in 1966 with Mr Stacey
(back row l to r)

Alan Crocker, Chris Hopkins, Malcolm Munroe, Rob Brown, Paul Bennett, John Kellaway, Pete Bennett & Gary Hewitt.(middle row l to r) Ian Cuff, Cyril Gormley, Ron Cox, Hazel Trim, Sue Ricketts, Susan ?, ?, Ian Mccloud & Terry Dickson (front row l to r) Sandra Rabbits,Teresa Bennett,Josie Hunt,Ann Percy,Mr Stacey,Sue Pashen,Karen Steele,Rose Brown & Linda Whalley.
Bere Regis School in the late 1950's
Bere Regis School Pupils practicing a Morris Dance for the County Dance Festival in 1958. Derek Cleall, David Hames, Eric Quinton, David Stickland, John Vincent & Roy White
Bere Regis School Sword Dance in 1958.

Kathleen Hall, David Hames, Patsy Hunt, Jennifer Legg, Susan McDonald, Eric Quinton, David Stickland & Roy White
Bere Regis School Football Team 1957-58
Bere Regis School Staff in 1932
Bere Regis School Hockey Team about 1934.

Margaret Applin is at bottom right
Bere Regis School Teaching Staff
Bere Regis School

Photograph in 1967/68
Photograph courtesy of Lynn Fancy
Sports Day at Bere Regis School, in 1968.

With Janet Spicer, Eileen Maidment, Mandy Spicer, Beverley Owers, Patricia Fancy (Collison), Sue Green and Mrs Margaret Bartlett
Photograph courtesy of Lynn Fancy
Bere Regis School Class 1.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis Boys School 1919

Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis School Class 2.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis School Class 5
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis School Class 3.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett
Bere Regis School Class 4.
Photo courtesy of Paul & Alison Bennett