It perhaps seems strange to think of a sport like boxing being one of the key physical activities taking place at Moor Allerton. But it was, certainly up until at least 1948, as this ticket shows. Did you box for or against Moor Allerton, or maybe you had a parent or grandparent who did? We’d love to find out more…

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1948_SchoolInspection_ImageWe’re sure that a chill runs down the collective spines of the school staff whenever it’s time for the dreaded school inspection! Well, it was no different way back in 1948, when the Ministry of Education sent in the inspectors to Moor Allerton. As we can see from their report, there were no problems, and the report provides an intriguing snapshot of the school at that time.