- 1928 (Creation)
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Ashburton Junior School opened on 20 July 1928 and was known for the first few months as Long Lane School. It was a combined Junior and Infant School until 19 April 1950 and became a Junior School on 20 April 1950. Ashburton Senior School had opened on the same site in 1931 although it was a separate school administratively. It transferred to Shirley Road on 04 April 1950. Ashburton Junior School closed in July 2009 when the buildings transferred to Oasis Academy, Shirley Park.
Transferred by the school, via Dr Ron Cox, in November 2007
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Accession Number: A1004
Further records of Ashburton Junior School
Loose photos: c.300, mostly 2002 - 2008
2 Photo albums 2002 - 2003
2 Photo Folders 2000 - 2002
Roll of photos 2003
4 plastic folders: photos, letters etc
2 programmes 2000 - 2006
5 certificates 1977 - 2006
9 cds of school events c.2005 - 7
Brass plaques commemorating opening of JMI 1928 and Senior Mixed 1931.
Admission registers 1998 - 2000; 2004 - 2008
Item date: 2000 - 2008
Accession date: 15/3/2010
Custodial history: Transferred by the School, via Ron Cox, 2010.
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Log Book 1928 - 1950 (1, SCH8/1/1)
Log Book 1951 - 1963 (2. SCH8/1/2)
Log Book 1963 -1971 (3, SCH8/1/3)
Log Book 1971 - 1993 (4, SCH8/1/4)
Log Book 06 May - 05 Oct 1998 (5, SCH8/1/5)
1) 1936 - 1944 (1, SCH8/2/1)
2) 1944 - 1950 (2, SCH8/2/2)
3) 1945 - 1948 (3, SCH8/2/3) (under 5s)
4) 1950 - 1958 (4, SCH/8/2/4)
5) 1958 - 1970 (5, SCH8/2/5)
7) 1984 - 1999 (7, SCH8/2/7)
8) 1998 - 2000 (8, SCH8/2/8)
10) 2004 - 2008 (10, SCH8/2/10)
Register of CP 1928 - 1976 (1, SCH8/3/1)
Photo albums (SCH8/5):
1) School trip to Seaford, 1934
2) Trip to Natural History Museum, c.1990?
3) Various including trip to Tower of London, c.1990?
4) Exercise books of pupils showing salads they have prepared.
5) Album of school activities, c.1960.
6) and 7) A year in the life of a bookshop, 1988-1989 with enclosures.
Book of condolence on death of Princess Diana, 1997.
Handbook for schools, 1975 edition.
Folders containing details of school activities:
1950 -5 (orange)
1952 (sports day)
2 n.d. (1998)
Folder of Christmas play programmes.
Certificates: Comic Relief 1991; Tesco Computers for Schools 1996
Exercise book: trip to Seaford, 1938.
Photo album: large 1950 onwards.
Envelope containing letters of thanks, 1987 but also a speech day programme from 1939.
50th Anniversary Open Evening, 1981. Visitors book.
Envelope containing photos, n.d. (c.1998)
Slides: 1) Pilgrim Fort 1962 - 1967 2) Activities 1962 - 4.
Framed photos of balloon launch, 70th anniversary (1998)
Box File of photos, undated.
Governors minutes 1960 - 2004
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