Page 15, 10th March 1939

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Locations: Lancaster, Nottingham


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SITE APPROVED TO COUNTY COUNCIL The Elementary Education Sub-Committee to the Lancashire Education Committee has recommended that approval be given to the proposal to acquire the site for a Catholic senior school serving the parishes of Ashtonin-Makerfield and Haydock.

The cost of the site will be 12,800, of which the County Council will pay 75 per cent.

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SITE FOR NEW SENIOR SCHOOL TO BE PURCHASED The Lancashire Education Committee at its last meeting recommended the purchase of a site for a new senior school for the parish of Our Lady and St. Hubert, Great Harwood.

They also recommended that the Council should seek authority from the Minister of Health for the raising of a loan of 1937 to cover the proportion of 75 per cent. of the purchase of the site contributed by the committee.


NEW SITE FOR SENIOR. SCHOOL PROPOSED A revised plan has been submitted by the Diocesan authorities suggesting a new site for the proposed Catholic Central School at Acrelands, The committee approved the plan in principle, and are now considering the suggested grant of 15,450.


PROPOSED NEW SENIOR SCHOOL TO SERVE FOUR PARISHES Following a report by the Education Officer to the local authority on the proposed new Catholic senior " mixed " school, a further meeting of the local authorities is to be convened.

The proposed school will serve the parishes of Batley, Dewsbury, Ossett, and Heckmondwike.


GRANT FOR NEW £30,000 SCHOOL RECOMMENDED The Education Committee to the Nottingham City Council has recommended the grant of 75 per cent. towards the total of £30,000 required to build the new senior Catholic " mixed " school.

The new school will accommodate 500 pupils, and will serve the whole city of Nottingham.

The City Council and the Board of Education will each contribute 111,250, and the local Catholics will find the remaining 17,500.


NEW CENTRAL SCHOOL APPROVED The Education Committee of Nuneaton agreed by 13 votes to 10 to an application by the Very Rev. M. Sheridan, pariah priest of Our Lady of the Angels, Nuneaton, for a senior central school to serve Nuneaton and the immediate neighbourhood, The school, which will cost £12,000, is designed to accommodate 74 pupils.


TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE FOR PUPILS TRANSFERRED In future Our Lady's Higher Grade School at Motherwell, Lanark, will be reserved exclusively for boys.

The girls hitherto taught there will have to travel to Elmwood Catholic School, Bothwell.

Extra travelling allowance of 1150 a year will have to be granted. but this will be offset by the economy in staff at Motherwell.

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