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#ThrowBackThursdays #1- Pictures of Ballard throughout the ages

December 3, 2015

Over the past few weeks we have been posting some pictures and short snippets about parts of our Ballard School past. We have linked this in with the hashtag ‘#ThrowBackThursday’ or #TBT as it has become. This is weekly social media posting trend and hashtag game that users participate in to share and look back fondly on some of their favourite memories – hence the “throwback” theme. (attrib.)

Here at Ballard School we post our images on Facebook, with some tweets as well, letting people know to look on our Facebook page for more information.

If you haven’t had a chance to look on either our Facebook or Twitter sites, then you can see our posts here. We aim to put something out every week (on a Thursday, of course!) and provide a snapshot into our heritage and past here at what is now Ballard School. Enjoy.



For this week’s #ThrowbackThursday we are showcasing the old dining room. Edinburgh House School used what is now the…

Posted by Ballard School on Thursday, 12 November 2015


We love #ThrowbackThursday. This week it’s all sport…The gymnasium of Edinburgh House built by Great Ballard in 1924…

Posted by Ballard School on Thursday, 19 November 2015


Our present school house was built in 1904, by an American family called Ubsdell. We have some superb features in and…

Posted by Ballard School on Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Our Twitter post puts it like this…


#ThrowBackThursday this week focuses on one of the cups we have: We have a silver jug presented to Edinburgh House…

Posted by Ballard School on Thursday, 26 November 2015

And finally our most recent post – you can just imagine sitting back in one of the armchairs near the fire. Today we don’t have a lit fire, but there are chairs to relax in, wait for an appointment in and browse our ‘Ballard in the Press’ folder among other things.


#ThrowBackThursday – The Hall in the Main houseA visitor this week commented on how much of a home the school felt….

Posted by Ballard School on Thursday, 3 December 2015

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