John D Clark (Headmaster, Malsis School 1975-1994)

posted Apr 1, 2015, 2:59 AM by Tim Birdsall   [ updated Apr 2, 2015, 1:44 AM ]
Pam & John Clark

Born in Long Preston in Ribblesdale, son of a Brigadier, Old Sedberghian John Clark came to Malsis in September, 1961 after investigating the possibility when at Durham University of entering the world of what were then Approved Schools.  A lack of interest shown in him by the maintained sector led to him ringing Bernard Gadney to ask if he could have an interview.  Bernard suggested he should be with him by 9.00 the following morning and he had the job shortly after 11.00...