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by janet on 7 February 2012 · 0 comments

Eva Savage: Half a century in Walkern School

Extract from an article in the May 1972 issue of the Walkern Journal

Of the several claims to fame of Miss Eva Savage, who can boast the wise age of 87 years, perhaps the greatest is that she worked for over half a century teaching in a single school ? and of course it was our own Walkern School! And who would have thought in these days of educational ?enlightenment? that during Eva Savage?s childhood the school starting age was not 5, not 4, but only 3 years; even that was not early enough for young Eva who, we are told, grew fed up with staying at home and started her own schooling at 2

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