Newland Avenue School - Our Past, Present and Future 1896-1996, by Philip Heselton

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Newland Avenue School - Our Past, Present and Future 1896-1996, by Philip Heselton

Published by the Newland Avenue Primary School in 1996, 84 pages, A5 size booklet. (SBKWSO)

From the rear side cover: Newland Avenue Primary School is a familiar landmark for those who live, work and shop in the Newland Avenue area. This book is the first history of the School ever to appear and it is being brought out to help celebrate the School's centenary in 1996. Taken largely from the recollections of former pupils and teachers, as well as official records, it is a moving account of the School's survival through two world wars and the changes it has experienced. The book includes a picture of the varied life of the School at the present day, together with its hopes and visions for the future. Contents include:

Chapter 1 - Expanding City: Expanding Minds  
Chapter 2 - The First Building
Chapter 3 - The Early Years (1896 - 1914)
Chapter 4 - The Great War
Chapter 5 - Difficulties and Opportunities (1920 - 1938)
Chapter 6 - The Darkest Days (1938 - 1945)
Chapter 7 - Reconstruction and Change - The Post-War Years
Chapter 8 - The School Today
Last Thoughts

The condition of the booklet is generally ok. The cover has some minor scuffs and blemishes, and light wear along the edges and corners, but the staple spine is intact and all pages are intact, unblemished and tightly bound.