Boys’ School – Log Book, 1915

A selection of log books – Photo by Jane Roberts

11.1.15
School re-opened at 9 a.m. During the holidays the interior of the school was painted.

2.2.15
Form 9 completed particulars being as follows:-
Number of meetings 416
Total attendances 34713
Average attendances 83
Average number on admission register 92.08
Number of boys who have left:-
……….In employment ………… 26….}
……….In secondary schools…..1……} 27
……….(Died 2)
……….(Removed 5)

Ages on 31st Jan. 1915……7 and under 12….64 }
…………………………………….12 and under 15..18 } 82

16.2.1915
Shrove Tuesday. Half-day holiday, school closed at noon.

4.3.1915
Religious Inspection. School Closed

9.3.15
Checked registers….G. R. H. Danby
…………………………….H. North

1.4.15
School opened for morning session but registers were not marked. Children were transferred to their new classes.
School closed at noon for the Easter holidays.

12.4.15
School re-opened at 9 a.m.

16.4.15
Examined the Registers & found them correct. John J Lea

4.5.15
Medical examination of twenty-five boys

11.5.15
Commenced attendance at the Public Baths for swimming.

13.5.15
Ascension Thursday. School closed all day.

21.5.15
School closed at noon for Whitsuntide holidays.

31.5.1915
School re-opened at 9 a.m.

29.6.1915
Feast of Saints Peter & Paul. School closed morning and afternoon.

7.7.15
Checked the Registers. John J Lea

22.7.15
School closed at noon for the midsummer holidays.

16.8.1915
School re-opened at 9 a.m.
News received that Captain Randerson, Assistant Master from this school, was killed in action at the Dardanelles on August 7th.

8.9.1915
School closed at noon for the Batley Feast holidays.

20.9.1915
School re-opened at 9 a.m.

22.9.1915
Forty one boys qualified for swimming certificates.

25.9.1915
In the Batley Gala the school swimming teams succeeded in winning the Talbot Shield and the Lister Cup. The Past Students team won the Hospital Cup.

4.10.1915
Mr Maguire absent.

11.10.1915
Miss Coleman transferred from the Girls School took charge of Standard III temporarily.

13.10.15.
Checked registers. G. R. H. Danby.

29/10/15.
Checked registers. John J Lea

29.10.1915
School closed at 4.15 p.m. for November holiday

3.11.1915
School re-opened at 9 a.m.

3.11.1915.
School commences in the afternoon at 1.15 p.m.

15.11.1915
Miss Hynes was transferred from the Girls School and took charge of Standards III and IV
Elizabeth Hynes certified 15/3388, trained Southampton.

23.12.1915
School closed at noon for Christmas holidays.