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Once a Red Maid, always a Red Maid

An ongoing collection of school-day memories from across the generations. We welcome your recollections of schooldays to add to this section.

Reporting at the dawn of the Swinging Sixties

The 2020 edition of our magazine included early career memories by a journalist, Katherine Barrie, who joined the Western Daily Press soon after leaving Red Maids’. Today’s budding journalists will be amused – and surprised – at the attitudes of   Read more

Life at school in 1891

The range of subjects available at school is amazing, but just imagine what Red Maids from Victorian times might think if they could come back today!   Read more