Heworth Voluntary Primary School

Last Updated: 11/03/2019

Heworth Voluntary Primary School

Heworth Church School, Heworth Road, opened in 1873 in a building erected with the aid of a government grant. Boys, girls, and infants were accommodated in 2 schoolrooms and a classroom. The fees were 2d and 3d for boys, 2d, 3d, and 4d for girls and 1d and 2d for infants. There were 2 mistresses. In 1877 the average attendance was 140. In 1897 when the first annual government grant was received the school had accommodation for 314 children and the average attendance was 183. In 1910 there were 2 departments, mixed and infants; after reorganization in 1932 there were junior mixed and infants' departments in which the average attendance was 187 in 1938. The school continued as a voluntary aided junior and infant school after 1950; 90 children were enrolled after 1956.
(Ref: http://www.british-history.ac.uk)

 


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