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Paula Harrington (back row, far right)
"Coloma's special brand of magic!" Reflections by Paula Harrington (1966-1972)

"I'm often struck by how Coloma is tightly woven into the tapestry of my life". A moving account of how Coloma has enriched Paula's life. Reflections … More...

Pupils from the 1990's
25 YEARS LATER.... What do our 1990's pupils remember as their best moments at school?

We spoke to them to find out. From warm sausage rolls to star's what they said. More...

Memory Lane
Introducing 120 years of Coloma archives for our online community!

You're a few clicks away from enjoying a trip down memory lane..... More...

Viviene Risack
As another school year draws to an end

Pupils leave now with photos and videos but in 1932 they wrote poems when leaving school. Viviene's Risack's family have kindly shared with us some lo… More...

Poem written by Audrey Chitty, Form 4L, 1946
A love of shopping!

As the shops re-open this week, we can see that our love of browsing the shops was echoed in the sentiments of this poem by former Coloma pupil, post … More...

Poem written by Jean Scopes, 1946, Form 1A
Something from the past for the present day

During the COVID-19 Lockdown, our appreciation for gardens and outdoor space and all things close to us has been very evident. This lovely poem sums t… More...

Celebrating 70 Years of Friendship

A lovely letter from former pupil Ann Cootes, thanking Mrs Ryan for the school opportunity that lead to 70 years of friendship across generations. More...

VE Day 75 Years
Former Pupil, Mavis Lilian Batey, MBE, WWII Code-breaker and Garden Historian

Mavis Lilian Batey, MBE (née Lever; 5 May 1921 – 12 November 2013), attended Coloma in the 1930s and was one of the leading female codebreakers at Ble… More...

Record of Achievement Folder
Remember these?

If you are using your lockdown as an opportunity to clear out your house, then you may well stumble across some old school memorabilia! More...

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