Rotherham Girls' High School

Rotherham Girls' Grammar School was a grammar school in Rotherham.

Rotherham Girls' High School
Address
Middle Lane

,
England
Coordinates53°25′57″N 1°20′20″W / 53.43246°N 1.33899°W / 53.43246; -1.33899Coordinates: 53°25′57″N 1°20′20″W / 53.43246°N 1.33899°W / 53.43246; -1.33899
Information
TypeCounty school
Established1906 (1906)
Closed1973 (1973)
Local authorityRotherham
GenderGirls
Age11 to 18

HistoryEdit

The school was taken over by Rotherham Corporation in 1906. It moved to Middle Lane in 1910. It closed in 1973 and a comprehensive school, Clifton Comprehensive School, opened in the same buildings.[1]

HeadmistressesEdit

  • 1906–1908: Miss Law[1]
  • 1908–1916: Miss Strudwick[1]
  • 1916–1920: Miss Smith[1]
  • 1920–1922: Mrs Mair (née Moss)[1]
  • 1922–1931: Miss Harding[1]
  • 1931–1938: Miss Varly[1]
  • 1938–1946: Miss Dencer[1]
  • 1947–1953: Miss Ayles[1]
  • 1953–1960: Mrs Castle[1]
  • 1960–1973: Mrs Ridge (continued as head of Clifton Comprehensive School)[1]

ReferencesEdit