Mr Garfield

Position: Caretaker
School Days
: 1978-1980

Mid-50s, archetypal bad-tempered school janitor who had already worked at Grange Hill for many years before we picked up the story. Mr Garfield wasn't called "Hitler" for nothing - he'd be forever confronting pupils for being where they shouldn't or using the wrong entrance. As far as he was concerned the teachers were no better - leaving pupils unsupervised in the school pool or allowing the pool itself to get into disrepair. Garfield found Mr Llewelyn hard to work with - the six-day timetable was a headache for him. "I knew where I was with Mr Starling", he once famously moaned.

MR GARFIELD'S SCHOOL REPORT
Series 1: Mr Garfield is the first Grange Hill character to be seen. He clashes with Mr Malcolm when he leaves the first years unsupervised in the school pool. He does not take kindly to Mr Malcolm's suggestion that he had neglected the state of the pool itself!

Series 2: The six-day week prompts Mr Garfield to wish his former boss, Mr Starling, had never left. Garfield has to help storm the secretary's office when SAG occupy it.

Series 3: Mr Garfield is put on gate duty in a bid to stop a spate of bicycle thefts from the playground. He gets verbal from Duane when he arrives late and has to go the long way round into school.

ASSOCIATES: Mr Starling, Mr Malcolm, Mr Mitchell, Mr Llewelyn, Justin Bennett.

REASON FOR LEAVING: Died suddenly in 1980. RIP.
 

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