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Sources for Education in Goldington

The following list gives all the sources relating to education in the former parish of Goldington, including Putnoe, held by Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service. Due to the terms of the Data Protection Act records containing personal details of living individuals will be closed in total, or in part, depending on the nature of the information.

Goldington Early Education

  • R3/5051: £2 per annum recommended as a help towards a school: 1846;
  • BY9/3: Sunday school supported by the Bunyan Meeting: 1863-1866

Goldington Middle School crest about 1995 [E-Pu4-4-48]

Goldington County Secondary Modern School/Middle School

  • EBV71: HM Inspector’s report on the school: 1950;
  • E/YM1/5/1: details of proposed sports barn: 1963;
  • E/YM1/1/2: project to build a new sports centre: 1964-1965;
  • CA7/15: Haylands Youth Club premises at the school - minor works: 1968-1973;
  • BP63/1/55: aerial photograph: c. 1970s;
  • EBGM1: Bedford Borough school governors’ minutes: 1970-1974;
  • SGM40/1: school governors’ minutes: 1974-1985;
  • CA8/574: building maintenance file: 1974-1979;
  • E/SC2/B-Gen4: review of north-east Bedford middle school catchment area: 1978;
  • CA8/1065: building maintenance file: 1980-1986;
  • E/TE3/2: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • E/TE2/2: details of the school: 1982
  • E/PM3/3/2: participation in BBC drama “Bleak House”: 1983;
  • E/OL1/5/1: participation in Calvados school exchange: 1984;
  • E/PM6/2/2: abolition of corporal punishment: 1984;
  • E/SC2/B-Gold1: written representations to Primary & Middle Schools Review Sub-Committee: 1984;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • SGM40/2: school governors’ minutes: 1986-1987;
  • E/MS3/2/1: kitchen and other details: c. 1987;
  • E/YM4/1/2/2: Haylands Youth Club file including project at the school: 1987-1990;
  • E/YM1/2/2: letter requesting details of the school’s Youth Service Project: 1989;
  • PL/APH9/21: aerial photograph showing school: 1991;
  • E/Pu4/4/48: school prospectus: 1995;
  • HT13/1/2: photograph of classroom interior: 1995-1996;
  • Z932/4/5: folk dance held at the school: 1996;
  • E/CE4/6/5: school prospectus: 1997;
  • X988/1/8: Christmas concert by school choir: 1997;
  • HT13/2/2: Harpur Trust grant to the school: 1997;
  • E/Pu4/6/5: school prospectus: 1997.

Goldington Green Academy June 2017

Goldington Green Academy

  • EBE4/1: conveyance of site of school: 1864;
  • SB19/1: abstract of title: 1864;
  • SDGoldingtonGreen2/1: admission register: 1867-1907;
  • SDGoldingtonGreen1/1: logbook: 1864-1887;
  • HiBB2/1: Highway Board minutes note footpath to be made for recently erected school rooms: 1865;
  • SB19/8: School Board bye-laws: c. 1872;
  • SDGoldingtonGreen1/2: logbook: 1887-1901;
  • Z50/142/418: photograph of school group: c. 1900;
  • SDGoldingtonGreen1/3: logbook: 1901-1940;
  • SB19/5: final School Board financial statement: 1903;
  • SB19/6: report of the School Board clerk to Bedfordshire County Council: 1903;
  • P23/29/13: appointment of school managers for Great Barford and Goldington: 1903;
  • CTM17/39: mortgage for the enlargement of the school: 1905;
  • Z50/51/21: photograph of school buildings: 1908;
  • E/IN1/1: HM inspector’s reports: 1909-1929;
  • CTM17/76 and 79: mortgage: 1927;
  • SDGoldingtonGreen2/2: admission register with list of evacuees at the back: 1937-1958;
  • SDGoldingtonGreen1/4: logbook: 1940-1958;
  • SDGoldingtonGreen1/5: logbook: 1958-1969;
  • CA8/462: building maintenance file: 1974-1978;
  • E/SC2/B-Gen4: map of school catchment area: 1978;
  • E/CU3/9/2: religious education curriculum file: 1979-1989;
  • E/TE3/4: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • E/MS3/2/1: kitchen and other details: c. 1987;
  • SDGoldingtonGreen1/7: logbook:1991-2002;
  • E/Pu4/4/73: school prospectus: 1995

Hazeldene County Primary Infants School (became The Hills Lower School)

  • EBGM5: Bedford Borough school managers’ minutes: 1970-1974.
  • CA2/899: adaptations file: 1974-1981

 Hazeldene Lower School prospectus about 1995 [E-Pu4-4-75]

Hazeldene County Primary Junior School/Lower School

  • CA8/17: file on extensions: 1966;
  • EBGM5: Bedford Borough school managers’ minutes: 1970-1974;
  • E/SA1/4/12: file on comprehensive re-organisation and school opposition to becoming a lower school: 1973-1975;
  • X494/64/21: newspaper article on the school’s changing status: 1974;
  • E/TE9/1/1: staff disappointment at the school not becoming a middle school: 1974;
  • CA2/899: file on adaptations: 1974-1981;
  • E/SC2/B-Gen4: map of school catchment area: 1978;
  • E/TE3/4: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • E/PM3/3/2: participation of boys in BBC drama “Bleak House”: 1983;
  • E/PM6/2/4: school opposition to the abolition of corporal punishment: 1985-1986;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • E/ME4/2/1: notes on multicultural education in school: 1986-1990;
  • E/MS3/2/1: kitchen and other details: c. 1987;
  • E/TE2/2: details of the school: 1989;
  • E/Pu4/4/75: school prospectus: 1995

The Hills Lower School (formerly Hazeldene County Primary Infant School)

  • E/SA1/4/12: creation of the school: 1973-1975;
  • E/SC2/B-Gen4: map of school catchment area: 1978;
  • E/TE3/4: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • E/MS2/1/4: request for additional supervisory assistants: 1985;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • E/MS3/2/1: kitchen and other details: c. 1987;
  • E/TE2/2: details of the school: 1989;
  • SDMargaretBeaufortMiddleSchoolRiseley3/1: photograph of presentation of conservation award: 1992.

 Mark Rutherford Upper School crest about 1995 [E-Pu4-4-54]

Mark Rutherford Upper School

  • CA2/874: phase I construction file: 1970-1981;
  • EBGM1: Bedford Borough school governors’ minutes: 1970-1974;
  • CA7/1: phase I completion file: 1973-1974;
  • X495/30: programme for school production: 1974;
  • X495/31: school magazine: 1974;
  • Z160/83: minutes and governors’ reports: 1974-1975;
  • CA2/932: phase II construction file: 1974-1982;
  • CA2/875: phase III construction file: 1974-1981;
  • CA8/527: building maintenance file: 1974-1979;
  • SGM43/1-3: school governors’ minutes: 1974-1989;
  • CA2/527: school site purchase: 1975;
  • Z160/264: school magazine: 1977;
  • E/PG1/1/3: playgroup use of school premises: 1978-1983;
  • E/CU3/8/1: concern of invitation of National Front speaker to the school: 1978-1985;
  • E/YM1/5/1: project appraisal for youth annexe: 1979;
  • E/SC3/Sand2: objection by Colmworth, Duloe, Staploe, Renhold, Ravensden and Wilden to sending children to the school: 1979;
  • CA8/836: building maintenance file: 1979-1982;
  • E/OL1/6/1: participation in foreign schools exchange: 1979-1984;
  • E/CU3/10/1: Nuffield A-Level; science course: 1979-1989;
  • E/TE3/2: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • E/SC3-B-MR/1-2: debate over future of the school: 1982-1986;
  • E/PM2/1/2: transportation of pupils from outlying villages: 1983-1984;
  • E/CU3/13/5-6: establishment of pre-vocational courses: 1985;
  • E/TE2/2: details of school: 1985;
  • FSD/PC31: newspaper report of arson at school: 1985;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • E/MS3/2/1: kitchen and other details: c. 1987;
  • E/ME6/3/1: pilot multicultural education project: 1987-1988;
  • E/ME6/3/1: school report on multicultural education: 1987-1988;
  • E/CU4/4/1: exchange visit to Arezzo: 1988;
  • E/ME9/3/1: survey of school from a multicultural viewpoint: 1988-1989;
  • E/ME6/3/2: school reports on multicultural education: 1988-1990;
  • E/ME7/1/1: brief report on multicultural education at school: 1988-1990
  • E/YM1/2/2: survey of school community activities: 1989;;
  • E/Pu4/4/54: school prospectus: 1995;
  • HT13/2/12: Harpur Trust grant to school: 1999.

Putnoe County Primary Infants School (became Putnoe Lower School)

  • EBGM5: Bedford Borough school managers’ minutes: 1970-1974

Putnoe County Primary Junior School (became Putnoe Lower School)

  • EBGM5: Bedford Borough school managers’ minutes: 1970-1974

 Putnoe Lower school prospectus about 1995 [E-Pu4-4-248]

Putnoe Lower School

  • E/SC2/B-Gen4: map of school catchment area: 1978;
  • E/ME6/1/5: applications for Section 11 funded posts for multicultural education: 1980s;
  • E/TE3/4: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • E/MS3/2/1: kitchen and other details: c. 1987;
  • E/TE2/2: details of school: 1987;
  • E/Pu4/4/248: school prospectus: 1995.

School prospectus 1996 [E-Pu4-4-47]

Woodside Midde School

  • CCE2758/6: land registry certificate for school site: 1971;
  • CCE2758/7: counterpart lease of part of the school site as an electricity sub-station: 1973;
  • Z160/84: governors’ minutes and reports: 1974-1975;
  • PY/E2/2/48: tenancy agreement for caretaker’s bungalow: 1974-1975;
  • SGM49/1: school governors’ minutes: 1974-1986;
  • CA2/629: file on extension to school: 1974-1978;
  • CA8/499: school maintenance file for “Elms Farm Middle School”: 1974-1978;
  • CA2/625: extinguishment of right of way: 1978;
  • E/SC2/8-Gen/4: review of north-east Bedford middle school catchment areas: 1978;
  • CA8/825: building maintenance file: 1978-1982;
  • E/TE3/2: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • CA8/1035: building maintenance file: 1982-1985;
  • E/OL1/6/1: school participation in foreign exchange: 1984;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • E/PM6/2/2: abolition of corporal punishment: 1986;
  • E/MS3/2/1: kitchen and other details: c. 1987;
  • E/Pu4/4/47: school prospectus: 1995.