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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 interesting.


 St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951  St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951
Back row, left to right: ?, ?, ?, John Commons, ?, Roger Sutton, Valerie Dowding, ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, about 1955  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.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58  St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58
St Bartholomew’s Primary School under 11s football team, 1957-58 – Cup and league ...... cont.
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 Soar Valley News, April 1977  Soar Valley News, April 1977
The Soar Valley News was a four page, black and white community newspaper/newsletter type ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School orchestra, 1952-53  St Barts Primary School orchestra, 1952-53
Back row, left to right: John Prevost, Ann England, Gloden Horbury, Brian Holden, Janet ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1954-55  St Barts Primary School football team, 1954-55
Back row, left to right: Jack Briers (headmaster), ? Holders, Chris Sharp, Keith Perkins, ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1953-54  St Barts Primary School football team, 1953-54
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1953-54 Back row, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Senior Speech Day November 1964  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.
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 Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985  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.
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 Quorn National School - Infants, 1890s  Quorn National School - Infants, 1890s
Miss Isabella Corlett (on the right) first came to teach Quorn infants in 1865, when ...... cont.
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 Quorn Grammar School (Rawlins) Admissions Register, 1900 to 1914  Quorn Grammar School (Rawlins) Admissions Register, 1900 to 1914
Rawlins School Admissions Register from September 1900 to September 1914, contains 242 ...... cont.
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 Letter from Henry Balguy, from boarding school at Quorn, September 1835  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.
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 Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884  Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884
This article appeared in the spring edition of The Quorndon magazine in 2015. It tells ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew's National School, 1908/1909  St Bartholomew's National School, 1908/1909
Very little was known about this photograph until artefact 1881 came to light. It shows ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew's National School, early 1900s  St Bartholomew's National School, early 1900s
This excellent quality photograph of St Bartholomew’s National School, was taken in the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins sports day, about 1907  Quorn Rawlins sports day, about 1907
This photograph was taken at Quorn Rawlins School sports day around 1907. It was in a ...... cont.
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 Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, about 1894  Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, about 1894
This item appeared in the Loughborough Echo 50 years after the photograph was taken. ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947  Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947
This photograph shows pupils, teachers and a few visitors enjoying a Punch and Judy show ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn. 1950  St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn. 1950
This photograph shows the infant class at St Barts in 1950. It must be the happiest ...... cont.
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 Rawlins School, Quorn, aerial view, post 1938  Rawlins School, Quorn, aerial view, post 1938
This postcard must date from after 1938 as the Farnham Hall (old gym) is indicated as ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1946  Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1946
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1946. At this time the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1953  Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1953
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in the coronation year, 1953. ...... cont.
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 Quorn School reports, 1918 and 1949  Quorn School reports, 1918 and 1949
The first of these school reports belonged to Muriel Olive Gamble, when she was 11 years ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins – boys doing ‘drill’  Quorn Rawlins – boys doing ‘drill’
This photograph was taken around 1910 and written on it is ‘Drill Rawlins School ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew's Primary School, Quorn, 1974  St Bartholomew's Primary School, Quorn, 1974
This photograph is Mrs Laurie's first-year infants class at St Bartholomew's Primary ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn – 1973  St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn – 1973
This is Mrs Hoppers class at St Bartholomew's primary school in June 1973. This was just ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn – 1976  St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn – 1976
This is Miss Mains class at St Bartholomew's primary school. The photograph was taken on ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School – about 1957  St Bartholomew’s Primary School – about 1957
This photograph of some of the staff at the back of St Bartholomew’s Primary School, was ...... cont.
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 Quorn Grammar School - Pupils' patriotic spirit 1915  Quorn Grammar School - Pupils' patriotic spirit 1915
Loughborough Herald - 16th December 1915 The story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin has ...... cont.
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 Christmas in Quorn - 1926  Christmas in Quorn - 1926
Loughborough Echo - 1st January 1926 Father Christmas paid his annual visit to the ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Spring Concert - 1966  Rawlins Spring Concert - 1966
Loughborough Echo - 13th May 1966 The school hall was packed with an appreciative ...... cont.
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 Outside Quorn Rawlins School gate, 1914  Outside Quorn Rawlins School gate, 1914
This unique photograph was taken outside Rawlins school gate. The year is almost ...... cont.
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 Businesses in Quorn - February 1963  Businesses in Quorn - February 1963
In 1963, a young Phil Child, who was born on Loughborough Road, Quorn, (and lives in the ...... cont.
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 Rawlins School panoramic photograph, 1924  Rawlins School panoramic photograph, 1924
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1924. At this time the ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Grammar School Sports - 1958  Rawlins Grammar School Sports - 1958
Left to right: Mrs (Barbara) Farnham, Miss Gibson (Rawlins), Georgina Farnham (girl in ...... cont.
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 Rawlins School panoramic photograph, 1928  Rawlins School panoramic photograph, 1928
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1928. At this time the ...... cont.
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 Godspell - 1986  Godspell - 1986
Loughborough Echo - 4th July 1986 Hitting the high notes in Godspell are pupils from ...... cont.
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 Rawlins snogging row called storm in a teacup  Rawlins snogging row called storm in a teacup
Loughborough Monitor - 5th November 1971 Allegations that Rawlins school pupils are ...... cont.
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 Rawlins School panoramic photograph, 1926  Rawlins School panoramic photograph, 1926
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1926. At this time the ...... cont.
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 Advertisement for The Hurst garage - 1966  Advertisement for The Hurst garage - 1966
The garage stood next to the Hurst hotel, now the Chinese Chequers restaurant. It was a ...... cont.
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 Rawins Grammar School 1914  Rawins Grammar School 1914
Forms 5, 4 and 3a Left to right - back row: Mr Andrews, Day, Pick, Cart, Bates, Wykes, ...... cont.
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 Ruth Millington, School Secretary 1960 to 1970 - Memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School  Ruth Millington, School Secretary 1960 to 1970 - Memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School
Ruth Millington was the school secretary from 1960 to 1970, at St Bartholomew’s Primary ...... cont.
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 Retirement of Jack Briers in 1971 - Head of St Bartholomew's Primary School  Retirement of Jack Briers in 1971 - Head of St Bartholomew's Primary School
These photographs, taken on the occasion of the retirement of Jack Briers, were submitted ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Grammar School, early 1920s  Rawlins Grammar School, early 1920s
This photograph was contributed by Ian Aitken, whose mother attended Rawlins as a pupil ...... cont.
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 Quorn Saint Bartholomews Primary School football team, 1965/66  Quorn Saint Bartholomews Primary School football team, 1965/66
Quorn St Bartholomews Primary School football team which won the area football cup ...... cont.
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 A German prisoner of war settles in the Quorn area  A German prisoner of war settles in the Quorn area
Joachim Claaus Fritz Berger was a German U-Boat sailor, who was captured in World War II ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Prize giving - 1969  Rawlins Prize giving - 1969
Loughborough Echo - 28th February 1969 Rawlins Prize giving. Some of the ...... cont.
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 Memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School, 1958 to 1964  Memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School, 1958 to 1964
These memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School were kindly written for the museum by ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew's Primary School Orchestra  St Bartholomew's Primary School Orchestra
This is a photograph of St Bartholomew's Junior School Orchestra. We originally thought ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew's Primary School 1958  St Bartholomew's Primary School 1958
This photograph was taken in about 1958. It was taken outside the 'Infants 1' main door, ...... cont.
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Total: 137 artefacts returned over 3 pages


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