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This week Alsop has issued a special medal to commemorate the school centenary in 2019. The medal is a replica of medals issued to countless generations students since 1919.
The medal was launched at a special meeting of students, staff and residents, who gathered to plan a special programme of events, to commemorate this important milestone. Students were delighted that former Headteacher, Mr Phil Jamieson, OBE, attended and is keen to be involved in the celebrations.
Mr Mangan, Headteacher comments:
“2019 provides a fantastic opportunity for Alsop to celebrate the 100 th anniversary of delivering quality educational opportunities for young people in north Liverpool. As a school we are extremely proud of the achievements of successive generations of students and the impact they have had in Liverpool and beyond.”
Alsop was founded in 1919, and moved to the Queens Drive site in 1926. The school is named after Mr James Willcox Alsop, OBE who was chair of Liverpool Education Committee. The school has several notable Alumni including: Jimmy Mulville; Pete Wylie; Alexei Sayle; Colin Parry; Monsignor Keith Newton and Lawrence Kenwright,
During the centenary year, the school aim to organise a number of activities, social events and celebrations. Alsop is inviting all past students, staff members, governors, community members, parents and anyone who has been through their doors to get in touch and share their memories.