Collection SCH140 - Tollgate Primary School

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Tollgate Primary School


  • 1976 - 2007 (Creation)

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7 boxes

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The school was founded as a Primary School and opened on 16 June 1976. A Nursery Unit was created in September 1990. Tollgate Primary School was closed in July 2007.

Archival history

Transferred by the Headteacher following the closure of the school in July 2007 and via Dr Ron Cox.

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Accession Number: A913

Records of Tollgate Primary School

Box one (school box no 456)

/1Log book 1976 - 1988

/1Log Book 1988 - 1995

/2Admission Register 1976 - 2007

Folder: newsletters 2006 - 7

Folder: newsletters 2005 plus others

Photograph album: Year 4, 2000 (maroon)

Box two (school box no 457)

Photograph album: 2001 - 2

Assessment Folder, Year 4, 2002

Two envelopes of photographs

Photograph album: Nursery picnic to Kelsey Park, July 1993

Photograph album: Sports Day July 1993

Folder containing school concert programmes etc.

Box three (school box no 458)

Letters to parents 2005-6, 2006 - 7 (lever arch)

Box four (school box no 459)

Photograph albums:

Gardening Club

Certificate of achievement, 2000

National Literacy Strategy

School Projects (2)

Black History Month, 1998

School Projects, After School Clubs

Photo album (blue check, undated)

Approx 20 envelopes of photos.

Box five (school box n0 460)

Red photograph album, c.2000

Photograph album: Memories of Tollgate

Approx 10 photo wallets

Photo album Year 4 1999 - 2000

Box six (school box no 461)

Assorted photographs, loose. Mostly class photos.

Box seven (school box no 462)

Assorted certificates

Folder 2005 - 6

Operating and Maintenance Manual


Two editions of Tollgate Rocket, 1992-3

Folders: school year 1977 - 78, 1983 - 84, Summer 1986, 1980 - 1981, 1982 - 1983.

Box eight (school box no 463)

Local inspection reports 2000 - 2003 (blue folder)

Tollgate Summer News 2006 (black plastic folder)

Log book 1995 - 1997

Future of Tollgate School: 4 page document produced by governing body.

School improvement file 2004 - 5: black plastic folder

Poster: What we have to offer

Box nine (school box no 464)

Ofsted Prep: 2003; blue plastic folder

Ofsted reports and associated papers (loose, removed from box file)

Misc papers (loose, removed from box file)

Boxes 10 and 11 (school boxes nos 505 and 506) Transferred by Dr Ron Cox, March 2008

Photographs, large and small

Ephemera (including some govs and head reports, cabinet reports)

Four projects

Inspection reports 1995 - 2004

24 certificates

School newsletters in plastic files and yellow envelope

2 VHS cassettes, 6CDs

3 DVDs of school production of Joseph, 18 July 2007.

Box 12 (school box no 507) Transferred by Dr Ron Cox, 06 May 2008

Small maroon photograph album: Year Five in the Pond and Conservation area, 2002-3.

Photograph of whole school, 1998-9

Photographs of staff, 1987 (2 copies), 1988, 1989

Various loose photographs, 2006-7.1

Albums of photographs for school year 1977 - 1978, 1978 - 1979, 1981 - 1982.

Envelope containing photographs 2004 - 5 and other items including letters of protest from the children re: closure of the school. N.B this envelope transferred by Dr Ron Cox in September 2008 (his ref 6/2008) along with records of Elmwood Junior School.


Set of three blue photograph albums, n.d.

PE Project 2002/3

Item date: 1976 - 2007

Accession date: 08/01/2007

Custodial history: Transferred by the Headteacher following the closure of the school in July 2007 and via Dr Ron Cox.

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Several boxes of photographs, newsletters etc form part of this collection and are awaiting cataloguing.

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