So the new could be born… The Passing of a Country Grammar School

375652_peter_housden_cover_webAPS is offering a free eBook by Peter Housden, formerly a senior civil servant in the Department of Education and in the Scottish Government.

The short work examines the decline of Market Drayton Grammar School in Shropshire and its subsequent replacement by The Grove Comprehensive School. The author tells his story through his own experiences as well as historical records and the recollections of others.

The book can be downloaded for free, in various formats, from APS.

You can read a review by Mary Beard in the Times Literary Supplement.