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MOYSE, Alan Richmond to Main Staff Index
born: 15-Nov-1927
died: Apr-1993

joined: 6-Sep-1954 (SSGTSFB)
left: 31-Mar-1960 (Kenton Comprehensive)

"Big Moysie" was a student at the South Shields High School for Boys from 1938 to 1945. Whilst there, he appeared on stage as Dick Deadeye in the school's production of HMS Pinafore.

He excelled in sports, becoming captain of the Rugby and Cricket teams, as well as School Captain. Outside the school he played rugby for Westoe RFC and Durham, and cricket for South Shields, and tried out as a goal-keeper for Middeslborough Football Club.

After leaving school, he studied for his BA in Modern History (with Economics, French and Latin as subsidary subjects) at King's College, Newcastle, which he gained in 1948. He did a further year at King's for his Diploma in Education.

His first teaching post was Redwell County Secondary School, which he joined in September, 1951. Three years later, in 1954 he joined the teaching staff of South Shields Grammar-Technical School for Boys, leaving in 1960 to a position as Senior House Master at Kenton Comprehensive School in Newcastle.

Alan Moyse (brother of Eric Moyse, who helped organise the 2002 school reunion) died in April, 1993.

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