A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Headteacher Springfield School
Ian Cordingley
5th September 1950 - 2nd April 2010

A grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands

Ian was a well respected headteacher at Springfield Special School for 16 years. His aspirations for the children and young people in his care removed the boundaries of disability. When he moved into a consultancy role in 2006 he took up the challenge of promoting equality of educational opportunities for all irrespective of ability or disability. He will be sorely missed.

From the staff and pupils of Springfield School.

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Only recently heard that Ian, my fellow Yorkshire student at UCL, had died. Last saw him at reunion 1997. Many happy memories of a funny and faithful friend and belated sympathy to all Ian's family.

Donated by Claire (Habron) Binns

3rd March 2018

Still missing you, love us lot X

Donated by Julie Cordingley

8th April 2013

You broke our hearts when you left us, still love you madly Julie, Becka, Jamie & Reece

Donated by Mrs J Cordingley

3rd April 2012

Love and miss you. Julie, Becka, Jamie, Reece

4th April 2011

To a much loved and missed Son in Law. Your memory will live on. You are in our thoughts, Alice and Dereck

Donated by Mrs J Cordingley

22nd September 2010

Dear Becka, Julie, James and Reece, wishing you all the strength you need to live without your husband, father and grandfather. We admire your positivity! Arnold & Sonja from Maastricht, The Netherlands

Donated by Speth

16th September 2010

Uncle Ian (Clian) Think of you everyday. Love and miss you always. Aimee and Andy Xxx

Donated by Aimee Procter

26th August 2010

Ian, If your funeral was anything to go by, I can see another Sherwood Forest being planted here. We miss you but the flowers you planted in our front garden remind us of you each day. George & Chris

Donated by George Rimmer

24th August 2010

Birthday Rememberances of a much loved son and brother. Mum & Margaret

Donated by Mrs M A Procter

24th August 2010

Much loved and missed. Julie, Becka, Jamie, Reece, Mum Anne, Margaret, Malcolm, Aimee and Andy

23rd August 2010

Donated by Mrs Carolyn Downing

26th July 2010

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The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Ian Cordingley's grove
Trees in this grove: 57

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