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by jojo
Sun Mar 26, 2006 8:42 am
Forum: General discussion of SES
Topic: The 'Tale Of The 50 women' stories from the 70's
Replies: 42
Views: 40789

Leon wrote: There was an Epileptic sufferer in the group, a quiet, middle aged man with a self deprecating manner who occasionally had severe fits. Unfortunately for him, he went into one in right the middle of Shelly's address, sliding out of his chair onto the floor, unconscious. So brainwashed we...
by jojo
Sat Jan 21, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Media Coverage
Replies: 28
Views: 17541

Media Coverage

In response to your post Tom, here's the article as it appears in the Richmond and Twickenham times this week.... [Publication date: 10:47am Friday 20th January 2006 -- mike] Assaults on pupils were 'harsh and criminal' By Chris Wickham THE governors of St James' Independent Schools have apologised ...
by jojo
Sat Jan 21, 2006 4:24 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: The Report
Replies: 16
Views: 11143

Media Coverage

The Richmond and Twickenham Times, one of the local papers for the borough which the boys senior school is in, runs the story about the inquiry report on its front pages with the prominent headlines "Assaults on pupils were 'harsh and criminal'". If anyone's interested in the full article I can put ...
by jojo
Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: General discussion of SES
Topic: adult school U.K - dont know what to think!
Replies: 41
Views: 29747

Going back to the discussion on health issues and the SES / school attitude towards them brought up by Katinka and ET, I think it is a major issue, and would be very interested to here of more peoples experience. As a child I suffered from numerous health problems and was reminded of an incident wit...
by jojo
Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:38 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: St James School
Replies: 19
Views: 12657

I have unsuccesfully tried to get a copy of Hounam and Hogg's book but apart from ordering it from New Zealand I am at a loss. I would be grateful if anyone could tell me where I could get my hands on a copy here in the UK. If you are still interested in getting hold of the book, amazon.co.uk recen...
by jojo
Thu Apr 14, 2005 8:47 am
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: NEW MESSAGE FROM DAVID BODDY
Replies: 152
Views: 87343

Re: Teaching methods

Spirituality is something to be learned in quite a different way than the 'normal' life model. And so I'd prefer a school with some religious/spiritual background much more than a standard one. While I agree with the value of having some kind of spiritual background against the backdrop of the pred...
by jojo
Thu Mar 03, 2005 3:33 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: St james Girls School - remembered
Replies: 35
Views: 25409

Coralie, I just want to extend my support to you. A child going through a family break up is hard enough, but having to deal with it within the background of SES/ St J and to see that woman everyday must have been unbearable. Your post also reminds me of the utter hypocrisy of their teachings and ho...
by jojo
Thu Mar 03, 2005 2:38 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: ST JAMES GIRLS
Replies: 37
Views: 23490

Mr Skinner - Is he just so emotionally underdeveloped that he can only function at junior level? Clearly. I remember he used to take us girls in the senior school all those years ago, but was unable to control us!! so had to have our form teacher sit in too to keep order. We used to imagine how he'...
by jojo
Tue Mar 01, 2005 8:20 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: ST JAMES GIRLS
Replies: 37
Views: 23490

ST JAMES GIRLS

Reading this site has brought back so many (bad) memories of my time at St James girls school, and so much of what I thought was long in the past actually still affects me today. I can relate to so much of what others have posted of their experiences and had endless sleepless nights. There is so muc...

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