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Powys House.....

The 1959 magazine reports that Powys House joined forces with Wilson House to become 'School House'. However, the 1960 magazine reports that it was disbanded when Powys and Wilson each became independent Houses.

Liz Mumford-Hall has supplied the photo of the Powy's House tie. The tie was green although, unfortunately, on the photo it looks more like black!

 

 

 

 

House Photos
For enlarged photo and further information please click on the photos below.

1965 Powys House photo
1950 1965 1966 1968

St Elphin's School - Powys House 1971 photo St Elphin's School - Powys House 1973 photo St Elphin's School - Powys House 1975 photo
1969 1971 1973 1975

link to 1992 Powys House photo
1992

Powys House Song
Taken from page 35 of the 1988 School Magazine - sung to the tune of Auld Lang Syne

We stand united as a House
Our Spirits will not bend,
For though it's a hard road to the top
We'll get there in the end.

Through Drama, Music, Work and Games,
Our spirits will not flee,
For even though we do not win
Good losers we will be.

And even if our hopes go wrong
Not one ofus will grieve,
For we stand united for the
of Powys House.


House Staff - Mistresses, Matrons and Heads/Captains
The following information has been taken from School Magazines which we are still working through. In instances where the Head of House or House Captain is listed, but not the House Mistress or Matron, it is because the information is incomplete in the relevant magazine. If you are able to supply the missing information please e-mail Gill or Liz at the e-mail addresses below.

Year

House Mistress

House Matron

Head of House/House Captain

1920

 

 

Nancy Smith, Dorothy Smith

1921

 

 

 

1922

 

 

 

1923

 

 

 

1924

 

 

 

1925

 

 

Mary Marshall

1926

 

 

 

1927

 

 

D. Pinchin

1928

 

 

D. Pinchin

1929

 

 

E. Whittaker

1929/30

 

 

M. Bailey

1930/31

 

 

R. Wilkin

1931/32

Miss Faithfull

 

R. Wilkin

1932/33

Miss Taylor

 

J. Renwick, M. Longden

1933/34

 

 

 

1934/35

 

 

E. Jackson, V. Rowlands

1935/36

 

 

Beryl Renwick

1936/37

 

 

Bery Renwick

1937/38

 

 

K. Wilson

1938/39

 

 

 

1940/41

 

 

 

1941/42

 

 

 

1942/43

 

 

 

1943/44

 

 

 

1944/45

 

 

 

1945/46

 

 

 

1946/47

 

 

 

1947/48

 

 

R. Hadfield

1948/49

 

 

Paula Thomas

1949/50

 

 

Paula Thomas

1950/51

 

 

 

1951/52

 

 

Rosemary Sephton

1952/53

 

 

 

1953/54

 

 

Madeleine Hogg

1954/55

 

 

 

1955/56

 

 

Catherine Smart

1956/57

 

 

Elizabeth Bourne

1957/58

 

 

Judith Tuckwell

1958/59

Miss Harrison, Miss Parker

 

J. Hick

1959/60

Miss W. G. Harrison

 

P. Tuckwell

1960/61

Miss Harrison

Miss Atkinson

P. Tuckwell, F. Beard

1961/62

Miss Harrison

Miss Atkinson

Margaret Laing

1962/63

Miss Harrison

Miss Theaker

Grace Bews

1963/64

Miss Harrison

Mrs Wood

Susan Williams

1964/65

Miss Harrison

Miss Foy, Mrs Purdy

Mary Smart

1965/66

Miss Thorpe

Mrs Morris, Miss Pickering

 

1966/67

Miss Morris

Miss Pickering

Megan Murphy, Margaret Ellis

1967/68

Miss Morris, Miss Hanna

 

J. Cook, M. Davys

1968/69

Miss Hanna

Miss Pickering, Miss Morton

Margaret Jones

1969/70

Miss Spence

Miss Morton

Rosalind Pledger

1970/71

Miss Spence

Miss Booth

Diana King, Janet Collins

1971/72

Miss Robinson (temporary)

 

Frances Pacey

1972/73

Mrs Johnson

None!

Helen Evans

1973/74

Miss Jeffrey

Mrs Harris

Jennifer Whitton

1974/75

Miss Jeffrey

Mrs Harris

Jenny Kendall

1975/76

Miss Dale

Miss Dale

Ingrid Pleasance

1976/77

Miss Dale

None!

Kathryn Elks

1977/78

Miss Dale, Miss Jarvis

Miss Williams

Pat Currie

1978/79

Miss Jarvis

 

Susan Rothwell

1979/80

 

 

 

1980/81

 

 

 

1981/82

Miss Jarvis

 

Sarah Harrison

1982/83

Miss Jarvis

 

Caroline Fairchild

1983/84

Miss Jarvis

 

Natalie Hewins

1984/85

Miss Jarvis

 

Sarah Janaway

1985/86

 

 

Emma Waterhouse

1986/87

Miss Jarvis

 

Sarah Burney, Sarah Mann

1987/88

Miss Jarvis

 

Helen Bradley, Betty Yiu

1988/89

Miss Jarvis

 

Sarah Prior, Zilpha Davis

1989/90

 

 

Elisabeth Thornton

1990/91

Miss Jarvis

 

Alex Mayland, Sarah Emm

1991/92

Miss Jarvis

 

Catherine Malkinson,  Polly Phillpot

1992/93

Miss Jarvis

 

Rachel Cooper

1993/94

 

 

 

1994/95

 

 

 

1995/96

 

 

Helen Winlow

1996/97

 

 

 

1997/98

 

 

Elizabeth Allsop

Inter-House Competitions
Powys won the following:
1934: Lacrosse Cup, Order Shield, Sports Cup, Work Shield
1935: Gym, Hockey, Lacrosse
1936: Gym, Hockey, Lacrosse
1956: Hockey (joint with Fletcher), Badminton
1957: Cricket (1st equal), Gymnastics. Hockey (1st equal)
1958: Music
1962: Hockey (Junior), Netball (Junior)
1963: Cricket, Gymnastics, Rounders
1984: Music
1986: Athletics, Hockey, Music
1987: Rounders (Senior)
1988: Hockey (Senior - joint with Kennedy), Netball (Junior), Rounders (Junior)
1989: Cross Country (Intermediate), Music, Netball (Senior), Netball (Junior), Rounders (Senior), Rounders (Junior), Tennis (Senior)
1990: Athletics, Rounders, Swimming
1993: Athletics, Hockey (Senior), Cross Country (Intermediate), Cross Country (Junior), Hockey (Junior), Drama, Music, Rounders (Senior), Tennis (Senior), Tennis (Junior)
1996: Athletics, Rounders, Swimming

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