At Denaby School.

September 1967

South Yorkshire Times, September 30, 1967

At Denaby School.

Mr. Arthur Naylor who was deputy headmaster at the Morley Place primary school for two and a half years, has moved to headmaster’s post at nearby Balby St, Junior School in Denaby.

37 year old Mr. Naylor, of Gooder Avenue, Royston, is a native of Lancashire. He was born at North Ashton, near Wigan, in 1929 and studied at Ashton-in-Markerfield Grammar School before taking a teaching diploma at Saltley Training College, specialising in geography and English literature.

His first teaching post was at St. Nathanial’s school, Platt Bridge, near Wigan, where he stayed for three years before moving to Yorkshire to take a post at a athersley junior boys’ school, Barnsley, in 1955.


After being out Barnsley for five years, Mr. Naylor, joined the West Riding permanent supply staff, and taught at several schools before settling at Morley Place primary in 1965 as deputy headmaster.

Mr Naylor is married with one child, Amanda (seven), and his wife, Norma, a native of Royston, teaches at Royston infant school. Among his “extra curricular” interest, Mr Naylor is a keen sportsman. He is a qualified F. A. and M.C.C Coach and played football on a small scale in Lancashire. He is also interested in badminton and fishing.