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'JOHN PATRICK NORMAN MCHENNESSY, YOU ARE LATE AND WHERE IS YOUR OTHER GLOVE?'
'I AM LATE, SIR, BECAUSE ON THE WAY A CROCODILE CAME OUT OF A DRAIN AND GOT HOLD OF MY SATCHEL, AND WOULD ONLY LET GO WHEN I THREW MY GLOVE, WHICH HE ATE.' by JOHN BURNINGHAM

'JOHN PATRICK NORMAN MCHENNESSY, YOU ARE LATE AND WHERE IS YOUR OTHER GLOVE?' 'I AM LATE, SIR, BECAUSE ON THE WAY A CROCODILE CAME OUT OF A DRAIN AND GOT HOLD OF MY SATCHEL, AND WOULD ONLY LET GO WHEN I THREW MY GLOVE, WHICH HE ATE.'

MIND YOU, THAT WAS NOT QUITE THE END OF IT. BEFORE THEY LEFT, 'FATTY' GORING AND A FEW OF HIS CRONIES LET OFF SOME FIREWORKS OUSIDE THE SCHOOL GATES. by PETER CROSS

MIND YOU, THAT WAS NOT QUITE THE END OF IT. BEFORE THEY LEFT, 'FATTY' GORING AND A FEW OF HIS CRONIES LET OFF SOME FIREWORKS OUSIDE THE SCHOOL GATES.

FIRST AWAY WERE THE STUKAS. THEY SWEPT ACROSS THE PLAYING-FIELDS HEADING FOR THE BIGGIN HILL HIGH FREQUENCY DIRECTION FINDING STATION. by PETER CROSS

FIRST AWAY WERE THE STUKAS. THEY SWEPT ACROSS THE PLAYING-FIELDS HEADING FOR THE BIGGIN HILL HIGH FREQUENCY DIRECTION FINDING STATION.

WHEN ST HITLA'S WAS FOUNDED IN 1933, ITS AIM WAS TO BECOME THE BIGGEST SCHOOL IN THE WORLD. by PETER CROSS

WHEN ST HITLA'S WAS FOUNDED IN 1933, ITS AIM WAS TO BECOME THE BIGGEST SCHOOL IN THE WORLD.

BACK AT SCHOOL PREPARATIONS FOR THE BIG MATCH CONTINUED WELL INTO THE EVENING. by PETER CROSS

BACK AT SCHOOL PREPARATIONS FOR THE BIG MATCH CONTINUED WELL INTO THE EVENING.

WHEN THE EXCITEMENT HAD DIED DOWN AND THE FULL EXTENT OF THE BIGGIN'S ACHIEVEMENT WAS REALISED, IT WAS DECIDED TO DECORATE THE SCHOOL CHAPEL WITH A SERIES OF FRESCOS. THE DELICATE WATERCOLOURS WERE OF COURSE, ALL THE BOYS' OWN WORK, AND COMMEMORATED A VI by PETER CROSS

WHEN THE EXCITEMENT HAD DIED DOWN AND THE FULL EXTENT OF THE BIGGIN'S ACHIEVEMENT WAS REALISED, IT WAS DECIDED TO DECORATE THE SCHOOL CHAPEL WITH A SERIES OF FRESCOS. THE DELICATE WATERCOLOURS WERE OF COURSE, ALL THE BOYS' OWN WORK, AND COMMEMORATED A VI

MEANWHILE 'FATTY' GORING, ST HITLA'S  HEAD BOY AND THE SCHOOL BULLY, PACED THE FLOOR OF THE JUNKERS TRIMOTOR. THE MATCH SHOULD HAVE BEEN WON BY NOW. TIME WAS RUNNING OUT AND DR ADOLPHUS WANTED A RESULT QUICKLY. THE FORECAST AFTER TEA WAS GOOD, SO RATHER by PETER CROSS

MEANWHILE 'FATTY' GORING, ST HITLA'S HEAD BOY AND THE SCHOOL BULLY, PACED THE FLOOR OF THE JUNKERS TRIMOTOR. THE MATCH SHOULD HAVE BEEN WON BY NOW. TIME WAS RUNNING OUT AND DR ADOLPHUS WANTED A RESULT QUICKLY. THE FORECAST AFTER TEA WAS GOOD, SO RATHER

SPORTS DAY AT ST HITLAS'S, 1936 by PETER CROSS

SPORTS DAY AT ST HITLAS'S, 1936

ANYWAY, THE HEAD WAS OVER THE MOON AND HE MADE A TREMENDOUS SPEECH TO THE SCHOOL: 'NUMQUAM IN CAMPUS DE PUGNO HUMANO ERAT TANTUM DEBIT AD MULTUM A TAM PAUCI.' THE TRANSLATION WAS SOMETHING LIKE: 'THE LADS DID MAGIC AND EXTRA HALF HOLS ALL ROUND!' by PETER CROSS

ANYWAY, THE HEAD WAS OVER THE MOON AND HE MADE A TREMENDOUS SPEECH TO THE SCHOOL: 'NUMQUAM IN CAMPUS DE PUGNO HUMANO ERAT TANTUM DEBIT AD MULTUM A TAM PAUCI.' THE TRANSLATION WAS SOMETHING LIKE: 'THE LADS DID MAGIC AND EXTRA HALF HOLS ALL ROUND!'

MR WINSTON V MR CHAMBERS by PETER CROSS

MR WINSTON V MR CHAMBERS

SO   HANDS UP ANYONE WHO'S THE SAME SEX THIS TERM AS THEY WERE LAST TERM? by KATHRYN LAMB

SO HANDS UP ANYONE WHO'S THE SAME SEX THIS TERM AS THEY WERE LAST TERM?

THE GOOD NEWS IS IT DOESN'T BLAME ME FOR THE IRAQ WAR by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

THE GOOD NEWS IS IT DOESN'T BLAME ME FOR THE IRAQ WAR

I DON'T WANT TO BE PRESIDENT OF FRANCE IF IT MEANS I HAVE TO MARRY MY TEACHER by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

I DON'T WANT TO BE PRESIDENT OF FRANCE IF IT MEANS I HAVE TO MARRY MY TEACHER

WE'VE DIVERSIFIED. WE'RE NOW A PUB AND GRAMMAR SCHOOL by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

WE'VE DIVERSIFIED. WE'RE NOW A PUB AND GRAMMAR SCHOOL

WOW, DIDN'T WE DO BRILLIANTLY IN THE OLYMPICS! by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

WOW, DIDN'T WE DO BRILLIANTLY IN THE OLYMPICS!

I'M WORRIED HE HASN'T MADE FRIENDS AT HIS NEW SCHOOL. HE HASN'T SEXTED ANYONE by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

I'M WORRIED HE HASN'T MADE FRIENDS AT HIS NEW SCHOOL. HE HASN'T SEXTED ANYONE

AN EXAM BOARD HAS REVEALED EMBARRASSING DETAILS OF MY GCSE RESULTS ON THE INTERNET by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

AN EXAM BOARD HAS REVEALED EMBARRASSING DETAILS OF MY GCSE RESULTS ON THE INTERNET

IN THE SUMMER THE BOYS DO MATCH FIXING AND IN THE WINTER THEY DO CORRUPTION AND VOTE SELLING by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

IN THE SUMMER THE BOYS DO MATCH FIXING AND IN THE WINTER THEY DO CORRUPTION AND VOTE SELLING

THEY SAY IT'S ABOUT DINNER MONEY, BUT REALLY IT'S ABOUT EUROPE by MATTHEW PRITCHETT

THEY SAY IT'S ABOUT DINNER MONEY, BUT REALLY IT'S ABOUT EUROPE

WELL, I HOPE THEY'RE REPLACING IT WITH SOMETHING THAT SELLS HEALTHIER THINGS THAN THOSE AWFUL FIZZY DRINKS by EDWARD MCLACHLAN

WELL, I HOPE THEY'RE REPLACING IT WITH SOMETHING THAT SELLS HEALTHIER THINGS THAN THOSE AWFUL FIZZY DRINKS