Collection SCH34 - Davidson High School

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Davidson High School


  • 1907 - 1982 (Creation)

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10 boxes

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Opened 28 October 1907 as separate Boys, Girls and Infants schools. (See SCH34 for records of Davidson Infants School). On 7 September 1931, the schools were reorganised as Senior Boys, Senior Girls and Junior Girls and Infants. Junior boys ceased to attend. On 4 September 1956, the Senior Boys and Senior Girls schools were reorganised as a mixed school. Became comprehensive 7 September 1972. Closed 31 August 1982.

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Retrospectively accessioned 30 May 2001.

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Accession Number: 606

Records of Davidson High School

Item date: 1907 - 1982

Accession date: 29/06/2001

Custodial history: Retrospectively accessioned 30 May 2001.

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: 1904 - 1924, CBC/3/2/60; 1924 - 1939, CBC/3/2/25.

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