Southern Grammar School For Boys Portsmouth 1888-1975

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Welcome

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

Recent Deaths

Ron Male had enjoyed the Old Secundrians' reunions until he became incapacitated by Dementia. Sadly he passed away 12th April 2019 in a nursing home aged 95. He was one of the oldest members along with the late Jack Restall with whom he was at school.

2019 Dinner Update

The 2019 Dinner is on Friday 10th May 2019 at the Brookfield Hotel, Emsworth. Places are still available - it's not too late!