Snapethorpe First School. Winner of a painting competition with Mayor Councillor Mrs Joyce Beech. Published in the Midweek Extra 18.4.1985.

New gallery of old pictures showing Wakefield schools through the years

Take a trip back to the classroom with our gallery of pictures from Wakefield schools first published in the Wakefield Express in the 1980s and 1990s.

Do you recognise yourself, any of your old schoolfriends or teachers? Share your memories with us at editorial@wakefieldexpress.co.uk All photos are from the Wakefield Library Photographic Collection.

Horbury School. Pupils take part in a 24 hour fast. Published in the Wakefield Express 9.12.1994.
Horbury School. Pupils take part in a 24 hour fast. Published in the Wakefield Express 9.12.1994.
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Wakefield Girls High School. The indoor hockey team. Published in the Wakefield Express 27.1.1989.
Wakefield Girls High School. The indoor hockey team. Published in the Wakefield Express 27.1.1989.
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Wakefield District College. Catering students in the training restaurant. Published in the Midweek Extra 31.10.1991.
Wakefield District College. Catering students in the training restaurant. Published in the Midweek Extra 31.10.1991.
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St Pauls School, Alverthorpe. Retirement of teacher Mrs Asquith. Published in the Wakefield Express 5.8.1994.
St Pauls School, Alverthorpe. Retirement of teacher Mrs Asquith. Published in the Wakefield Express 5.8.1994.
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