Manchester High School For Girls
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Catalogue

School Reports

 

There are 19 volumes of School Reports for the years 1874 - 1953 and single copies for 44 different years ranging from 1903 to 1963 but with some gaps.

The volumes were restored and rebound in green in 2004 with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. One volume containing the School Reports for 1896 - 1902 was not restored and rebound to serve as evidence for the original condition of the volumes.

 

They include the following information:

  • Lists of governors and other school officers
  • Registers of attendance at governors' meetings for the years 1880-1881, 1881-1882, 1882-1883 and 1884
  • Lists of teaching staff, later Reports give more details about qualifications and subjects taught
  • A general report of the state of the school including the number of pupils, examination performance, scholarships, staff changes, financial position, curriculum and organisation
  • A general description of the school library
  • Regulations for entry to the school, curriculum, homework, reports on pupils' progress, school hours, assembly, holidays, school dinners, physical training, uniform, illness and absence, fees, withdrawal of pupils, scholarships and exhibitions
  • Information about current and former pupils including public examination results, winners of school prizes, holders of scholarships and exhibitions, university successes of old girls, appointments of old girls and lists of pupils by form and in alphabetical order from 1885
  • Detailed examiners' reports for the Preparatory Department for 1876 - 1893 and for the Main School for 1874 - 1895
  • Statements of accounts
  • Illustrations including a woodcut frontispiece of Dover St for issues 1896 - 1913 and a drawing frontispiece of Dover St for issues after 1914
  • The 1881 issue contains the complete school lesson timetable including subjects and times of lessons
  • The 1914 issue includes lists of the holders of the Mary Bradford Exhibitions during the years 1884 - 1913 and holders of the Lady Whitworth Exhibitions for the years 1889 - 1913
  • Information about Pendleton High School including lists of staff for 1888 - 1911, lists of pupils by form and in alphabetical order for 1885 - 1911, examiners' reports for 1886 - 1895, a woodcut of the school for issues 1896 - 1907 and a photograph of the school for issues after 1898
  • Information about North Manchester High School including lists of staff for 1892 - 1904, lists of pupils by form and in alphabetical order for 1893 - 1905, examiners' reports for 1894 - 1895 and awoodcut of the school for issues after 1896

 

 

BOUND VOLUMES OF SCHOOL REPORTS

 

The bound volumes contain the following School Reports:

 

1874 - 1883, 1884 - 1887, 1888 - 1891, 1892 - 1895, 1896 - 1899, 1900 - 1904, 1905 - 1907, 1908 - 1911, 1912 - 1916, 1917 - 1920, 1921 - 1924, 1925 - 1927, 1928 - 1931, 1932 - 1934, 1934 - 1939, 1935 - 1939, 1940 - 1945, 1946 - 1950                

 

 

 

SINGLE COPIES OF SCHOOL REPORTS

There are single copies of School Reports for the following years:

1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1907

               

1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1919

               

1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1914, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929        

 

1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939          

 

1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949          

 

1949-1950, 1950 - 1951, 1951 - 1952, 1952 - 1953, 1953 - 1954, 1954 - 1955, 1955 - 1956, 1956 - 1957, 1957 - 1958, 1958 - 1959                        

           

1959-1960, 1960 - 1961, 1961 - 1962, 1962 - 1963                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                   

                                   

 

 

 

   
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