Grange Hill

Monday, September 15, 2008 by · 7 Comments 

At long last the country’s number one failing school has finally, finally, been closed down. Read more

School’s out forever

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 by · Comments Off 

It won’t surprise many to read that two days shy of its 30th birthday Grange Hill has been axed. Increasingly out of place on BBC1 – in fact, the last series didn’t even graduate from the CBBC channel to terrestrial – it’s perhaps a mercy killing, what with the revamped “The Grange” media centre-led series currently in production at Lime Pictures, awkwardly shoe-horning primary school kids into the format. Read more

School’s out forever?

Monday, July 9, 2007 by · Comments Off 

It was a regular part of the “new season” trails, that first look at the upcoming term in Grange Hill. I’ve vague memories of one with the kids mucking about on a bus, which revealed Gonch had grown up a helluva lot during the holidays. Why this reverie? Because it’s something that didn’t happen this year. Read more