Southern Grammar School For Boys Portsmouth 1888-1975

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This website, which has been developed by former pupils of the Southern Grammar School for Boys, Portsmouth (Old Secundrians), records the history of the school from its inception in 1888 until 1975 when, under UK government reforms, it became a comprehensive school.

Our aim is to develop the site using contributions from many former pupils and staff - not just one or two individuals - and we seek your active involvement in this respect; there is more about that in the Old Secundrians and Contributors sections. Having found your way to the site we very much hope that you will now take the next step by getting involved and let us have your contribution.

Latest News

2019 Dinner Update

The 2019 Dinner will be held on Friday 10th May 2019 at the Brookfield Hotel, Emsworth. Note your diaries NOW!

Brockenhurst Evacuation

On Tusday 22nd August 2017 a plaque was placed in Brockenhurst Village Hall expressing gratitude to the Brockenhurst County School and the people of Broockenhurst and environs for their help and solace duting the School's evacutation from Portsmouth between 1939 and 1944. A report and images of the event are available here and under the School/Evacuation menu heading.