DENABY MAIN COLLIERY SCHOOL
28 th July
School closed for three weeks for mid summer holidays.
18 th September
School closed all day because the lessons would be so much disturbed by the number of special trains passing for Doncaster Races.
14 th /15 th September
No school. The children would not come on account of their fathers having a holiday for the races.
1 st December
Attendance reduced by the unsettled state of the weather.
8 th December
Many of the children were unable to attend school the last three days there having been a very heavy fall of snow.
15 th December
Average attendance still lower from the severe weather.
Military drill is being taught to the children.
School staff: Ada Holdsworth, certified teacher, Ada Roberts, assistant mistress
Florence Peace, pupil teacher, second year
School staff: Ada Holdsworth, resigned, Annie Rose, 2 nd class certificate commenced duties
28 th September
Edith H Rose appointed monitress
Number on Roll: 107
A urinal should be provided for the boys and indecent habits in the playground put a stop to!
24 th May 1886
School staff: Annie Rose, certified teacher Emily Wragg, assistant mistress, Miss May Asquith, commenced
8 th October 1886
The dull weather during the present week has made the appearance of the school unusually dark and gloomy. The teachers had difficulty retaining attention of the children on this account.
Average attendance 172.9
22 nd April
Albert Webster severely punished for disobedience today.
17 th June
Closed school for one weeks holiday to celebrate Her Majesties Jubilee.
13 th January
About eighteen families have left Denaby.
Emily Cocking, John Marsh & John Cooper were among the best and left this week.
Best in class:
Alfred Williams, Frank Stubbs, George Williams, John Humphries,
Joseph Aston, Rose Durham and Florence Nixon.
From the second class:
John T Toole, Richard Meigh, John W Scott, Ezekial Lloyd, James Cooper, Edith Horubin, Maria Nichols, Lucy Parkes, Lucy Evans.
Elizabeth & Clara Haywood left this week.
Miss Wragg resigned
Miss Washington is new.
School staff: Annie M Rose, certified
Mary E chapman
Alice M Washington
Miss Rose resigned 20 th August
Jane T Logan new
7 th September
Number on roll 278
12 th July
Willie Humphries Standard I was drowned in the canal while attempting to fish on Saturday 6 th .