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A History of Education

Tennyson Road Infants in 1944 Alfred Street Junior School Rushden Adult Schools in about 1960
Left to right: Tennyson Road Infants, Alfred Street Junior, the Adult Schools in Wellingborough Road

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General History Primary (Junior) Schools
Introduction (includes audio clip)
School Board
Alfred Street (Board School)
Early Schools
Education Act 1870
1872 Schools Controversy
A Lesson in Rhyme 1879 Denfield Park Junior
Education Act 1902 - Resistance

Education Committee - mainpage

Charity - Report
National Schools - 1914
Arthur Mantle - Attendance Officer Hayway Schools
Employment of Children Act 1920
New Fields for Schools 1929 Newton Road
History 1870-1933 by Mr Fred Corby
Education under NCC
North End
Evacuee School 1942
National Union of Teachers South End
Retirements & New Head Teachers 1950
Schools Overcrowded & plans
School Bus 1955
Teaching - News & Notes
Nursery Schools
Mrs Wagstaff's School
Miss Wagstaff's School
Miss Dobell's Kindergarten - Photos
Memories of Tennyson Rd Nursery 1940s
Manor Farm Nursery
Jack & Jill Nursery
New Nursery 1969 Empire Day 1932
Memories of Hayway Nursery 1989-92
Hayway Nursery Unit 1990
Little Street - Nursery 1990

Infant Schools Elementary/Secondary Schools
Alfred Street (Board School) Woodwork Classes 1898
Careers Convention 1971
C of E behind the Coffee Tavern Boys' Education 1949-1991
Hayway Infant School
Mission Hall

Moor Road


National Schools (South End)
Hayway Schools
North End Secondary Modern (mainpage)

Newton Road (Board School)

Chichele School (mainpage)
South End Rushden School (mainpage)
Tennyson Road School Leavers 1951
Wellingboro' Technical School 1957


Grammar School & High School
WGS - Memories 1940s
Schools Admissions Books
Music & Elocution
Introduction Music & Elocution Successess
Alfred Street School 1881 J Enos Smith - Music Teacher
Newton Road School 1918
George Farey
South End School 1870 Miss B A Fisher - Music Teacher
Miss Connie Hall
Adult Education
Bernard Tomkins
Adult School - mainpage Schools Music Festival 1953

National Union of Teachers
Newsclip 1951
Free Education 1889
Workers Educational Association - WEA Scholarships, Exams & Degrees
Evening Institute Scholarships
Adult Learning Herbert Sargent 1889

Brian Clayton
Boot & Shoe School Exam Successes
Boot School 1900

New Technical Institute 1928

School Sports & Leisure
Schools Athletics 1927
Jack Tear - WEA Memories (includes audio clips) Schools Athletics 1928

County Athletics 1930
Private Schools Elementary Sports Day 1932
Private Schools County Athletics 1933
Rose Hill School Challenge Shield
Mrs George Farey Xmas Parties 1932
Miss Payne's High School
Eastfields High School Help Wanted, please
Mr Walker's - Commercial School Embroidery
Rushden Grammar School

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