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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.


 Quorn St Bart’s Primary School football shirt, 1960s  Quorn St Bart’s Primary School football shirt, 1960s
This football shirt belonged to Christian Pyne in the 1960s who played in the school team ...... cont.
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 Quorn National School, approx 1892  Quorn National School, approx 1892
Loughborough Echo Friday 28th November 1952 Are You On This Picture? Quorn Mixed – ...... cont.
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 Quorn National School 1900  Quorn National School 1900
Loughborough Echo Friday 19 December 1952 QUORN NATIONAL SCHOOL 1900 The above ...... cont.
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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, early 1920s  Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, early 1920s
Little is known about this photograph of Thomas Rawlins Grammar School that was probably ...... cont.
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 Louie Burrows, 1888 to 1962  Louie Burrows, 1888 to 1962
Louie Burrows is featured on the Quorn Old School Heritage Board and many people know ...... cont.
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 Miss Sawdon’s retirement as headmistress, The Quornian, 1971  Miss Sawdon’s retirement as headmistress, The Quornian, 1971
Miss Marjorie Elizabeth Sawdon was the head of Rawlins from 1948 to 1970. She died in ...... cont.
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 Quorn Primary School Football Team, spring 1967  Quorn Primary School Football Team, spring 1967
Taken at St Bartholomew’s School when it was at the old School Lane premises. ...... cont.
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 Commonwealth Youth Enterprise Conference 1977 - Quorn visitors  Commonwealth Youth Enterprise Conference 1977 - Quorn visitors
Between the 13th and 27th July 1977 Quorn hosted 20 young Commonwealth youth delegates as ...... cont.
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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School badge, about 1920  Thomas Rawlins Grammar School badge, about 1920
This enameled school badge shows the original crest of Thomas Rawlins Grammar School. ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Grammar School, about 1910  Rawlins Grammar School, about 1910
Rawlins Grammar School opened in 1892 and moved to its present site in 1897. This ...... cont.
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 Student life at Soar House, Quorn, in the 1960s  Student life at Soar House, Quorn, in the 1960s
Paul Dilks was a student at Loughborough College of Education from 1966 to 1969 and his ...... cont.
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 Retirement concert for Jack Briers,  Head of Quorn Primary School, 1971  Retirement concert for Jack Briers, Head of Quorn Primary School, 1971
These photographs were taken on the occasion of the retirement of Jack Briers, the ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1959-60  St Barts Primary School football team, 1959-60
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1959-60. Teachers, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
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 Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, early 1950s  Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, early 1950s
Taken in the early 1950s in the old primary school playground, when the school was on ...... cont.
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 Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961  Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961
John Tweedie and his twin brother Jim were at St Barts Primary during the school years ...... cont.
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 Quorn St Bartholomew's National School, 1910  Quorn St Bartholomew's National School, 1910
In the first part of last century, what we know today as primary schools kept children ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins Grammar School WW1 Memorial Shield  Quorn Rawlins Grammar School WW1 Memorial Shield
This shield was presented to Rawlins Grammar School by George and Mary White from Quorn, ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins Grammar School, Old Quornians Roll of Honour  Quorn Rawlins Grammar School, Old Quornians Roll of Honour
There are three rolls of honour hanging in Rawlins school. The most recent of these ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins Grammar School, WW1 Roll of Honour  Quorn Rawlins Grammar School, WW1 Roll of Honour
There are three rolls of honour hanging in Rawlins school. The second oldest of these ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins Grammar School, Boer War Roll of Honour  Quorn Rawlins Grammar School, Boer War Roll of Honour
There are three rolls of honour hanging in Rawlins school. The oldest of these ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1947  Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1947
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1947, shortly after the war ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins, Prefects 1964-65  Quorn Rawlins, Prefects 1964-65
Standing, left to right: Rowena Carter, Gillian Gamble, Barbara Richardson, Pat Soars, ...... cont.
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 Alfred James Camm, Quorn National School prize, 1890  Alfred James Camm, Quorn National School prize, 1890
The attached book (see attached PDF file) was presented to Alfred James Camm, a pupil at ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Grammar School, Old Quornians Association, Annual Dinner 1945  Rawlins Grammar School, Old Quornians Association, Annual Dinner 1945
For many years Rawlins Grammar School had an association for old pupils. They would meet ...... cont.
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 Grace Wesley, former Quorn Rawlins pupil, marriage 1924  Grace Wesley, former Quorn Rawlins pupil, marriage 1924
Grace Wesley was a pupil at Rawlins Grammar School from 1908 to 1912, and afterwards she ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, 1971, Vol 7 No 2  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, 1971, Vol 7 No 2
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, 1969, Vol 7 No 1  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, 1969, Vol 7 No 1
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, October 1968, Vol 6 No 10  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, October 1968, Vol 6 No 10
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, July 1967, Vol 6 No 9  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, July 1967, Vol 6 No 9
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, October 1966, Vol 6 No 8  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, October 1966, Vol 6 No 8
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, October 1965, Vol 6 No 7  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, October 1965, Vol 6 No 7
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, July 1964, Vol 6 No 6  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, July 1964, Vol 6 No 6
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 Footpaths Around Quorn, 1984, by David Hopkins, Rawlins student  Footpaths Around Quorn, 1984, by David Hopkins, Rawlins student
David Hopkins was a 6th form student at Rawlins Community College in 1984, when he ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Christmas 1906, Vol 1 No 1  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Christmas 1906, Vol 1 No 1
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Easter 1907, Vol 1 No 2  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Easter 1907, Vol 1 No 2
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Summer 1907, Vol 1 No 3  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Summer 1907, Vol 1 No 3
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, January 1908, Vol 1 No 4  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, January 1908, Vol 1 No 4
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Summer 1908, Vol 1 No 5  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Summer 1908, Vol 1 No 5
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, November 1908, Vol 1 No 6  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, November 1908, Vol 1 No 6
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, April 1909, Vol 1 No 7  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, April 1909, Vol 1 No 7
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, April 1910, Vol 1 No 9  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, April 1910, Vol 1 No 9
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, December 1910, Vol 1 No 10  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, December 1910, Vol 1 No 10
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, November 1911, Vol 2 No 1  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, November 1911, Vol 2 No 1
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, May 1912, Vol 2 No 2  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, May 1912, Vol 2 No 2
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, December 1912, Vol 2 No 3  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, December 1912, Vol 2 No 3
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, July 1913, Vol 2 No 4  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, July 1913, Vol 2 No 4
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, January 1915, Vol 2 No 6  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, January 1915, Vol 2 No 6
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, February 1918, Vol 2 No 9  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, February 1918, Vol 2 No 9
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, March 1918, Vol 2 No 10  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, March 1918, Vol 2 No 10
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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 The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Autumn 1926, No 1  The Quornian, Rawlins School Magazine, Autumn 1926, No 1
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School opened in Quorn in 1892. In 1906 they launched their first ...... cont.
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Total: 210 artefacts returned over 5 pages


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