The school in 1992.

St Mary's High School: 20 pictures of school life in the 80s

St Mary's was founded in 1860 as a school for girls, and in 1880 it became a school for boys and girls.

The school, which is now at St Walburgas Rd, was originally located at what is now known as The Raikes Hotel. Here are pictures found in the archives of the school's pupils in the 80s:

The St Mary's under 15 Second Rugby Team.

1. March 1980

The St Mary's under 15 Second Rugby Team.
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St Mary's Rugby Team, from left: S.Townend, M.Wilson, J.O'Neill, S.Shuff, N.Kelly, P.Wareing, A.Donovan, E.Dunford.

2. March 1980

St Mary's Rugby Team, from left: S.Townend, M.Wilson, J.O'Neill, S.Shuff, N.Kelly, P.Wareing, A.Donovan, E.Dunford.
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The cast of 'All the King's Men'.

3. October 1980

The cast of 'All the King's Men'.
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A Dress rehearsal from 'All the Kings Men'. From left: Laurence Brewer, David Kelly, Andrew Elliot, Fiona McGuiness, Mary Belshaw, Victoria Stevenson.

4. October 1980

A Dress rehearsal from 'All the Kings Men'. From left: Laurence Brewer, David Kelly, Andrew Elliot, Fiona McGuiness, Mary Belshaw, Victoria Stevenson.
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