Montgomery High School band, pictured in 1988

Montgomery High School: Looking back at Blackpool school life in the 80s

This week as part of our school life picture series we take a look back at Montgomery High School in the 1980s.

Montgomery High School was established in 1959 and continues to serve the community today as Montgomery Academy. Here we take a look back at school life in the 80s:

Montgomery High School PE teacher, Diana Marini with her riding class.

1. March 1980

Montgomery High School PE teacher, Diana Marini with her riding class.
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Montgomery School pupils at work on the Golden Hind weather vane which had previously adorned Blackpool Town Hall.

2. January 1981

Montgomery School pupils at work on the Golden Hind weather vane which had previously adorned Blackpool Town Hall.
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Under 16 badminton team, who reached the final of the Lancashire Schools' Red Rose tournament in 1981. From left, Richard Watson, Graham Harris, Mark Ledgard and Ian Garnett.

3. February 1981

Under 16 badminton team, who reached the final of the Lancashire Schools' Red Rose tournament in 1981. From left, Richard Watson, Graham Harris, Mark Ledgard and Ian Garnett.
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Montgomery High School's cross country team won the Blackpool and District Schools' Under 12 League in 1982. From left: Tracey Hislop, Kirsty Spencer, Donna Hey, Alison Kerr, Suzanne Gadd and Sharon Ogden.

4. March 1982

Montgomery High School's cross country team won the Blackpool and District Schools' Under 12 League in 1982. From left: Tracey Hislop, Kirsty Spencer, Donna Hey, Alison Kerr, Suzanne Gadd and Sharon Ogden.
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