Park Grove Primary School

Last Updated: 24/03/2020

Park Grove County Primary and Secondary Modern Boys School

Park Grove Board School was opened in 1895 in a new building. There was accommodation for 1,393 children in two departments, mixed and infants'. In 1897 the average attendance was 1,115. In 1899 the lower standards were removed to Brook Street School because of overcrowding. In 1910 the average attendance was 678 in the mixed school and 305 in the infants'. There were three departments in 1932; senior mixed with an average attendance of 223, junior mixed with 249, and infants' with 215. By 1956 the senior school was for boys only and 250 were enrolled; there were 210 enrolled in the junior and 100 in the infants' schools.
(Ref: http://www.british-history.ac.uk)

 


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