St Nicholas School History Exhibition - Saturday, 12 July 2014

Our history, dating back to 1858, including photos and artefacts.

On Saturday, 12 July 2014, St Nicholas Church of England Primary School mounted an exhibition celebrating over 150 years of its history, from when it started as Harpenden’s National School, close to the parish church.

General view of the exhibition and musicians. Credit: Rosemary Ross – July 2014

This was complemented by children’s activities, a quiz, traditional refreshments and musical entertainment throughout.

Victorian desk with pens and ink, from HLHS and Les Casey’s collections. Credit: Rosemary Ross – July 2014

Pens, including quills. Visitors had opportunities to write with quill pens. Credit: Rosemary Ross – July 2014

Victorian ink bottles from Les Casey’s collection. Credit: Rosemary Ross – July 2014

Girl’s apron, as worn by girls at St Nicholas school in the 19th century, from Amy Coburn’s collections. Credit: Rosemary Ross – July 2014

Boys at St Nicholas school wore such dresses up to the age of 6. This one was worn by a 3 year old boy – from Amy Coburn’s collection. Credit: Rosemary Ross – July 2014

A selection of photos from the school archives. Credit: Rosemary Ross – July 2014

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