Thornes Lane Junior School log book


Mar. 24 School closed at noon for Easter Holidays. End of Education year. Average for week 195

Ap. 4 Reopened school this morning. Commenced a new educational year. 56 children to mixed department. Admitted 15 new children today.

Ap. 7 Average for week 200.87

Ap. 8 Examination in Religious knowledge.

Ap. 14 Health Visitor (Miss Greenwood) examined notified children this afternoon

Ap. 15 Miss Walker absent from school (sick) Average for week 194.8

Ap. 18 Miss Walker resumed duty this morning

Ap. 22 Average for week 194.8

Ap. 26 Miss Lancaster absent this afternoon (severe cold)

Ap. 27 Mrs Lancaster resumed duty this afternoon

Ap. 29 Average for week 201.5

May 6 Attendance rather poor. Average for week 189.6

May 13 School closed at noon for Whitsuntide Holidays. Average for week 194.4

May 23 Reopened school this morning

May 24 Celebrated Empire Day

May 26 School visited by three members of the Committee of the Mayors Relief Fund to ascertain the number of children of unemployed workmen requiring meals.

May 27 Allowed children to leave school 11.55am to enable them to obtain food supplied at the Local centre.

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Source Three – Thornes Lane Junior school log book – West Yorkshire Archive Service (WWD4/2/19/5)

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