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Ilmington road school weoley castle

paul stacey

master brummie
Do's anyone own or have a photo of "IlmingtonRoad Secondry Modern School" also known as the "Cow Sheds" Weoley Castle Birmingham.
paul Stacey
 

paul stacey

master brummie
IMG_20140512_0001.jpgIMG_20140512_0001.jpgThis me at Ilmington Road School Weoley Castle aged 13 yrs, this is the first photo I have been able to up load in 5 years. Paul Stacey
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
hi folks would anyone have a photo of this school please...i believe they were mainly wooden buildings...

many thanks folks and sorry to rush but a photo of this school is needed before 4 oclock today if poss..

lyn
 

David Stamps

proper brummie kid
I've only just joined the Forum, so i hope you got your desired photo.
I once spent months trying to trace Ilmington Rd school photos with a Birmingham historian now deceased (James M Hyland), we were unsuccessful. Seems very few exist if any at all.
'Ilmo' was my school 1964-1969, good and not so good memories, but i married a girl from 'Ilmo' in later years.
Wished i could trace 'Ilmo' school photos.
 

David Stamps

proper brummie kid
Seen some things on my daughters facebook regards Ilmington Rd school, ( I don't engage in facebook myself). I seen some info about a reunion for ex Ilmington pupils in 2019. I'd like to see how the reunion requests go. People who attended Ilmo must be getting fewer nowdays. But good such reunions might go ahead. Still photos of Ilmo very scarce indeed. As there was a photography club (after school activity) at Ilmo then i would of thought someone may have some oldy Ilmo photos.
I recall a teacher by the surname of Bayliss ran the photo club complete with darkroom etc?
 

DEREK shipway

New Member
Anyone go to Ilmington road Secondary modern, Weoley Castle ?
I left the school in 1961, The boys school was separate from the girls unlike today, & we only had a glimpse of girls when they had to use one of the spare classrooms in the boys school which was rather odd because in 2nd year my classroom wasn't even in the school as it was in a church in the Castle square & we had to walk to & from the main school for certain lessons & assembly, that year was the most pleasant & I was happy there.

I remember the old air raid shelters which were out of bounds & a lot of the buildings were wooden & creosoted black, I mostly hated school & some of the teachers were sadists, I can still recall some of the teachers names, Headmaster Mr. Pudephat who retired just as I started & Mr Small who took over & gym teacher Marcus Marcusson ( sadist).
I hated both woodwork & metalwork ( making a poker)& was completely useless at both & yet in later life I became an architectural modelmaker & also had a little forge along with a lathe & milling machine & made working replicas of antique firearms for a hobby.
I drove past there a couple of years ago & discovered it had been demolished & a housing development was there.
Anyone go to Ilmington road Secondary
Anyone go to Ilmington road Secondary modern, Weoley Castle ?
I left the school in 1961, The boys school was separate from the girls unlike today, & we only had a glimpse of girls when they had to use one of the spare classrooms in the boys school which was rather odd because in 2nd year my classroom wasn't even in the school as it was in a church in the Castle square & we had to walk to & from the main school for certain lessons & assembly, that year was the most pleasant & I was happy there.

I remember the old air raid shelters which were out of bounds & a lot of the buildings were wooden & creosoted black, I mostly hated school & some of the teachers were sadists, I can still recall some of the teachers names, Headmaster Mr. Pudephat who retired just as I started & Mr Small who took over & gym teacher Marcus Marcusson ( sadist).
I hated both woodwork & metalwork ( making a poker)& was completely useless at both & yet in later life I became an architectural modelmaker & also had a little forge along with a lathe & milling machine & made working replicas of antique firearms for a hobby.
I drove past there a couple of years ago & discovered it had been demolished & a housing development was there.
I went to Ilmington from 1955 - 60 I left Christmas 1960 I was In Roberts class the music teacher my name is Derek Shipway
modern, Weoley Castle ?
I left the school in 1961, The boys school was separate from the girls unlike today, & we only had a glimpse of girls when they had to use one of the spare classrooms in the boys school which was rather odd because in 2nd year my classroom wasn't even in the school as it was in a church in the Castle square & we had to walk to & from the main school for certain lessons & assembly, that year was the most pleasant & I was happy there.

I remember the old air raid shelters which were out of bounds & a lot of the buildings were wooden & creosoted black, I mostly hated school & some of the teachers were sadists, I can still recall some of the teachers names, Headmaster Mr. Pudephat who retired just as I started & Mr Small who took over & gym teacher Marcus Marcusson ( sadist).
I hated both woodwork & metalwork ( making a poker)& was completely useless at both & yet in later life I became an architectural modelmaker & also had a little forge along with a lathe & milling machine & made working replicas of antique firearms for a hobby.
I drove past there a couple of years ago & discovered it had been demolished & a housing development was there.
I went illmington
 

Astonvilla50

Brummie babby
hi all
I was bullied by a single guy for two years, I went in fear of this bloke whose name I cannot recollect. I think it was hodges any way one play time when I was waiting to go to Doc Jennings technical drawing class in the white nissen type buildings out the front of the school he started on me again. I was startled and swung the slide rule board round I was holding catching him full in the face he collapsed semi-comatosed with blood gushing every where. I was so supprised as lads rushed up congratulating me and slapping my back. then Mr Roberts appeared he was well over 6 foot tall with red hair grabbing me by my ear took me to sammy smalls office, I cannot believe this of you paul he kept repeating. When sammy appeared he took me in the office and gave me 6 stokes on each hand and 6 on the seat. Then looking me straight in the eye he said "well done"
it enhanced my status no end and the guy never bothered me again.
regards
paul
 

Astonvilla50

Brummie babby
Anyone go to Ilmington road Secondary modern, Weoley Castle ?
I left the school in 1961, The boys school was separate from the girls unlike today, & we only had a glimpse of girls when they had to use one of the spare classrooms in the boys school which was rather odd because in 2nd year my classroom wasn't even in the school as it was in a church in the Castle square & we had to walk to & from the main school for certain lessons & assembly, that year was the most pleasant & I was happy there.

I remember the old air raid shelters which were out of bounds & a lot of the buildings were wooden & creosoted black, I mostly hated school & some of the teachers were sadists, I can still recall some of the teachers names, Headmaster Mr. Pudephat who retired just as I started & Mr Small who took over & gym teacher Marcus Marcusson ( sadist).
I hated both woodwork & metalwork ( making a poker)& was completely useless at both & yet in later life I became an architectural modelmaker & also had a little forge along with a lathe & milling machine & made working replicas of antique firearms for a hobby.
I drove past there a couple of years ago & discovered it had been demolished & a housing development was there.
 

Astonvilla50

Brummie babby
I also remember a row of shops.just round corner of ilmington school.me and my mate.used to climb over the wall.off licence.take black bags.fill up with Corona bottles.take them to front shop.and get 10p each for them.until owner got a alisation dog.never went back again.
 

Astonvilla50

Brummie babby
I also remember a row of shops.just round corner of ilmington school.me and my mate.used to climb over the wall.off licence.take black bags.fill up with Corona bottles.take them to front shop.and get 10p each for them.until owner got a alisation dog.never went back again.
 

Astonvilla50

Brummie babby
I remember winning a Christmas card competion.which was sent around to the elderly local.i designed with a girl.called tracy.which I was brought up in a children's home.in Bartley green.
 
I went to ilmo between 1971 and 1975 Mrs Quereshi was my teacher. does any one remember. I lived in Bentley Grove. My mom was Deaf and my dad was deaf and couldn't speak. I left Birmingham at 18. Had quite a few characters in my class.
 

izzy eckerslike

Yaw've med my day yaw ave
For anyone interested there is now a facebook group for Weoley Castle, lots of info on there inc school photo's of Ilmington Rd School, I posted a thread about Oxley grove where I lived from about 1955 to 1962 and had masses of replies from people who lived there at the same time as me.
 
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