Quorn Schools and Education
Although this section covers the main schools
in the village, Rawlins and the primary (once called National) school, information is also provided about the many private
schools which sprang up in the 18th and 19th century. The extracts
from the log books of the National Schools dating from 1863 are particularly
Total: 139 artefacts returned over 6 pages
| Quorn Primary School teachers - 1973|
The teachers at Quorn Primary School on the School Lane site, just before the school ...... cont.
| Prizes from Rawlins School, Quorn - 1890s|
Henry Whitwell was born in Leicester in 1883, but spent most of his childhood living on ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951|
Back row, left to right: Teacher probably Miss Bradshaw, then, probably Denise Gretton, ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, about 1955|
When St Bartholomew’s Primary School was located on School Lane, they did not have their ...... cont.
| St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58|
St Bartholomew’s Primary School under 11s football team, 1957-58 – Cup and league ...... cont.
| Soar Valley News, April 1977|
The Soar Valley News was a four page, black and white community newspaper/newsletter type ...... cont.
| St Barts Primary School orchestra, 1952-53|
Back row, left to right: John Prevost, Ann England, Gloden Horbury, Brian Holden, Janet ...... cont.
| St Barts Primary School football team, 1954-55|
Back row, left to right: Jack Briers (headmaster), ? Holders, Chris Sharp, Keith Perkins, ...... cont.
| St Barts Primary School football team, 1953-54|
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1953-54
Back row, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
| Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Senior Speech Day November 1964|
Below is the Senior School Speech Day programme for Rawlins in November 1964. It was ...... cont.
| Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985|
Vena Grain was born in Leicester on 21st February 1895, and the family moved to Quorn in ...... cont.
| Quorn National School - Infants, 1890s|
Miss Isabella Corlett (on the right) first came to teach Quorn infants in 1865, when ...... cont.
| Quorn Grammar School (Rawlins) Admissions Register, 1900 to 1914|
Rawlins School Admissions Register from September 1900 to September 1914, contains 242 ...... cont.
| Letter from Henry Balguy, from boarding school at Quorn, September 1835|
During the 19th century there were many private schools in Quorn. Sometimes they would ...... cont.
| Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884|
This article appeared in the spring edition of The Quorndon magazine in 2015. It tells ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew's National School, 1908/1909|
Very little was known about this photograph until artefact 1881 came to light. It shows ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew's National School, 1910|
This excellent quality photograph of St Bartholomew’s National School, was taken in 1910. ...... cont.
| Quorn Rawlins sports day, about 1907|
This photograph was taken at Quorn Rawlins School sports day around 1907. It was in a ...... cont.
| Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, about 1894|
This item appeared in the Loughborough Echo 50 years after the photograph was taken. ...... cont.
| Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947|
This photograph shows pupils, teachers and a few visitors enjoying a Punch and Judy show ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn. 1950|
This photograph shows the infant class at St Barts in 1950. It must be the happiest ...... cont.
| Rawlins School, Quorn, aerial view, post 1938|
This postcard must date from after 1938 as the Farnham Hall (old gym) is indicated as ...... cont.
| Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1946|
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1946. At this time the ...... cont.
| Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1953|
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in the coronation year, 1953. ...... cont.
| Quorn School reports, 1918 and 1949|
The first of these school reports belonged to Muriel Olive Gamble, when she was 11 years ...... cont.