Collection SCH66 - Kensington Avenue Junior School

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Kensington Avenue Junior School


  • 1932 - 1998 (Creation)

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4 boxes

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Kensington Avenue Junior School (1932 - 1998)

Administrative history

Opened 4 April 1932. Existed as a combined infant and junior school until April 1957, when a separate infant school was opened on the same site. The school federated, as Kensington Avenue Primary School, in 2005.

Archival history

Retrospectively accessioned 18 June 2001. Further transfers were received in 2010 (A1018) and 2011 (A1035)

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Accession Number: A1018
Photographs of Sports and Class Groups

Accession Number: A1035

Further records of Kensington Avenue Primary School

Kensington Avenue Infant School

Log Books:

1) 1957 - 1979 (RC schedule no. 1, condition: needs rebinding (broken spine))

2) 1979 - 1991 (RC schedule no.2, condition: good).

3) 1991 - 1995 (RC schedule no.3 condition good)

4) 1995 - 1997 (RC schedule no.4, condition good. Note: only half book used and entries cease abruptly).

Register of corporal punishment:

1958 - 1981 with most of book unused. Condition: good

Admission registers:

1) 1955 - 1970 (RC schedule no. 1. Condition: poor)

2) 1971 - 1990 (RC schedule no. 2. Condition:rebound)

3) 1991 - 1995 (RC schedule no.3. Condition: reasonable).

Kensington Avenue Junior School

Log Books:

1) 1986 - 1991 (RC schedule no. 4. Condition good. Note: ends on 28/3/1991 with departure of Mr Seaman (not on 31 Dec 1990 as noted on RC schedule).

Admission registers:

1) 1973 - 1993 (RC schedule no. 6. Condition: rebound)

2) 1993 - 1998 (RC schedule no 7. Condition: appalling!!)

Item date: 1955 - 1998

Accession date: 29/03/2011

Custodial history: Transferred by the school on 29 March 2011.

Access conditions: Log books and punishment registers less than 50 years old are closed, and may only be consulted with the permission of the Director of Education.

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Administrative papers: 1919 - 1931, CBC/3/2/42. Records of Kensington Avenue Infant School are at SCH65.

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