Entries by Mark Harrison

Dick Young tribute to Ted Pryor

The attached tribute to Ted given by Dick Young at last week’s funeral Ted Pryor HGS 1952-1987 I first met Ted when I joined his department at Harvey G S in 1964 and we worked harmoniously together until his retirement in 1987. He was a very good teacher, excellent Head of Department popular with both […]

Folkestone pupils pick up GCSE results

Harvey Grammar School heaped praise on a number of its high achievers, including Laurie Smith, who took his GCSE exams when he was just 14. Laurie Smith was just 14 when he he sat his exams to get Harvey Grammar’s best set of GCSEs He achieved level 9s in maths and English and straight A*s […]

Audrey Wind – WW2 codebreaker

Folkestone woman, 92, who was one of Britain’s last codebreakers in war against the Nazis has died aged 92 A secret codebreaker from Folkestone who helped shorten the Second World War has died aged 92. Audrey Wind was one of the country’s last remaining codebreakers who helped crack the Nazi Enigma code and intercepted Hitler’s […]

RIP Audrey Wind

More sad news – just heard from an old boy that Audrey Wind has passed away. Audrey worked at the school from 1948 until 1985 and was then a regular at the Annual Dinners until very recently. RIP

RIP Ted Pryor

From Phil Harding… Just received the sad news that Ted Pryor, long-serving Head of French, has passed away. Dick Young e-mailed me with the news. He thinks that Ted was 93.

From Phil Harding…

Just to let you know that Old Harveian Garry Ratcliffe will feature on BBC’s DIY SOS this evening. Garry attended The Harvey from 1984 to 1991. He is a primary school headteacher in Dartford. Garry and his partner live on the Isle of Sheppey and care for four youngsters with highly complex needs.   The […]

Gurkha Concert 25 March

The Gurkha Concert was a great night with a wide selection of music, singing from a band member and also from opera singer Judith Colman and two dances by the Gurkhas including the famous Kukhri dance. Proceeds from the evening were split between the Gurkha Welfare Trust and the OHA for the benefit of the […]