• The Elliott School Website

    For all ex pupils

  • The Elliott School Website

    Teachers and Staff

  • The Elliott School Website

    Putney and Southfields

  • The Elliott School Website

    We have Pictures, Videos and School Magazines

  • The Elliott School Website

    We have Teacher and Notable Pupil Lists

  • The Elliott School Website

    Please share your Memories and Recollections

  • The Elliott School Website

    Please send us your copies of pictures and documents

Welcome to the Elliottonian Web Site

Welcome to the Elliottonian Web Site. This site is for the enjoyment of anyone who was associated with the Iconic Elliott School (now the Ark Putney Academy). This may include Teachers, Pupils and Staff. Although the Elliott School most of us knew was located at Putney (for over fifty years), its roots lay in Southfields and are over one hundred years old. I have resisted the temptation to present a 'flashy' web site, opting instead for an easy to follow, link driven layout. Above you will find links to the relevant sections of the site, these may be further divided depending on content. The website can be viewed on a smart-phone, but works much better on a large tablet, laptop or PC

With the advent of Social Media information that used to appear here about things like reunions etc. have moved to the more immediate platforms like Facebook. This website now (2023) is more about keeping alive the memory of an important School that sadly is no longer with us. Be warned the website is very large as there is a lot of pictures, reference magazines, databases and some quite long videos, so please bookmark the site and come back often.

Please remember if you were involved with the Elliott I am always are looking for any old school pictures, Publications, Form Pictures etc. So please think of us next time you are up in the loft having a clear out. Also if you want to send us your written memories we will try and publish them here. Send everything to andy@AndyLambert.com

About images: This website has a growing collection of named image, if anyone wants their image, or name removed they should contact me at the email address below. This website has been given permission to reuse many of the images on this website only, anyone copying them and using them elsewhere is infringing this right unless they themselves are the copyright holder, or have their permission. In simple terms please don’t copy and put them on Facebook, Twitter, or other websites until you have checked that we can give you that right, or there is a very real chance that you could end up being sued by the copyright holder, or worse (as has just happened) their 'money-grabbing' agent!

The website is Sponsored by my company My Tracking Service. It was designed and is maintained by Andy Lambert (Pupil 1958-63) with much help and guidance from others and especially Edmund Hodges (Teacher 1958-85) Who are both happy to hear from former 'inmates' Email: andy@AndyLambert.com

The Assembly Hall

Designed in the fifties and clearly influenced by the Royal Festival Hall design.

South East Entrance

This entrance closest to Putney Heath used by Pupils arriving from the Green Man.

Truly Comprehensive

One of the first UK Comprehensives, it was extremely well equipped.

Southfield's Elliott

Southfields Elliott was also very progressive for its time.

Gym Corridor

The connecting Corridor polished by unknown numbers of plimsolls.


The well-equipped engineering workshops no longer surviving.

Official Entrance

Then as it is now, this is the Official Entrance to the Building

Spiral Staircase

The two iconic Spiral Staircases that lead to the top floor.

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