Fishergate Primary/Senior School

Last Updated: 26/08/2020

Fishergate County Primary Schools.

Fishergate Board School was opened in new buildings in August 1895; it replaced George Street Temporary Board School. There were mixed and infants' departments; the total accommodation was for 1,156 children. There were 980 children attending the school in 1897. In 1910 there were three departments: senior mixed with 581 children attending, junior mixed with 123, and infants' with 280. Accommodation for 100 children was added to the junior school in 1930. There were senior mixed and infants' departments only in 1932, with accommodation for 700 and 402 children respectively. By 1936 the infants' department had been replaced by a junior mixed school. The senior department was closed in 1954. There were 370 children enrolled in the junior school and 170 in the infants' school in 1956.


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