100th birthday celebrations for former Chichester and Bognor Regis teacher

A former teacher who taught children across the Chichester and Bognor Regis areas has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 1:08 pm

Bracklesham’s Molly Pope (née Sprent) spent most of her teaching career at Westloats Lane Secondary School for Girls in Bognor Regis in the 1950s, but after having her own children she taught part-time at several other schools in the Witterings, Singleton, Walberton and Mundham during the 1970s and 1980s.

Since she retired Molly has been an active member of the Wittering Quilters, and also took up short-mat bowls to keep fit.

Molly keeps up-to-date with family and friends on her iPad – and on April 13 she received a video of birthday messages from nearly 70 of them from around the world as Covid restrictions prevented her hosting a party.

Retired teacher Molly Pope celebrated her 100th birthday on April 13
Retired teacher Molly Pope celebrated her 100th birthday on April 13

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Retired teacher Molly Pope celebrated her 100th birthday on April 13

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