Tag: calder street school

George Bradford, English Teacher

  Mr George Bradford – Born in 1925 in Muirkirk, George was a popular secondary school English teacher from the mid to late 20th Century. He initially taught at Gallowflat School in Rutherglen in the mid 1950’s. By the 1960’s, he was still living in Rutherglen and travelling to Blantyre for work, he was known locally […]

Promotion to “The Big School”

Promotion of pupils and a call for going to the “big” school. (Calder Street). Headmaster Davie Crawford asks my mum Janet Duncan to report to Calder Street Secondary School in February 1960. It would appear this is a final certificate to show readiness to go on to Secondary school, something that happens automatically today. Anybody […]