But yesterday, whilst out for my (doctor's orders) stroll, I came upon this sign which I managed to photograph with my newly acquired iPod Touch.
Just these two signs standing each side of the above
In the thirty or so years that I've lived in the area, the size of both schools has roughly doubled with extra classrooms being added. Now some of the land is to be used for building, apparently to fund additions to the schools.
So there is now less than half the amount of land available, per pupil, that the school founders considered necessary all those years ago.
So much for the Government's statement that they are to stop selling off school land and encouraging more sport as part of our Olympic legacy.