Collection SCH122 - Selsdon (Formerly Monks Hill) High School

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Selsdon (Formerly Monks Hill) High School


  • 1970 - 2003 (Creation)

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The School opened as Monks Hill High School on 8 September 1970. It is a Mixed Comprehensive for the 11-16 age range.

In August 1988 the School changed its name to Selsdon High School.

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Accession Number: A1010

Records of Selsdon High School (formerly Monks Hill High School)

2 log books: 1970 - 1977; 1977 - 1987

7 admission registers: 1970 - 1976, 1976 - 1985, 1986 - 1989, 1989 - 1993, 1994 - 1997, 1997 - 2000, 2000 - 2003

1 register of corporal punishment 1970 - 1982 (needs rebinding)

Numerous loose photographs

DVD: the story of Monks Hill Estate 1947 - 2007

4 folders: School official opening 26 Oct 1972, 25th anniversary reunion 30 Sep 1995, gov meeting papers 09 Dec 2008, misc papers.

3 plastic envelopes, misc papers

2 year books 1992 - 1997, 1998 - 2003

Newspaper cutting re adoption of a Romanian orphan by Head Teacher.

3 glazed photos and 2 plaques

Item date: 1947 - 2008

Accession date: 01/07/2010

Custodial history: Transferred by the school, via Dr Ron Cox, in July 2010

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