Do you remember St Luke's School in Portsmouth? Here are 39 throwback photos from the lost school

St Luke’s School was a Portsmouth institution for nearly 150 years.

Monday, 23rd September 2019, 7:00 am
St Luke's School in 2006. Pupils l-r Hannah Roberts, Katherine Johnson, Liaqat Ali, Sarah King, Thamanna Begum, Emrah Curuk, Sarwar Hussain, Madiain Alhabsi.
St Luke's School in 2006. Pupils l-r Hannah Roberts, Katherine Johnson, Liaqat Ali, Sarah King, Thamanna Begum, Emrah Curuk, Sarwar Hussain, Madiain Alhabsi.

Founded in 1865, it remained in Hyde Park Road in Southsea until it was closed and replaced by Ark Charter Academy which opened in 2009. We decided to dive back into The News archives and pick 39 throwback pictures from the school. Can you spot yourself? 

St Luke's students Emma Hobbs and Siriwan Harper receive awards during the school's prize-giving at the Guildhall.
Pupils, teachers and dignitaries attend St Luke's School prize-giving at the Guildhall.

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Pupils of St Luke's School perform a scene from their Rock Challenge entry.
St Luke's pupils hard at work in 2000 during an RE class under the guidance of their teacher Sue Whewell
St Luke's pupils hard at work in 2000 during an RE class under the guidance of their teacher Sue Whewell
Sign outside St Luke's School in Portsmouth
Future prime minister and then shadow education secretary Theresa May visiting St Luke's School in 2005.
(l-r) Anne Hinks, Rebecca Waterman, Chelsea Willett, Kerry Mellor and Leah O'Brien rehearse for the final of the Rock Challenge competition after St Luke's School made it through the first heat of the competition in 2005.
Radwan Miah takes advantage of the new gymnasium at St Luke's School in Portsmouth in 2001
St Luke's School students in 2001 (l-r) Sarah Guy-Hawthorne, Gemma White, Lee Nolan, Donna Haskedd
Third year boys at St Luke's School in Portsmouth in 1938
St Luke's School students (left) Amie Gissing, Dannielle Arnold, Elissa Churchill, Shakira McGeady and Phillippa Draper all from St Lukes School waiting for HRH Prince Andrew on the Millennium Promenade, Old Portsmouth in 2001
Prince Andrew talking to children from St Luke's School, in on the Millenium promenade, Old Portsmouth in 2001.
Duke of York arrives for a visit at St Luke's School in 2001.
Dave Carson teaches a year 8 class about volcanoes in a Geography class at St Luke's School in 2004.
Dave Carson teaches a year 8 class about volcanoes in a Geography class at St Luke's School in 2004.
Dave Carson teaches a year 8 class about volcanoes in a Geography class at St Luke's School in 2004.
Dave Carson teaches a year 8 class about volcanoes in a Geography class at St Luke's School in 2004
Dave Carson teaches a year 8 class about volcanoes in a Geography class at St Luke's School in 2004
St Luke's pupils (left) Fay Madden and (right) Liaquat Ali with some of their work in 2003.
Pupils from St Luke's School took part in a challenge to run their own catering companies to get a flavour of the work that goes on behind the scenes at school proms in 2006
Pupils from St Luke's School took part in a challenge to run their own catering companies to get a flavour of the work that goes on behind the scenes at school proms in 2006
PCSO Des Pearson eats his lunch together with St Luke's pupil Terry Hayward in 2007
St Luke's School pupil Gulbach Nazari in 2007.
St. Luke's School Head Chef Trigger Rogers won two national catering awards for the new menu he has introduced in 2006.
Community Warden Mary Lawson with St Luke's pupils Liam Bellis and Joe Russell in 2007.
St Luke's School attend their prom in July 2006 - (l-r) Hannah Roberts, Sam Hopkins, Danielle Jervis, Emma Spratt, Katherine Johnson, Charlotte Thomson.
St Luke's School in 2006. Pupils l-r Hannah Roberts, Katherine Johnson, Liaqat Ali, Sarah King, Thamanna Begum, Emrah Curuk, Sarwar Hussain, Madiain Alhabsi.
Pupils from St Lukes School, Portsmouth picked to sing in the O2 Arena as backing vocals for Foreigner in 2007.
Pupils from St Luke's School, Portsmouth picked to sing in the O2 Arena as backing vocals for Foreigner in 2007.
Twins Francesca and Kate Packer work on their three core subjects with teacher Sue Wright at St Luke's School in 2008
Daniel Wakelin and Emrah Yildiz work on their three core subjects with teacher Sue Wright at St Luke's School in 2008
St Luke's School in 1952
St Luke's School in 1937
Military band visit St Luke's School in 2008.
Military band visit St Luke's School in 2008.
These children were actually glad to back at lessons when St Luke's School reopened in late September 1939
St Luke's School choir in the Wesley Central Hall, Portsmouth.
Then shadow schools minister Nick Gibb(second left) is shown around St Luke's School by head teacher Krysia Butwilowska(left) and deputy head Ewan Scott(right) in September 2008.