KB Project The Symphony

John Lennon at Quarry Bank High School 1952-1957. John started in September 1952 in Quarry Bank High School. The school was founded in 1922 and was rated just as highly as The Liverpool Institute where Paul McCartney and George Harrison started a few years later.

Of John s best friends from Dovendale Primary Pete Shotton and Ivan Vaughan only Pete started on Quarry Bank High School.

Besides, why tell again my own sorrows. Why count over my troubles. Why weave the thread of my miseries anew. Ye know them more fully than I myself. I, pursued to the death by my stepfather, scorned by my mother, spat upon by friends, have passed my years in pitiable wise, and my days in adversity; and my insecure life has teemed with fear and perils.