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Graham Wilkinson

g.wilky [at] btinternet.com

little Wakering,
Essex
UK

(At Kent School from 1986 to 1986, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

I was that dreaded Bursar who help conduct the amalgamation of Kent & Queens to become Winsor. Knew many of and became good friends with many of the Staff, loved Bill Boyd and his stories !

13-Jul-2015 06:21:14

Jayne Coupland (Nee Gardner )

Oceanskysky [at] Btinternet.com

Woodhall spa ,
Lincs

(At Kent School from 1974 to 1980, academic years: 1ST to 5TH)

Nicola ... I remember rob mongay too he was my first boyfriend !! I dated Glenn drew too omg names from the past I lived on wildenrath the same years as you I was Jayne Gardner then x

12-Jul-2015 11:33:55

Jayne Coupland was Gardner (Nee Gardner )

Oceanskysky [at] Btinternet.com

Woodhall spa
Lincolnshire

(At Kent School from 1975 to 1980, academic years: 1ST to 5TH)

Mark ... I remember Glenn drew I went out with him whilst I was at Kent school and we were living at raf wildenrath x

12-Jul-2015 10:03:22

links crorkzz (Nee RFCjWJKcAsZukSu)

87360 [at] emai1l [at] gmail.com

NY,
USA
USA

(At Kent School from 1973 to 1985, academic years: 3RD to 4TH)

mB5XoU I am so grateful for your post.Really looking forward to read more.

01-Jul-2015 14:30:12

Terry McNulty

terry.mcnulty [at] btinternet.com

Bangor,
County Down
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1971 to 1976, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

I remember Mike Arlow extremely well. In September 1971 I was a new young member of staff living in Nr.2 Civilian Mess on JHQ. I was to be married in the December of that year. Mike and his wife, (whose name I can't recall), made me feel very welcome to the school and indeed to life at JHQ. That warm welcome continued when my wife arrived as a young bride from trouble torn Belfast. Consequently I have very good and positive memories of your father as a friend and valued colleague.

29-Jun-2015 20:13:01

Andrew Paul Williams (Nee Williams)

apw799 [at] btinternet.com

Salisbury,
Wiltshire
England

(At Kent School from 1963 to 1965, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)

Mr Arlow I seem to recall. We did woodwork in a workshop that was downstairs - perhaps under the chapel area, opposite the main building. Our woodwork projects were making a book rack, with 'stopped housing joints' and then a pencil case with a sliding lid. Much enjoyed times and many fond memories!

28-Jun-2015 22:50:22

Meryl Arlow (Nee Arlow)

markandmeryl [at] bigpond.com

Adelaide,
South Australia
Australia

(At Kent School from 1964 to 1972, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

My father taught at Kent school from 1964 to 1967. His name is Michael Arlow, taught woodwork. Just wondering if anyone remembers him?

27-Jun-2015 13:33:33

Steve Meadows

s.meadows [at] arts.ac.uk

London,
England

(At Kent School from 1973 to 1975, academic years: 1ST to 2ND)

Hi I have strong memeories of Kent school. Apart from the amazingly gloomy gothiic pile it is there were the seemingly endless journies to and from Wassenberg in those green busses. They seemed to be made of tin cans and they stopped at every town on the way! I recall scratching the ice off the inside of the windows in winter.
I remember Mr Redman who turned me onto art (I work in the arts now), and Mad Mr Ellis in his dark and scary drama room.
I remember the Farm building with the sunken well- I still feel guilty about an incident there- the man who lived in the farm had a pet hare and a few of us ( no recollection who now) scared the hare in our childish ignorance so much in ran into a wall and cracked its head in.
I remember the AAA athletics we did (4 A's only for me)
The small wildlife center behind the canteen buidling..I got into trouble as it was off limits and I went to see the Zebra!


26-Jun-2015 13:35:38

Paul Abbott

Paulabbott [at] Ntlworld.com

Ashington,
Northumberland
England

(At Kent School from 1967 to 1967, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

Very informative, many thanks, always wondered about the history

14-Jun-2015 19:51:46

Malcolm Stroud

malcolmstroud14 [at] gmail.com

Todmorden,
WEST YORKSHIRE
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1969 to 1972, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

We had (what felt like) a long bus ride to get there from Roermond. Grim buildings looking back at the photos. I must have been 11 when I came. It seemed huge, chaotic and noisy. I was bulled for a while. I had no idea about the building's terrible past. In retrospect it was a pity my experience there made me give up English and History, but I still like the German language.

14-Jun-2015 10:20:00

Pamela King (Nee Brynolf)

culpepper [at] hotmail.co.uk

Calne,
Wiltshire
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1974 to 1978, academic years: 3RD to Lwr6TH)

Vague memories of the school, skiing trip to the Hertz mountains. Smoking in the 6th form and travelling from Krefeld in the old green bus- we lived on Kempener Allee- family of four girls and one boy. I left half way through A-Levels as I was fed up with the place and wanted to be normal - then went and married a soldier!

07-Jun-2015 19:44:27

Peter john smith

petersmithj1956 [at] gmail.com [at]

Hildesheim,

(At Kent School from 1971 to 1971, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

Went to kent school 69 to 71 in deal house

06-Jun-2015 16:18:00

linda sexton (Nee wilson)

lindasexton4 [at] gmail.com

Gloucester ,
Gloucestershire

(At Kent School from 1971 to 1973, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)

Loved the school lived in Whilich had to bus to school every day. Cant remember year number, hated having to come back to uk school.

05-Jun-2015 14:24:57

Patricia Morris (Nee Morris)

pmmorris53 [at] gmail.com [at]

Harderwijk,
Nederland
Nederland

(At Kent School from 1965 to 1968, academic years: 2ND to 4TH)

I remember you John Roberts, you gave me my first kiss!! I went out with Robert Hughes for two years, we both lived in Krefeld. Also remember Mike and David (sandi)Sandilands and you getting into trouble with Mr. Myhill. You are only the 2nd person from our time at Kent I have seen on here, the other is Jacky Barton and she and I are now via mail in contact.

31-May-2015 13:05:33

Dawn Rees (Nee Dawn Cummings)

dawn.rees15 [at] gmail.com

Barry,
South Wales

(At Kent School from 1981 to 1984, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

Hi having a nostalgic trip down memory lane today - starting with RAf Laarbruch where my dad was stationed. We lived off base in the small town of Weeze. Took the daily trip to Kent school (Initially boarded in Chatham house ). Can't remember my classes but would love to hear from other former pupils that attended during those years. My best friend was Charlie (tall blonde short cropped hair) and my first boyfriend was Nick Adamczieck? Also was in a dance group (can't remember name!). My last boyfriend was Franco fiorito in fact got engaged to him 😳

28-May-2015 18:59:37

john roberts

john.roberts871jr [at] gmail.com

shropshire
england

(At Kent School from 1964 to 1967, academic years: 1ST to 4TH)

remember mike mcguiuin,robert hughes,john bottomley,shelia imria,glynis davies,ann morton and the activities nights on tues & thurs. Fondest memory every week getting wacked by Mr Myhill and dropping water bombs on teachers from our classroom

19-May-2015 16:55:06

john roberts (Nee roberts)

john.roberts871jr [at] gmail.com

shropshire
england

(At Kent School from 1964 to 1967, academic years: 1ST to 4TH)

remember mike mcguiuin,robert hughes,john bottomley,shelia imria,glynis davies,ann morton and the activities nights on tues & thurs. Fondest memory every week getting wacked by Mr Myhill and dropping water bombs on teachers from our classroom

19-May-2015 16:39:49

Dean Charnley

deancharnley [at] [at] btinternet. com

Stockton On Tees,
Cleveland
UK

(At Kent School from 1973 to 1975, academic years: 1ST to 2ND)

Fond memories. I WAS A Canterbury boy as green as grass and my for teacher was Mr. Staunton. Played rugby and remember Mr. Redman chanting RAH RAH MAIDSTONE. Happy days. Does anyone know Michael Beal?

13-May-2015 16:36:22

Kevin Page

kwp256 [at] msn.com

Portishead,
Bristol
UK

(At Kent School from 1968 to 1970, academic years: 1ST to 2ND)


13-May-2015 12:35:38

nichola howden (Nee Baxter )

nichola.howden [at] btinternet.com

pontypridd,
rct
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1980 to 1983, academic years: 3RD to 5TH)

I lived in Harrier way Wildenrath, my best friend was Samantha Andrew whose father was in the army. I used to frequent the folk club on camp and remember the schnell imbus outside the gates as we used to sneak out through a hole in the fence rather than walk the long way around until we got caught by the MPs. I used to be in touch with Paula McCann who was friendly with us.

12-May-2015 13:34:41

Karen Dale (Nee Fowler)

k.dale.is [at] googlemail.com

Nuneaton,
Warwickshire
United Kingdon

(At Kent School from 1972 to 1975, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)

Hi all, very happy memories and one sad memory. Kent School was the best school I ever went to. My best friends was Susan Trantham and Karen (cannot remember her surname) Karen and I were known as the terrible twins lol. My saddest memory is my mum dying in 1974. I remember the tin can buses and where we used to live Menzalstrasse, the block of flats (6) and we used to go on holiday with the Proctors and the Cutlers. I am in touch with Graeme Cutler and Mr.Mrs Proctor. And just recently was in touch with Suzanne Cutler. If you remember me get in touch would love to hear from you x

05-May-2015 10:40:49

Haig Tyler

haig.tyler [at] btinternet.com

Devizes,
Wiltshire
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1981 to 1982, academic years: 2ND to 3RD)

Had good friends there. One of the best of many schools I went to. Love to get in touch with anyone who went there when I was there.

03-May-2015 13:10:24

craig butt (Nee butt)

craigbutt73 [at] yahoo.co.uk [at]

Cullompton ,
Devon
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1984 to 1987, academic years: 4TH to 5TH)

Hi does anyone remember me, I was at Queens school first and then moved across when we amalgamated with Kent school.

19-Apr-2015 07:24:00

Kathleen underwood (Nee bridge)

kath250r [at] live.com [at]

London ,
London
England

(At Kent School from 1970 to 1973, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)

Hey Caddy remember me Cathy bridge had an older brother David.I remember you when you were at Halton in Buckinghamshire were we first met.
I moved to bruggen about a year before you did.then one day you arrived at Kent school with your sister.kent was the best school ever.how's life treating you caddy can't believe I found this site,I remember the disco's at lunch time smoking in bottom field,my brother David getting caught smoking wacy bacy with his mates lol.would love to hear from you.

12-Apr-2015 16:07:14

Kathleen Julie underwood (Nee bridge)

kath250r [at] live.com [at]

london,
london
England

(At Kent School from 1970 to 1973, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)

Hi all you kenties,best time of my life at this school,made some great friends,Stephen croft,Corina,Doug,Chris Cunningham,Nicky berry.still remember the great times,the lunch time disco's,the interschool athletic team,school was so much fun,mr Redman head of Maidstone house he used to make me laugh when he twiddled with his handle bar moustache then said in his posh voice roll on Maidstone roll on.I'd love to here from some of my old school buddies,Janette,Alison,donna,just can't remember surname's.if anyone remembers me I'd love to hear from you.good times

11-Apr-2015 21:26:50

Prince Sayyid Daoud Abdurrahman

sda1960 [at] btinternet.com

London/ Cairo/ Herakleon/ Sandakan,
UK/ Egypt/ Crete & Sabah (Malaysia)

(At Kent School from 1970 to 1973, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)

Until I became Muslim, and was formerly adopted by His Majesty Sultan Muhammad 'Ali Aranan-Adinda of the Sultanate of Sulu; my birth name was David John Brasier. I was in 1RR to 3RR (Mr. Rustin - of the Black Box fame, was my form teacher). Lived at RAF Geilenkirchen for 6 months, and then moved to RAF Wildenrath. BEST time of my life - best school, best camp, mates etc. Nice to hear from anyone whom may remember me.

25-Mar-2015 21:15:52

Susan Calvert (Nee Rutter)

suzical58 [at] googlemail.com [at]

Colwyn Bay,
Conwy
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1972 to 1974, academic years: 3RD to 4TH)


21-Feb-2015 05:23:56

Elayne Bond (Nee Crawford)

elaynez707 [at] gmail.com

Gloucester,
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1965 to 1968, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

I read another of the posts and I can remember Mr Pike and Mr Worral, I also remember Miss Moriarty and Mr Donaldson who was mad and taught maths.I also remember Mr Lacklison though I had no idea that he was so fond of the school.I must say that I was not but watching the video's of what has become of it has made me realise that it was a rather lovely old building and it is very sad that it is in the state that it is.I wonder if anybody will restore it in the future.

14-Feb-2015 14:33:31

Amanda-Jane Myatt (Nee Pengilly)

amanda.myatt [at] westerntelegraph.co.uk

Haverfordwest,
Pembrokeshire
Wales

(At Kent School from 1983 to 1986, academic years: 1ST to 5TH)

Had the best time whilst at Kent School and loved boarding at Medway House. Those days seem so far away now but if I could do them all again I would! HAPPY DAYS! I'm always telling my boys about what we got up to!!!!! I remember Darren and Steven Pilsbury, Stuart Morgan, Stephanie Clark, Thea and Andy, Lloyd Chambers, Mr Martin, Miss Lafferty and many more. Would love to hear from anyone who remembers me.

11-Feb-2015 16:56:32

jayson crowe

jayson.p.crowe [at] gmail.com [at]

andover,
Hampshire

(At Kent School from 1978 to 1983, academic years: 1ST to Lwr6TH)

Hi there would like to hear from anyone who knew me . I lived in wassenburgh . Used to get the old green tin can bus to school. Also played football for rothenback rangers and unterbruch

31-Jan-2015 09:20:23

Alan Boughey

boughey1 [at] intamail.com

(At Kent School from 1963 to 1965, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

Miss Hallam - I remember you well. One day you arrived with a box of cakes from a local bakery who had given them you as compensation for something you found in one of their products. You also gave the whole class on one occasion the punishment of writing an essay with each word starting with the same letter - that one got the whole family at home involved! If I can remember anything else I will be sure to note it here.
All the best Alan Boughey

29-Jan-2015 20:20:57

Miss Angela Stevenson

stevenson893 [at] btinternet.com [at]

Winchester,
Hampshire
England

(At Kent School from 1963 to 1965, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

My father was stationed at RAF Bruggen and I attended Rheindalen School before being sent to Kent School, which I remember sharing with quite a number of American pupils, as RAF Bruggen was shared with the American Air Force at the time. Love to hear from any of my fellow inmates from that time.

19-Jan-2015 16:39:40

Marie Lewis (Nee Hallam)

marie.lewis333 [at] Btinternet.com

Accrington,
Lancashire
UK

(At Kent School from 1964 to 1967, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

In fact, I was a teacher, not a student. So I couldn't put the forms I was in. I taught English and French. 6 months before I left Kent school, I married a soldier called David Lewis.
In two years' time, we shall celebrate our golden wedding. I taught until retirement and eventually was Head of Modern Languages in a large school in Burnley.
I would love to hear from any students or staff who knew me. One former student mentioned Mr Pike. I met him about 20 years ago at an ice showin Blackpool.

13-Jan-2015 17:20:04

Marie Lewis (Nee Hallam)

marie.lewis333 [at] Btinternet.com

Accrington,
Lancashire
UK

(At Kent School from 1964 to 1967, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

In fact, I was a teacher, not a student. So I couldn't put the forms I was in. I taught English and French. 6 months before I left Kent school, I married a soldier called David Lewis.
In two years' time, we shall celebrate our golden wedding. I taught until retirement and eventually was Head of Modern Languages in a large school in Burnley.
I would love to hear from any students or staff who knew me. One former student mentioned Mr Pike. I met him about 20 years ago at an ice showin Blackpool.

13-Jan-2015 17:20:04

Tracey Payne (Nee Borrett)

tracey [at] purplecrazee.co.uk

Portsmouth,
Hants
UK

(At Kent School from 1976 to 1979, academic years: 2ND to 5TH)

Loved Kent School, had a ball there. I felt really out of place when we moved back to the UK. We didn't live on camp either so it was really hard to integrate with the civvie kids.

We lived at Geilenkirchen and Wildenrath during my dad's tour. I hated the bus trip from Geilers every day it took forever. If it had been 5 miles further away we would have boarded. I was in Maidstone house until they disbanded them. I'm rubbish with names (but good with faces) but still in touch with Christa Graham - now Thompson.

My hubby was posted to RheinD in 1994. We met up with Mr Lacklson and Mr Stanisby. I went to the School but couldn't get in through the fences. If I'd been on my own I may of risked it but my daughter was only small then.

13-Jan-2015 16:12:15

Hans Jürgen Kariger (Cilvert)

H.Kariger [at] gmx.net

(At Kent School from 1963 to 1965, academic years: 2ND to 3RD)

The best New Year greets for 2015 to all Kkenties. Life may be a struggle but we manage it in the end.

31-Dec-2014 15:50:07

Chantal Roberts (Nee Bastin) (Nee Bastin)

chantal_roberts [at] hotmail.co.uk

Maidstone,
Kent

(At Kent School from 1986 to 1988, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

If any remembers me...please get in touch! :-)

29-Dec-2014 13:41:18

Steven Braid

learnenglishinvietnam [at] gmail.com

Harrow,
England

(At Kent School from 1971 to 1975, academic years: 1ST to 4TH)

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to all Kenties :)


22-Dec-2014 02:58:23

kevin corbett

kmlcorbett [at] hotmail.com [at]

knaresborough,
north yorkshire

(At Kent School from 1976 to 1977, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)


12-Dec-2014 17:38:23

Mandy Smith (Nee Ruggiero )

Mandysmith888 [at] Hotmail.com

Leigh on sea,
Essex
Uk

(At Kent School from 1971 to 1972, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

(At Kent School from 1972 to 1973, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)



Hi, only at Kent school for 18mths .few friends I shared a dorm with .. Andrea Steel, connie , does anyone remember Anthony Shuttleworth? Poor lad died in a creek accident? RIP.
Matron Shepherd and Matorn Kutrez .would love to hear any snippets of info.
Eg school disco at Deal house evey week ( the boys would not alway come over to Chatham house )..
Dad posted to Herentals Belguim, sent to board for secondary (At Kent School from 1972 to 1973, academic years: 1ST to 1ST). Would love to hear from anyone.

17-Nov-2014 19:25:48

Anthony Cadwallader (Nee aka Caddy)

tony.cadwallader [at] hotmail.co.uk

From Barry,
Leicestershire
UK

(At Kent School from 1970 to 1973, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)

Canterbury House, fantastic times, lots of sports long hair fashion and music Paris trip such fun

15-Nov-2014 10:29:23

Penny-Anne Barranger-Clark (Nee Clark)

nefret_bastet [at] hotmail.com [at]

Worksop,
Nottinghamshire

(At Kent School from 1969 to 1971, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

Also my bro Andrew was at kent school.We lived in Duesseldorf.

14-Nov-2014 18:27:11

Derrick Gower

Derrick. gower [at] btinternet. com

Chelmsford,
Essex
England

(At Kent School from 1971 to 1974, academic years: 2ND to 5TH)

Great school and great memories.
I was in the Rochester house.
Does anyone remember me?

10-Nov-2014 20:53:31

Viv Maddox (Nee Burroughs)

vivmaddox [at] hotmail.com [at]

Saratoga,
Saratoga
NSW

(At Kent School from 1960 to 1960, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

Sheila Philp-Kluss Were you at Kings G'sloh before kent.. I am sure we were in the same house and sports teams if you were! Please answer!

07-Nov-2014 09:30:00

Michael Remnant

Mick.remnant [at] yahoo.co.uk [at]

Keyworth,
Nottinghamshire
Uk

(At Kent School from 1984 to 1987, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)


06-Nov-2014 09:25:56

Mandy Smith (Nee RUGGIERO )

Mandysmith888 [at] Hotmail.com

Leigh on sea,
Essex
Uk

(At Kent School from 1972 to 1973, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

Hi, only at Kent school for 18mths .few friends I shared a dorm with .. Andrea Steel, connie , does anyone remember Anthony Shuttleworth? Poor lad died in a creek accident? RIP.
Matron Shepherd and Matorn Kutrez .would love to hear any snippets of info.

03-Nov-2014 22:35:37

Melanie Dale

dale.melanie [at] sky.com

Peterlee,
Durham
United Kingdom

(At Kent School from 1984 to 1986, academic years: 2ND to 4TH)

Hi All Kenties, amazing website and very fond memories of Colditz, lived in Liepziger Strasse, Krefeld. I hung around with Penny Duncan, her brother Alistair was in the 6th form and a girl called Thea but can't remember her second name. I remember some of the 6th formers like Simon King, Jason DeSilva, Ingo. Anyone remember Rob with long black hair he was a goth? Hi Trev De'Ath. Oh and Sean Jennings.

02-Nov-2014 22:09:36

Mrs Elisha Smith (Nee Campbell)

elisha_financehouse [at] admin.in.th

Drenthe,
Drenthe
Netherland

(At Kent School from 1977 to 1989, academic years: 2ND to Lwr6TH)


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30-Oct-2014 05:28:33

Dawn Slater (Nee Cree)

dawn.slater [at] rocketmail.com

Sleaford,

(At Kent School from 1975 to 1977, academic years: 1ST to 3RD)

Wow, a blast from the past! Lived in Wildenrath, really enjoyed these years. Kent School was great with Cherie Ashbridge, Lorraine Maddocks, Amanda Shepherd, Neil Tuite and the black board rubber whizzing across the science room for some reason.. , hot summers and sports - out run by Marie-ann, swimming galas at Rheindahlen. Fun times.

21-Oct-2014 22:16:03

elayne bond (Nee crawford)

elaynez707 [at] gmail.com

gloucestershire,
uk

(At Kent School from 1965 to 1968, academic years: 1ST to 1ST)

I think it was Gordon Vaughan who was head boy at Kent I dont think his brother was a pupil there. I also think I remember a Joe Green being head boy.

20-Oct-2014 16:27:52



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