Were you a Mayfield School student? Here are 48 retro photos from the 90s and 00s

Mayfield School is set to be demolished after it was deemed 'financially unviable' to modernise the current building.

Saturday, 21st September 2019, 10:50 am
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Mayfield School

Attempts to save the 'iconic' 1930s facade have proved to be unsuccessful and a new £22m school will be built in its place. We decided to look back through The News’s archives to find old pictures from the 1990s and 2000s at the school. Click through to see them all! And see if you can spot yourself. 

Ian Cox headteacher at Mayfield School with pupils in a mathematics class in January 2003
Head teacher Ian Cox with pupils Loise Crawford and Sam Rogers lay a wreath at the Mayfield School War Memorial.

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Joe Hinks from Mayfield School won the Young Person of the Year Award - at the time he wanted to become a marine biologist
Mayfield School team (left to right) Jamie Hide (15), Richard Semadeni (14), Daniel Lee (14) and Michael Angus (14) with their craft compte in the Royal Navy Challenge for Schools in 2005.
Police passive drug detection dog Jerry takes it easy as his handler PC Neil Bell talks to year 9 pupils at Mayfield School about enforcement of drug laws and the consequences to offenders in 2005
Derek Trimmer, the new headteacher of Mayfield School in Portsmouth in January 2004.
Heidi Smith as Widow Corney, Brendan Brophy as Oliver and Tyler Davis-Smith playing Mr Bumble, rehearsing for their production of 'Oliver' at Mayfield School in 2003
Kris Watts as Fagin and Michael Pratt as Oliver and Rowan Bastable as Artful Dodger, rehearsing for their production of 'Oliver' at Mayfield School in 2003
Adam Emberson playing Bill Sykes and Hannah Golledge playing Nancy, rehearsing for their production of 'Oliver' at Mayfield School in 2003
Rio, star of TV Gladiators, visits Mayfield School in Portsmouth as part of the SPARKS initiative to raise money for charity in July, 2001
Mayfield School headteacher Derek Trimmer with students after the school received a donation in 2005.
Mayfield School students Charlotte Downs and Colin Hudson spoke to Cathy Caws about cash incentives for A levels in 2004.
Mayfield School students spoke to Cathy Caws about cash incentives for A levels in 2004
Lauren Wallace (16), Paul Clements (17) and Amy Devine (14) who take the principal roles in Anything Goes, pictured at rehearsals in Mayfield School in May 2004.
Lorin Sulaiman (14) receives a welcome back hug from best friend Sharon Thomas (14) watched by school friends, Kirsty Squires, Joshua Breach, Jess Randle, Tom Ross, Sarah Monnier, Katie Newell and Kirsty Elstone outside Mayfield School in 2004
Lorin Sulaiman (14) receives a welcome back hug from best friend Sharon Thomas (14) watched by school friends, Kirsty Squires, Joshua Breach, Jess Randle, Tom Ross, Sarah Monnier, Katie Newell and Kirsty Elstone outside Mayfield School in 2004
Students at Mayfield School rehearsing their routines for Rock Challenge event in 2003.
Students at Mayfield School rehearsing their routines for Rock Challenge event in 2003.
Students at Mayfield School rehearsing their routines for Rock Challenge event in 2003.
Mary Carrigan who was then head of maths at Mayfield School in North End gives after hours tuition to (left), Bhajan Sohel and Vanessa Ward who are both fifteen in March 1999.
Mayfield School pupils take Harry Potter mannequins to Ottakers bookshop (left to right), Paul Wright (14), Ollie Dowdeswell (14), Alan Todd (13), Gemma Taylor (14), Samsul Chowdhury (14), and Subir Uddin (14) in 2003.
Pupils from Mayfield School in Portsmouth take their Harry Potter mannequins to Ottakers bookshop in Portsmouth (left to right), Paul Wright (14), Ollie Dowdeswell (14), Alan Todd (13), and Subir Uddin (14) in 2003.
Samsul Chowdury (14), who is a pupil at Mayfield School gets to know a Harry Potter mannequin at Ottakers bookshop in Portsmouth in 2003
Children from the Chinese Sunday School at Mayfield School wait to perform a dance in 2003
Children from the Chinese Sunday School at Mayfield School wait to perform a dance in 2003
Children from the Chinese Sunday School at Mayfield School wait to perform a dance in 2003
Josh Breach (14), Sion Reynolds (35), Head of Citizenship, with Perry Ralls (14) at Mayfield School in June 2005.
Teacher Kerrie Paskins with 11 year old pupils Joe Windebank (right) and Sam Deacon (left) attending summer English lessons at Mayfield School in 2003
PC Marcus Cator and pupil Lisa Graham with (l-r) Dave Worsick community warden, pupils Daniel Frampton, Mark Green and Curtis Beynon, Derek Trimmer head of Mayfield School and PC Steve Hawkins outside Mayfield School in 2006.
(L-R) Daniel Frampton, Dave Worsick community warden, Lisa Graham, Mark Green and Curtis Beynon, Derek Trimmer, headteacher, PC's Steve Hawkins PC and Marcus Cator outside Mayfield School in 2006.
Derek Trimmer (42), headteacher with (l-r) PC Marcus Cator, Dave Worsick community warden, Daniel Frampton, Mark Green, Curtis Beynon and Lisa Graham and PC Steve Hawkins outside Mayfield School in 2006.
Pupils from Mayfield School in Portsmouth who are travelling to Fratton Park to fund the schools attempts at getting specialist status as a performing arts centre in 2006
Year 11 Mayfield School pupils (l-r) Laura Barrett, Jasmin Eames , Leigh Stedman, Jade Perriman, Jade Plowman in 2006
Mayfield School pupils (left to right), Daniel Cracknell and Tommy Spurgin, get to work on an encrusted iron work during visit to Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth with conservator Sue Bickerton in 2006.
Mayfield School pupils experimenting with gold coins
A Year 7 English class in Mayfield School in 2007.
A Year 7 English class in Mayfield School in 2007.
Mayfield School pupils (l-r) Charlie Dearlove, Sophie Peach, Tom Essery and Kirsty Simmons get a chance to get into the minds of Shakespearian characters during a drama workshop focused on plays they are studying for English exams in 2007
Year 8 children from Mayfield School visited the Royal Naval Museum in September 2007.
Mayfield School pupils (L-R) Leo Westbury, Sam Baker, Claire Smith, Chloe Dixon and Danny Nutbeam 11 in 2007.
Mayfield School pupils Danny Nutbeam, (L-R) Chloe Dixon, Sam Baker, Leo Westbury and Claire Smith in 2007.
Linvoy Primus with Mayfield School students at his book signing in the school library.
Emily Cornell and Lewis White make smoothies with their teacher Beth Childs at Mayfield School in 2008.
Mayfield School's production of Sweet Charity in June 2009.
Pupils from Mayfield School attend their school leaver's prom in July 2009.
Pupils from Mayfield School attend their school leaver's prom in July 2009.