75th Anniversary

Yardley Primary School opened on the 17th April 1939, 5 months before World War 2 started. In 2014 the school celebrated its 75th Anniversary. Below are memories of a few ex-pupils who attended Yardley Primary School over the years.

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Click here to read Phyllis Harrison's memories of when the school first opened in 1939.













Click here to read about Peter Read's memories of running a sack race and find out why he thinks the school's moto should have been 'The cane is mighter than the pen'.














Click here to read Linda Cox's memories of freezing cold swimming lessons, country dancing and flying blackboard rubbers.


Click here to read Tracey Fuller's memories of swimming lessons and willow trees.