St Paul's School for Girls

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Education Antonia White
After the Convent of the Sacred Heart, AW was sent to St Paul's Girls' School . The gentle social pressure which here took the place of draconian discipline meant nothing to her: she wore outrageous...
Education Brigid Brophy
BB 's education (disrupted by the second war) included attending a state school (coeducational) and private schools both boys', girls', and mixed-sex. She was intellectually precocious at every stage. As a little girl at the...
Education Monica Dickens
Her first school was Norland Place School, an unpretentious private establishment which charged five pounds a term, managed children by love and trust and kindness rather than by discipline, and not only taught, but taught...
Education Marghanita Laski
As a little girl ML attended Ladybarn House School in Manchester, which had been founded in 1873 as a pioneering institution following the educational ideals of Pestalozzi and Froebel . This was part of...
Education Betty Miller
At this point Betty entered St Paul's School for Girls and then (having fallen ill) had a convalescent year at a Catholic boarding school cum sanatorium at Berck-Plage near Boulogne.
Miller, Sarah, and Betty Miller. “Introduction”. On the Side of the Angels, Virago, 1985, p. vii - xviii.
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Sylvia Plath later...
Education Dodie Smith
The year of her mother's remarriage and their move south to London, DS began attending St Paul's Girls' School in Brook Green, Hammersmith. The composer Gustav Holst was her music master, though DS did...
Education Emma Tennant
After the war she was educated at St Paul's Girls' School at Hammersmith, which she hated, and then at an Oxford finishing school, which she called the most exciting and informative period of my...
Education Angela Thirkell
Angela attended the Froebel Institute nearby in Kensington, then went on to become one of the original fifty-four pupils at St Paul's Girls' School in Hammersmith. She was a prefect, a prizewinner, a star gymnast...
Literary responses Angela Brazil
AB 's reputation became controversial during her lifetime. Implied lesbianism in her work (or, perhaps, endorsement of feelings that she would have rejected as lesbian if she had understood them as such), as well as...

Timeline

Earlier 1981
Merseyside county councillor Margaret Simey , already an activist on behalf of poor communities, became chairman of the Liverpool police authority not long before the Toxteth race riots broke out.