Slough Secondary School (1912-1936)

The School Badge and the William Street Buildings


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SSS Badge


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SSS buildings in William Street


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Aerial view of SSS buildings - looking north-east - Slough railway station is at top right

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Former Masters and Pupils of Slough Secondary School (1912-1936) and Slough Grammar School for Boys (1936-1982) who gave their lives in the course of the two World Wars. The first former student casualty is believed to have been Samuel Augustus Stewart Thomas, known as Stewart Thomas, on 19 July 1916, aged just 17, at the Somme battlefield. His life is commemorated at Lives of the First World War. In more recent years, his short life was movingly commemorated at School Remembrance assemblies by David Rogers.

Headmasters

Years
Headmasters
1912-1925
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Mr W. Francis Smith, BA (1912-1925)

1923-1925 (Acting)
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Mr Ben Llewellyn (SSS1912?-1936, SGS1936-1944)

1925-1936
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Mr Edward Rudland Clarke, MC, MA (Cantab), FRGS (SSS1925-1936, SGS1936-1952)


Houses

The original houses were named after members of staff. From photographs, there was known to be a Morgan's House until at least 1915.

The houses existing on 19 Mar 1926 were merged as follows:

Former Boys' Houses
Former Girls' Houses
Merged Houses
Later Houses
before 19 Mar 1926
before 19 Mar 1926
after 19 Mar 1926

Llewellyn's
Bell's
Gray
Gray
John's
Tregear's
Milton
Milton
Davis-Davies'
Boutall's
Herschel
Herschel



Hampden

Hampden house was added after 19 Mar 1926, although the exact date is yet to be located.

Surviving School Magazines

The following School Magazines survive in the School archives. If you know of any other year's magazine that survives, then we would very much like to hear from you.

Surviving
Dec 1912-Dec 1918 (Bound Vol 1), Jan 1919-Spring 1925 (Bound Vol 2 - c/o Miss Rinah Kew), Dec 1925-July 1931 (Bound Vol 3), Nov 1931, May 1932, Oct 1932, Apr 1934, July 1935, Oct 1936

Missing
Spring & Autumn 1933, Autumn 1934, Autumn 1935; Spring 1936