1 I found reference to the fact that a founding member of staff, JCE Wren, was a descendant of Sir Christopher Wren.
2 A new obituary:
GARDINER, Percy Alec. 1929-ca 1937. M.C., B.A. (French) (University College, London), MEd (Nottingham). b 15 November 1918, Stapleford; d 29 October 2008, Scarborough. 1939 enlisted Sherwood Foresters; commissioned 1942, Leicestershire Regiment, T/Capt 1945. M.C. gazetted 3 May 1945 for ‘gallant and distinguished services in North-West Europe’. Assistant Master, Ilkeston Grammar School 1948-1950, Manchester Grammar School, 1950-1954 (French, English and RI); Founder Headmaster. Boreham Wood Grammar School. 1954-1961. Head, Scarborough High School for Boys, 1961-1974. First principal of Scarborough Sixth Form College, 1974-1979. Organist, Scalbv Methodist Church for 25 years.