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Quarry House Special School, Northowram
For children with special needs.

Originally the Special School at Bermerside, it reopened at Quarry House in September 1924. A new building opened in May 1958.

The School closed in 1966.

The School was demolished and Heywood Close – a development of apartments – stands on the site

Queen Street School, Brighouse

Queens Road Board School
A board school at the junction of Gibbet Street and Queens Road, Halifax.

This and Boothtown Board School were the first to be established by the Halifax School Board. It has been claimed to be the first Board School built in England.

The Gothic building was designed by Horsfall, Wardle & Patchett and opened on 20th July 1874.

The average attendance was 702 [1881], and 684 [1882].

It accommodated 339 boys, 331 girls and 400 infants [1911].

It accommodated 339 boys, 331 girls and 400 infants [1917].

On 19th March 1901, a new infants' department was opened at a cost of £4,965. It accommodated 400 infants.

The school was later used as an annexe to Ostler School and the Halifax School of Art.


Question: I feel sure that I am confused about this school and its subsequent uses. Can anyone help me clarify its history?

 

Masters & teachers at the School have included

  • John Beck [1881]
  • Miss Martha A. Farrar [1881]
  • Miss Elizabeth Gibson (infants) [1881]

See Evening Classes

Queens Road Evening School
Recorded in 1905

Queens Road Methodist New Connexion Sunday School

See Mary Jane Mackintosh and Queens Road Methodist New Connexion Chapel

Queens Road Primary School
Arundel Street. Opened in 1874.

See Borough Council Manual Instruction for Teachers


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