Westbourne opened the doors to students in September 1939.  The first day was postponed as a result of the announcement of World War II. Mr Mapp, one of our English teachers produced a timeline that gives an interesting account about what life was like at Westbourne during World War II.

Follow this link to read his document

There have also been two previous articles in the Ipswich Star which included ex-pupils memories of life at the school during WW2, you can see them via the links below:

Download the Ipswich Star article – November 2007

Download the Ipswich Star article – September 2009