Old Burwoodian Association

1955 – 1996 Secondary school in Walton-on-Thames

Burwood Park School was a secondary school in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, for deaf pupils, almost all of whom went into full-time employment and most of whom undertook further education. Later Norfolk House sixth form college was added.

Videos Part 7

20. Runner Beans

The only experiment with time-lapse photography, done by Timothy Humpherson and Dave Longworth.


21. 1984: Schleswig

The first visit, by Form 2, to Schleswig with Mr Sayer.  This was an experimental ‘deaf schools’ exchange’, financed by Rotary International, instituted by Dr Lancet of the Esher Rotary Club.  As it was a complete success this became a regular annual fixture, 11 further visits being made, though subsequently by Form 3s.  You see Mr Ramcke, Mr Sayer’s friend who did all the organising in Schleswig, and Mr Molkentin, the Schleswig Rotary representative.  The film was made by John Brownlie, single – handed, using the school video camera.