Paul Thornhill obituary

Paul Thornhill 1934-2011, painting by Hester Berry

Paul Thornhill, former Brereton Housemaster and genuine WBS legend, sadly passed away in May 2011. As a fitting tribute, Paul Berry has written a heartwarming obituary chronicling his – sometimes “colourful” – life at WBS. “Paul Thornhill was appointed to teach handicrafts at West Buckland in 1967 after 10 years teaching at Scargill School in Derbyshire, shortly before W.B. faced the threat of closure….” Click here to read the full article The article is illustrated by a stunning painting by Hester Berry.

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