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David Richards, former Headmaster

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We are saddened to have heard the news that David Richards, a former Headmaster of The Portsmouth Grammar School, has passed away peacefully on Friday 6 January, aged 85 years. The Portsmouth Grammar School owes an enormous debt to David’s leadership between 1975 and 1983 for helping to create the thriving independent and co-educational school that we are today. David moved to Portsmouth in 1975 with his wife, Margaret, and three young children at a time when the school’s Direct Grant status was under threat. He led the school towards full independence the following year at the same time as…

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