Boys’ School – Log Book, 1916

A selection of Log Books

28.1.16
Checked the Registers John J Lea

1.3.16
Miss Mathews has had temporary charge of the school from 17.1.16 until 29.2.16.
Miss Hynes ceased duties on 29.2.16.
Reg No 15/1206 Mr J. Healy commenced duty on 1.3.16
Mrs Bleeze commenced Duty on 1.3.16.
Mr Danby (Director of Education) visited the school.

7-3-16.
Shrove Tuesday. Half-day holiday. School closed at noon.

14-3-16.
Religious Inspection. School closed morning and afternoon.

20-3-16
New boy admitted

29.3.16
Examined the Registers J. J. Lea

3.4.16.
Children transferred to their new standards. 25 boys admitted from Mixed Department (St. Mary’s R.C.)

1.5.1916
Resumed charge of school – Joseph Hynes.

16.5
School closed morning and afternoon.

24.5
Empire day. School closed in the afternoon.

1.6
Ascension Thursday. School closed all day.

2.6.16
Checked registers. G. R. H. Danby.

9.6
School closed at noon for Whitsuntide holidays.

19.6
School reopened at 9a.m.

3.7.16
Checked registers. G. R. H. Danby

17-7-16.
Mr. Jos. Hynes, the head-master, having been called up for military service, ceased duties.

21-7-16.
School closed at noon for Midsummer holidays.

16-8-16
School reopened at 9a.m.

5.9.16
Examined the Registers & found them correct J. J. Lea

11-9-16
Mrs. Bleeze resumed duties temporarily.

14-9-16
School closed at noon for Batley Feast holidays.

25-9-16.
School reopened at 9a.m.

29-9-16.
Mrs Bleeze ceased duties

2-10-16.
Catherine O’Rourke, Trained Certificated Teacher commenced duty. Reg. No. 15/2347

13-10-16.
Mr John Healy absent

16-10-16.
Resumed duty – John Healy.

17-10-16
P. L. Gray, H.M.G.

17-10-16.
In the Batley Gala, which was held on the 14th Oct., the school swimming team succeeded in winning the Talbot Shield.

27-10-16.
Thirty-two boys were granted swimming certificates.

30-10-16.
Absent from 9.45 a.m. to 12 noon. Summoned to attend coroner’s inquest on John Woodhead – J. Healy.
[Healy was accused of causing John’s death – full story here.]

1-11-16.
Feast of All Saints. School closed all day.

2.11.16.
School reopened at 9 a.m.

6-11-16.
November holiday. School closed all day.

7-11-16.
School reopened at 9 a.m.

15.11.16.
Checked registers. G. R. H. Danby.

5-12-16
Checked registers. J. J. Lea.

21-12-16.
School closed for Christmas holidays.
Miss O’Rourke absent by permission of Director of Education.