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 1954 Class 4A

Same photograph as above this time supplied by Mrs Annie Byles

Spring Lane School Boys' Brigade 1892

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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