Left to R ig h t:
Flying Officer H. C. D. Chalmers; Rev. B eaum ont, Secretary; Group Captain E. B.
H ale, Chairman; Mrs. T. Street; and Mrs. L. Makey.
Edithweston County Primary School.
1. This is situated on the same site as the tem
porary m arried quarters, and caters for
children aged 5 to 11 years.
2. Newly adm itted infants m ust have achieved
their fifth birthday on or before the first day
of the term they are adm itted. Such new
infants are adm itted on the first day of each
term as they become eligible. There are
three term s per year, i.e., A utum n term be
ginning in Septem ber, Spring term be
ginning after Easter. Older children up to
11 years are adm itted as and w hen they
arrive on the station.
3. School m eets from Monday to Friday and
9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
1.25 p.m. to 3.40 p.m.
4. For children living in M arried Quarters,
there is a ’bus to take them to school for
9.00 a.m. and to bring them home at 3.40 p.m.
5. A very good m idday m eal is available at
school, and most children stay to dinner.
The charge is 7d. per day. This is payable
w eekly on the Monday morning, and if
school dinner is desired, 2s. lid . (7d. for 5
days) should be taken to school by the child.
6. There is a School Fund for the purchase of
extra small items of equipm ent. This is on
Id. a week basis (more if a parent desires),
is quite optional, and is dealt w ith at school
on Monday m ornings w ith the dinner
7. N ational Saving Stam ps are available at
school in units of 6d. and 2/6 stamps. If
children wish to take advantage of this
opportunity of saving, they will receive
every encouragem ent at school to do so.
This money should be taken to school on
Friday mornings, and the National Saving
Stam ps can be cashed at any tim e at any
Post Office, or changed into a National
Saving Certificate when stam ps to the value
of 15s. Od. have been obtained.
8. There is a school uniform which is obtain
able from Messrs. Parrish & Sons, 63, High
Street, STAMFORD. It consists of a
blazer w ith the school badge, a tie, and a
cap w ith the school badge for the boys.
9. It is very desirable th at every child should
have its own pair of running shoes for phy
sical education and dancing lessons, and the
school asks th at every parent co-operates
in the m atter. A rough cloth bag, w ith a
cord strung through the top is also desir
able, so th at the running shoes can conveni
ently be hung from the back of the child’s
chair in school.
10. The School has a Parent-Teachers’ Associa
tion, organised by the parents themselves,
which usually holds its m eetings on the first
Thursday of every m onth at 8 p.m. in the
school hall. M embership fee is 2s. 6d. per
fam ily per annum, and all parents and
friends of the school are welcome to attend.
11. The Head M aster, Mr. R. Ferguson, resides
on the school site, and is alw ays glad to see
parents about the education of their chil
dren. His telephone num ber is North
Luffenham 242, ext. 44.
Parents w ith children aged eleven years or
over should consult F /O Chalmers, Education
Officer, regarding entry to Secondary Schools.