- 1930 - 1981 (Creation)
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Opened June 1930 at Thornton Heath Polytechnic, as a special school for myopic and partially blind children. Moved to Winterborne schools on 9 January 1933 and opened in its own building on that site on 3 September 1937. Evacuated to the Open Air School, Beechy Avenue, Eastbourne, 4 September 1939 and closed 14 June 1940, when invasion seemed imminent. Reopened 29 March 1946 at Fairchildes and returned to Winterbourne in 1954. Closed in July 1981, the pupils being transferred to Oval Junior and Infants School.
Retrospectively accessioned 2 August 2001.
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Accession Number: A648
Records of St Lukes (Partially Sighted) School
Item date: 1930 - 1981
Depositor's Name: The Head Teacher, St Lukes (Partially Sighted) School
Custodial history: Retrospectively accessioned 2 August 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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