Boston Grammar School - Staff - A
The aim of this page is to profile the staff of Boston Grammar School, past and present. If you have information about any of the staff of the type recorded here, then please send it to the email address at the bottom of this page.
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Nickname - Frankie, Piggy
Position - Head of Classics
Subject - Classics, Information Technology
Before BGS - St Bartholomew's Grammar School, Newbury, Berks. (1957-1964); BA, Exeter University 1967; taught at Portsmouth Northern Grammar School 1968-1973.
While at BGS - BGS Photographic Society; official photographer on many school trips; involved with Boston FC; Boston FC Supporters' Club; CCF (RAF section)
After BGS - Partial retirement , taught Latin at Boston High School
Before BGS - BA, Lincoln, Oxford
Before BGS - BA, London
Photo (supplied by Amit Datta)
Nickname - Popeye
Subject - Modern Languages
Before BGS - BA (Hons), Bradford; Cert Ed, Nottingham
While at BGS - Student teacher January to April 1971, returning full-time in September 1971; CCF (Navy section); responsible for innumerable clubs and societies at BGS, including: General Knowledge, Cross Country, Circuit Training, German, Schuplattlergruppe, Subbuteo, Model Railway, War Game, Athletic, Charity...
While at BGS - Appointed June 1656
Nickname - Paddy, Jim
Before BGS - BA, Durham
Before BGS - MA, Magdalene, Oxford (1625)
While at BGS - Appointed 4 June 1631; the plague struck Boston in 1636; at BGS until his death in 1639
Updated 21 February, 2005