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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


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Luqa School Class in 19652408 viewsWith Mr George Cannon, Andy Joyner, Mike Castle, Linda Sweeney, Susan Paton & Vicky Edwards.Prefect
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Verdala 1958 © 1497 viewsIn the Ditch (Verdala Barracks).OldBat
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Tigne School, Malta, Mon 7th Aug 1989 ©1276 views4 commentsDavid Robinson
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Jane Biddis & Moira McIntyre 1960 ©1034 viewsVerdala Staff
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Verdala Barracks & School943 viewsThe RN (SCS) School closed in July 1976 and was handed over to the Malta Government in September.6 commentsPrefect
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Birthday Tea904 viewsBack L-R. Andrew West, ?, John Kirby,?, Ralph Rae.
Front L-R. ?, Francis Lloyd, Anne Kirby, Anne Lloyd, John Lloyd.
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Verdala Barracks and School874 viewsDate uncertain but the palm tree is there!6 commentsPrefect
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RAF Luqa Primary865 viewsCountry dancing, sometime between 1964 and 1967.Chris Howells
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Verdala814 viewsIan Benton
The site of the pre-war Dockyard School reopened in 1949 with an Infants and Junior department of the Naval Children's School, serving those living in the south. The rest remained at Tal Handaq.
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Old Bat Mystery Solved809 views6 commentsPrefect
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RAF Luqa School798 viewsPrefect
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Tigne School, Tue 1st Aug 1989 ©787 views4 commentsDavid Robinson
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Rear Admiral Loram Visit to RAF Luqa Primary School 1973785 views?? Capt Mike Law on right?Karl
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The palm tree in 1958 ©771 viewsand the VERY BIG playground as most former pupils remember them. 5 commentsOldBat
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Verdala754 viewsIan Benton

The Stories of PETER PRICTOE

THE VERDALA STORY

Renamed Royal Naval School in 1952 and enlarged from 1954 with its own Headmaster, to take all Naval Infants and Juniors.
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Tal Handaq, Science Lab (up stairs) if I remember correctly? Mid 80s ©752 views7 commentsdeco.rise
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Verdala Entrance 2009 ©729 viewsMartin Powell11 commentsPrefect
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Where's 'Old Bat'?!! ©728 viewsHere's another picture of the 1960 Verdala Sports Day. Were you hiding with your camera behind the trunk on the right 'Old Bat'?!2 commentsJohn Kirby
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Verdala Sports 1960 ©722 views'One for John Kirby. Prizegiving at Verdala sports day 1960 from the opposite viewpoint. Have I caught your father in this picture?'
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Miss Kernahan's photo of Verdala staff 1959 © 721 viewsInstructor Commander L. G. Brooks, M.B.E., R.N.
4A1 Mr. P. Ross 4A2 Miss A. Rowe 4B1 Mrs. D. Steele 4B2 Miss L. Candey 4C Mr. J. Ousbey 3A Mr, D, Jenkins 3B Miss S. Horton 3C1 Miss D. Butter 3C2 Miss E. McMeeking 3D Mrs. W. Preston 2A Mrs. L. Farrugia 2B Miss G. Stinston 2C Mr. R. Carrell 2D1 Miss D. Hodgson 2D2 Miss N. Roberts 1A Miss J. Watson 1B Miss B. Kernahan 1C Mrs. P. Allen ID Miss J. Billard 1E Mr. M. Birch
Rec. Mr. W. Willsher Mrs. R. Richards
I1 Miss A Batty I2 Mrs M Davies I3 Miss P Lee I4 Mrs I Keane I5 Miss W Townend I6 Miss K Burke I7 Miss P. Holwood I8 Miss G. M. Stideford I9 Mrs. P. Beech I10 Mr. A. Gee I11 Mrs. N. Farr I12 Mrs. E. Roberts. Secretary — Mrs. S. E. Boyce
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Verdala 1958717 viewsWith one new Romney Hut and an old hut of indeterminate origin!Prefect
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RAF Luqa Primary School children 1972-73700 viewsTaken by my Father, Gordon Partridge, who was then Headmaster.Karl
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Verdala Old Entrance © 699 viewsSomewhat neglected.6 commentsPrefect
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RAF Luqa Primary 684 viewsPrefect
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Verdala looks like a prison again ©674 views3 commentsPrefect
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From Another School ©662 viewsAndrew & Simon Pomeroy at St Andrew's 1970sPrefect
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Verdala Staff early 50s654 viewsMr Arthur Benton left, Mrs Force right and Mrs Jessop somewhere in between.
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Are your initials on these desks? ©651 views25.9.09 Tal Handaq being gutted for demolition in Jan 2010.
Tuck Shop Terror
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Winning a prize ©650 viewsVerdala Sports 1960
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St Andrew's School643 views1 commentsPrefect
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Luqa Primary School 1966. 641 viewsTaken from the verandah of our flat.Ivan
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RAF Luqa Primary School Oct 1973 pupils assembled636 viewsHarvest Festival Service 23 October 1973 with Rear-Admiral David Loram and staff in attendance.Karl
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