Schools and School Days in the New Mill Valley (2013) by Pamela Cooksey

Schools and School Days in the New Mill Valley was written by Pamela Cooksey and published in 2013 by Holme Valley Civic Society.

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  • paperback
  • 174 pages

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Contents

  • Introduction (page iii)
  • Schools of the New Mill Valley (page 1)
    • Hepworth (page 1)
      • The Town School (page 1)
      • The Endowed School (J.M.I.) (page 1)
      • The Church School (page 17)
    • New Mill (page 23)
      • The Old School (page 23)
      • The Infants Undenominational School (page 28)
      • The National School (page 33)
      • The Lydgate Chapel Day School (page 39)
    • Gatehead (page 40)
      • The Primitive Methodist Chapel School (page 40)
    • Jackson Bridge (page 41)
      • The Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Day School (page 41)
    • Scholes (page 45)
      • The Old Town School (page 45)
      • The Primitive Methodist Chapel Day School (page 49)
      • The Local Education Board Infants School (page 49)
      • The Provided Elementary School (J.M.I.) (page 51)
    • Wooldale (page 53)
      • The United Methodist Free Chapel Day School (page 53)
      • The Local Education Board Elementary School (page 56)
    • Totties (page 58)
      • The Old School (page 58)
    • Private Education
    • School Life (page 64)
      • Staffing
        • Head teachers and teaching staff, monitors, pupil teachers, assistant teachers (page 64)
      • A selection of the Headteachers, assistant Teachers, pupil teachers, monitors employed in schools in Hepworth, New Mill, Scholes and Gatehead (page 74)
      • A selection of photographs of pupils (page 92)
      • Attendance: full-time, half-time (page 111)
      • Financial matters: fees, grants (page 128)
      • Classrooms and Curriculum (page 138)
      • Discipline and Rewards (page 158)
      • Secondary Schooling (page 167)
  • Appendix Sources (page 174)