Collection SCH1 - Addington High School

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Addington High School


  • 1879 - 1984 (Creation)

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7 boxes

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(1879 - 1984)

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Retrospectively accessioned 14/5/2001. 12 items transferred by the school in June 2008.

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Accession Number: A951

Further records of Overbury and Fairchildes Schools

Shepherds Hill (later Overbury) Secondary School Admission Registers (numbers as per Ron Cox list):
9) 1962 - 1968 (SCH1/8/2/1)
10) 1968 - 1972 (SCH1/8/2/2)
11) 1972 - 1976 (SCH1/8/2/3)
12) 1976 - 1979 (SCH1/8/2/4)

Fairchildes High School Admission Registers
18) Boys 1970 - 1979 (SCH1/12/2/1)
19) Girls 1970 - 1979 (SCH1/12/2/2)

Plus six maps and plans:
a) Map of Overbury Secondary School Language Laboratory, 1971 SCH1/8/9/4)
b) Map of Overbury cricket practice nets, 1964 SCH1/8/9/2)
c) Maps of Overbury Secondary School extension 1969, Sections A-C and D-G (SCH1/8/9/3)
d) Map of Overbury Homecraft and Needlework Rooms, 1957 (SCH1/8/9/1)
e) Map (faded) of Dental Rooms, Overbury. (SCH1/8/9/5)

Item date: 1962 - 1979

Custodial history: Transferred by Addington High School (Mr Geoff Boyce, History Dept) in June 2008

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This collection contains the records of the following schools: Cudham Fairchildes (Kent County Council); New Addington Temporary (all age); New Addington Temporary (later Overbury) Primary; New Addington Temporary (later Overbury) Senior; Overbury Primary; Overbury Secondary; Shepherds Hill (later Overbury) Secondary; Fairchildes Secondary Modern Mixed; Fairchildes Secondary Modern Boys; Fairchildes Secondary Modern Girls; Fairchildes High School; Addington High School.

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Administrative papers: 1938 - 1944 (New Addington Temporary School) CBC/3/2/48. Governors minutes, 1986 - 1988: CBC/5/1/1.

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