Boys’ School – Log Book, 1917

A Selection of Log Books

8-1-17
School reopened at 9a.m.

22-1-17
Nineteen boys born 1904 medically examined

2.2.17
Form 9 completed particulars being as follows
Number of meetings – 415
Total attendances – 36,268
Average attendance – 87
Number of boys over 5 years and under 14 on 31 Jan – 85

20-2-17
Shrove Tuesday. School closed for the afternoon.

26.2.17
Checked registers. G. R. H. Danby.

1.3.17
Standards IV, V & VI attended a lecture on “Food and its uses” given by Mr. Craven in the Mixed department from 3 to 4 o’clock in the afternoon.

13.3.17
Religious Inspection. School closed morning and afternoon.

15.3.17
The boys went to the Well Lane Picture Palace in the afternoon to see the “Battle of the Ancre Film” (Advance of the Tanks), arrangements having been made and permission granted for the visit by the Director of Education.

28.3.17
Checked the Registers. J. J. Lea

2.4.17
Children transferred to their new standards. Twenty-five boys admitted from St. Mary’s Mixed Depar[tmen]t. Thirty-boys absent in the morning owing to the inclemency of the weather.

5.4.17.
School closed at noon for the Easter holidays.

16.4.17.
School reopened at 9 a.m.

17.5.17
Ascension Thursday. School closed all day.

24.5.17
Empire Day. School closed in the afternoon.

25.5.17.
School closed at noon for Whitsuntide holidays.

4.6.17.
School reopened at 9 a.m.

5.6.17
P. L. Gray. H.M.I.

11.6.17
Checked the Registers. John J. Lea.

15.6.17
Checked registers. G. R. H. Danby.

18-6-17.
Standards V, VI & VII spent morning at Park weeding and raking borders.

27-6-17.
Standards III & IV spent morning at Park weeding and raking borders.

29.6.17.
Ss. Peter & Paul. School closed all day.

5.7.17.
Standards V, VI & VII spent morning at Park weeding and raking borders.

12.7.17.
Standards III & IV d[itt]o.

20.7.17.
School closed at noon for the midsummer holidays.

16-8-17.
School reopened at 9 a.m.

5.9.17.
Checked registers. G. R. H. Danby.

18.9.17.
School closed at noon for Batley Feast holidays.

24.9.17
School reopened at 9 a.m.

11.10.17
Examined the Registers & found them correct. J. J. Lea

1.11.17
Feast of All Saints. School closed all day.

1.11.17
Forty-four boys received swimming certificates.

5.11.17.
November holiday. School closed all day.

27.11.17
Checked registers. G. R. H. Danby.

7.12.17.
An examination in the second term school work was given during the week.

20.12.17
School closed At noon for the Christmas holidays.