Laindon County Secondary School
Just found my 25 yard swimming certificate dated July 1965, signed by the PE Mistress P I Carter and the Headmaster Mr W Day, The thing is where did I go swimming to get this certificate? I cannot remember, was it at Laindon County Secondary School or at Hutton Poplars, where most pupils used to go for their swimming lessons before our school had a swimming pool built?
I can remember many of us going for a swim in the school`s newly built pool before lessons started, unsupervised with no teacher in attendance, first one in or thrown in, broke the ice on cold days, great fun all the same.
Is there anybody else with memories of the school pool?
Lastly, the name of the school on the certificate “Laindon County Secondary School” I always remember our school as “Laindon High Road School” lost on that one?