News from Framwellgate Moor Youth Community Association

2306, 2014

The Conduct of Children – Extracts from the School Log Books

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This section is something of a miscellany. It contains entries dealing with behaviour and record of attendance of pupil and also the type of punishments. It also attempts to indicate what the actual school population was at various times.

Perhaps the most noticeable thing about the behaviours and attendance of pupils […]

2306, 2014

Work – Extracts from the School Log Books

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In 1877 the era of payment-by-results was in its fifteenth year and although the narrowness of the original scheme had been to some extent mitigated by merit grants and other measures, the visit of Her Majesty’s Inspector for the annual examination remained the event around which the whole school year […]

2306, 2014

The School Buildings – Extracts from the School Log Books

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In 1877 a red brick building was erected on the eastern side of the main village street between St. Aidan’s Church and the Marquis of Granby. This building was called Framwellgate Moor Board School and consisted of three classrooms, one for boys, one for girls and a room opening off […]

2306, 2014

The Origin of the School – Extracts from the School Log Books

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The starting point is the 1870 Education Act which provided for the creation of School Boards, elected by ratepayers, to provide schools where existing educational provision was inadequate.

Framwellgate Moor has according to the 1st Edition of the Ordinance Survey of 1857, a parochial school and by 1873 a local directory […]