Education

Blaenau Gwent Infants School – The Crown

Blaenau Gwent Infants School – The Crown. On Tuesday 8th April 1902 at a monthly meeting of the Aberystruth School Board consisting of the following members – Mr J. P. D Williams (Chairman); Mr R. H. Williams (Vice Chairman); Mr E. J. Williams; Mr T. Drew; Mr C. H. Carter; Mr J. Davies; Rev T. T. Evans; Dr D. C. ... Read More »

The Board Schools Cwmtillery – Cwmtillery Junior Mixed (Cock n Chick School).

The Board Schools Cwmtillery – Cwmtillery Junior Mixed (Cock n Chick School). The Board Schools Cwmtillery – Cwmtillery Junior Mixed (Cock n Chick School) was situated on the Eastern side of Mynydd James (Cock n Chick Mountain) on the Western side of the Cwmtillery valley, overlooking Penybont. On 14th May 1874 the Educational Department gave notice to the Aberystruth School ... Read More »

The Technical Annex School

The Technical Annex School. The need for a local Technical School at Abertillery came up in an Educational Meeting as early as May 1928, up until this date the Mechanical, Engineering, Civil, Motor Engineering and Mining part of education was all based in Crumlin or Pontllanfraith. In September 1928 it was announced that the building of the Technical School was ... Read More »

Abertillery Intermediate County School

Abertillery Intermediate County School. On Thursday 24th February 1892 the need of an Intermediate School for Abertillery was first raised. A letter was read from the Clerk to the County Council that the Education Committee had provisionally settled that an Intermediate School to provide accommodation for 70 boys and 50 girls be placed at Abertillery. On Thursday 3rd March 1892 ... Read More »

The National Church of England School Abertillery

The National Church of England School Abertillery. The National School, Church School was situated on what was to become High Street, Abertillery. Its exact spot is where the Bus-Stops are today opposite S. M. Ash. The School was a part of St Michaels Church. Abertillery in the 1830s-40s was practically non-existent, a few farms and one main small Iron Works ... Read More »

The British Schools – Abertillery Central School

The British Schools – Abertillery Central School. There was a sort of education in Abertillery through the Church and a school had been in existence in connection with the Baptist Chapel in Blaenau Gwent for many years. The British/British and Foreign Schools were different from the National or Church schools in as much as they were subject to examinations periodically ... Read More »

Queen Street School

Queen Street School. On March 21st 1895 Tenders were invited for the erection of Schools at Queen Street, Abertillery to accommodate 625 children. Plans and specifications could be seen at the office of the Boards Architect Mr George Rosser Victoria Buildings Abercarn. Tenders to be sent to Mr I. Aled Jones, Clerk to the Aberystruth School Board, Blaina Mon. At ... Read More »

Gelli Crug – Boys Girls and Infants School

Gelli Crug Boys – Girls and Infants School. On Tuesday 8th April 1902 at a monthly meeting of the Aberystruth School Board consisting of the following members – Mr J. P. D Williams (Chairman); Mr R. H. Williams (Vice Chairman); Mr E. J. Williams; Mr T. Drew; Mr C. H. Carter; Mr J. Davies; Rev T. T. Evans; Dr D. ... Read More »

Bryngwyn School

Bryngwyn School. The Bryngwyn School was proposed to built as a Boys School to take the overflow and ease pressure from the Queen Street Schools. In July 1907 The Abertillery Urban District Council’s Education Committee invited Tenders from builders to erect the Bryngwyn School on a site close to the Steam Laundry, near Six Bells, Abertillery. They also invited Tenders ... Read More »

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