TEACHERS
in alphabetical order

press here to see the list of Teachers in approximate chronological order
  • Mr Beanland

    1947

  • Miss Helen R Besant (or "Beisant"?)

    History 1949 -

    See separate page for more photos



School photo of 1956

  • Rev. Brian
    (from Alne, near York)
    Scripture c1955

  • "Charlie" Gordon W G Cass

    Maths, Geography 1936 - 1972

  • Mr William Henry Cass ARCM LRAM (Charlie's father; he died 4 July,1962)

    Piano, Music, Algebra, Violin 1936 - (at least 1956 as a teacher)

  • Mr Collins

    Algebra and Book-keeping
  • Mr Salvatore Corasi

    French

    Mr Corasi was, I believe, a teacher who went from school to school during the working day. The Electoral Roll shows that both he and his wife, Ellen Friend Corasi, were Language Teachers. Although Italian, he taught French at Norwood. The Harrogate Herald of 26 September,1956, reported his death:
    CORASI - On September 25, 1956, at 27 Cold Bath Road, Harrogate, Salvatore, the dearly loved husband of Ellen Corasi. Requiem Mass at St Robert's, 7.30am, Friday, September 28th. Interment at Stonefall at 10.30am

School photo of 1947
  • Miss or Mrs Corasi

    French, Art 1960s

  • Mr Kenneth A Crowther

    Chemistry (in evening classes) 1948 - 1956

    In no.5 issue of The Rocket:

    "In further development of our Science side, Major Leathley has now been joined by Mr Crowther (B.Sc.(Vict.)) and the times for Physics and Chemistry have been entirely rearranged.
    We extend a hearty welcome to Mr Crowther and hope he will long remain with us."


School photo of 1954


1956 Sports Day
photo by Tony Eden

  • Mr "Tommy" J Forsyth

    History & English Literature

    Apparently, Tommy came to Norwood after retiring as a Headmaster at a Starbeck school

    See separate page for more photos

  • Rev. Goodwin
    (from Meanwood, Leeds)
    RI
  • Mr Henry Inchcape Hall

    Science

  • Mrs Joan M Hammond (latterly, Mallet) LRAM LGSM

    English Literature 1946 - 1948 & 1950 to 19?

    See separate page for more photos of Joan Hammond

    Joan died in 2008.


School photo of 1954

  • Mr Harold G Hessay
    Nature Study, Biology 1951 -

    Mr Hessay came to Norwood in c1951 with the exodus of boys from New House College, Franklin Rd.

    See separate page for more photos of Harold Hessay

  • Mr Peter Hindle

    French c1963 - 1966



At the 1956 Sports Day

Photo by Tony Eden

  • Mrs Margaret Jones

    wife of Sidney Jones
    Photo by Vollans of Knaresborough

  • Major Leathley

    Physics

    (in evening classes) 1947 -
    In no.5 issue of The Rocket:

    "In further development of our Science side, Major Leathley has now been joined by Mr Crowther (B.Sc.(Vict.)) and the times for Physics and Chemistry have been entirely rearranged.
    We extend a hearty welcome to Mr Crowther and hope he will long remain with us."

  • Miss G Lesley

    Lower School, Arkela
    Left in July,1946

  • Mrs E M Pemsel

    Art, Handicraft 1946 - 1949?

    Son, Michael, attended Norwood

    There is mention of a mural painted by Oliver Pemsel in 1977 on the Pannal Village web site


School photo of 1949
  • Mrs Peters

    1946 -

  • Mr Sheriden

    Art 1953(?) - 1955

School photo of 1953
  • Mr A Simpson

    Cricket coach 1949

School photo of 1950
  • Mr Spencely

    Geography

  • Staff Sgt-Major Harold Styan APTS BBB of C

    Gym and the dreaded Indian Clubs!

    See more about Mr Styan on the Gym & Mr Styan page


School photo of 1960

  • Rev Westcott

    Scripture

    Son, Stephen, attended Norwood


School photo of 1949
  • Mrs Westcott

    Scripture

    Son, Stephen, attended Norwood


School photo of 1949
  • Miss Whiteside (part-time)

    French

  • Mr H Wright

    From September,1946 -

  • Mrs Wright

    1947 -