Collection AR71 - Winterbourne Girls School: Seaford Journey Log Book

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Winterbourne Girls School: Seaford Journey Log Book


  • May 1931 (Creation)

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This book records a school visit to Sussex made by 47 girls (aged roughly 9-13) from Winterbourne Girls School, Croydon, over the fortnight 8-22 May 1931. The mistresses in charge were Miss JE Cash (the headmistress), Miss Townley, and Miss Cook. The group stayed in Seaford, but also visited Lewes, Newhaven, Cuckmere, Beachy Head, Alfriston, West Dean, etc. They studied various aspects of the area, including nature, history, geography, etc. This was the third year that the school had made such a trip, and was also the last, as in April 1932 the school was reorganised for Junior Girls onl

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Donated by Mrs Avril Thompson (n233e Frater), February 1995.

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Accession Number: A71

Winterbourne Girls School Seaford Journey Log Book

Log book of trip by Winterbourne Girls School to Seaford and Sussex, compiled by Avril Frater.

Item date: 1931

Accession date: 13/2/1995

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Log book of trip by Winterbourne Girls School to Seaford and Sussex, compiled by Avril Frater, aged 9, of Form 4A. The book is in a loose leaf format, with a printed cover. It mainly consists of duplicated sheets prepared by teachers (giving practical arrangements for the trip, maps, background information on places to be visited, exercises to be done, etc); with further material added by Avril Frater, including answers to exercises; sketches; 3 photographs; 13 pressed flowers; etc.

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Records of Winterbourne Junior Girls School are held at SCH151.

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