Chorleywood Centenary Celebration
Join the NCW community for an online event to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Chorleywood College for Girls with little or no sight.
The two-hour event will include sharing the history of the College and its relevance to NCW today, along with music, shared memories and stories from former staff and students
Chorleywood former students’ group – ‘See Amid the Winter’s Snow’
NCW Jazz band
Welcome and Introduction – Principal of NCW, Miss Nic Ross
Reading – The setting of Chorleywood College and the early days of Chorleywood
NCW choir singing ‘Though Land be out of sight’ – the Chorleywood School song
The First Headmistress Phyllis Monk – Dr Jeanette Normanton Erry in conversation with Peter Foale about his great-aunt
Memories of Sport at Chorleywood: Mrs Jane Price talking to Miss Dina Murdie
Music club song – swimming in the Autumn
Reading: Uniform and arriving at Chorleywood
Drama – Researching Chorleywood Part 1 (NCW SIxth form)
Memories of Chorleywood: Jenny Revel – Chorleywood traditions
*** Interval of 10 minutes ***
Music – Chorleywood alphabet: 1950s recording of the Chorleywood school music club
Reading: The boys of Chorleywood College for girls
Memories – Miss Susan Potter and Sandy Bannister .
Drama – Researching Chorleywood Part 2 (NCW Sixth form)
Recording: Reflections – student view Julie Smethurst
Musical item – NCW students Tobias and Sophia
Reading – poem about the closure of Chorleywood
Merger: the view of Lyndall Bywater, a Chorleywood girl, as well as James Bowden, a Worcester College boy, and Mr Richard Dean, one of the staff at Worcester.
Closing – NCW Principal, Miss Nic Ross
It is free for anyone to attend, please register your interest and the joining instructions will be sent to you prior to the event.