Photos you'll only understand if you were a Matthew Murray High School pupil

These photos are sure to evoke memories for former pupils at Matthew Murray High School in Leeds.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Friday, 22nd November 2019, 2:27 pm
Do these photos of Matthew Murray High School spark memories?
Do these photos of Matthew Murray High School spark memories?

Thousands of pupils were educated through the years at the school on Brown Lane, Holbeck before it closed and was demolished in the mid-2000s. Were you one of them? We hope these photos plucked from the YEP archive spark some memories of growing up. READ MORE: 28 never seen before photos of Holbeck through the years

This is Mathew Murray High School in the year it first opened its doors to pupils.
England won the World Cup and this class at Matthew Murray posed for a photo.

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Do you recognise any of these pupils?
We have no idea why these pupils were giving the thumbs down to the camera.
Skools out for these Matthew Murray High pupils in the mid-1980s.
Matthew Murray pupils form a giant Comic Relief face in the playground.
Do you remember Lorna Anne Clear? She was nominated for Teacher of the Year.
She won the The Guardian award for Outstanding new Teacher. Did you have her for lessons back in the day?
Students could take first year degree course at their own school. Back row: Helen Cole, Emdadur Rahman, Shelly Thorton, Dawn Houghton & Alesica Adam. Front row: Sheriden Newling, Katy Burton, Barbara Trayer & Samantha Spencer
The rugby team at Matthew Murray which won the under 16's Leeds Cup. The team did not win a match for three years or even score a try for two.
Remember Matthew Murray deputy headteacher Mike Burt?
Matthew Murray pupils Louise Vause (left) and Emmie Wai leave school with Christmas food parcels for pensioners in Holbeck.
Matthew Murray students editing their paper at the YEP. Pictured, from left, Lucy Halloway, Susan Scriven, Bridget Redfearn and Amanda Leeming.
These Matthew Murray pupils were taking part in a new 'Arts For Life' course. Pictured, left to right, Damien Ackroyd, Sam Manson, Kiiam Vennard and Liaqual Ali.