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Back to School Exhibition

‘Back to School’: The Village School in 50 Objects

Saturday 21 September – Saturday 23 November 2019

Explore the history of local village schools in Rutland, from the Victorian period through to the 1920s.

This temporary exhibition at the museum will feature school photographs, certificates and awards, exercise books and school work, samplers and more…

Here is just a small selection of some of the old school photographs which will be displayed:

Barrowden School, 1920

Clipsham School, 1900

Essendine School, 1920
Schoolchildren dressed for May Day celebrations.

Exton School, 1914

Thistleton School, 1908

Wing School Cricketers, 1907
Six of these twelve boys were to die as a result of the First World War. To find out more – visit the exhibition.