Spring Lane School, Northampton opened for the first time on November 16th 1874. The old Victorian school is now long gone and in that time many children have spent their early years receiving an education there. This web site is about those children and their community in the Boroughs.
PHOTOGRAPHS FROM EX-PUPILS
Spring Lane School Assembly 1970
Spring Lane School 1952
Spring Lane School Football Team 1956/57
School Orchestra 1970s
Victorian Day 1970s
Nursery Fancy Dress Day 2005
VICTORIAN DAY AT SPRING LANE SCHOOL: NOVEMBER 16th 2007
The school celebrated its opening one hundred and twenty three years ago to the day with a Victorian Day with all staff and children dressing for the occasion; for more photographs see "Our School".
The school has been built, rebuilt and modified over the years. Currently, the site is being redeveloped to accommodate the larger number of pupils to be
admitted with the change to a primary school. The new campus is very modern and designed for the 21st century.
The ways in which the school has changed will be chronicled on this site.
2006 BURYING THE TIME CAPSULE
In 2006 one of the oldest surviving pupils of Spring Lane School came to visit and receive a cheque on behalf of the school towards a community history project. Elizabeth Whitney as a pupil at the school in 1913 and remembers her time there with affection.
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Pupils from the school buried a time capsule beneath the new extension currently being built at Spring Lane School; the capsule contained a DVD with the contents of the website and the newly re-issued book about the Boroughs "In Living Memory"
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