Education: Schools Records
Here we provide summaries of our holdings for primary schools, secondary schools, further education institutions, colleges, and special schools. For fuller details please contact Powys Archives.
Certain school records may be subject to restricted access. Please contact Powys Archives for more details.
Board School: a school established by a School Board following the Education Act of 1870, usually in areas where there was inadequate provision by British or National schools
British School: a school originally established by British & Foreign Society to teach non-sectarian education (often by Nonconformist donations)
Church School: another name for National schools
National School: a school originally established by the National Society to teach an Anglican education.
Non Provided School: term used by the 1902 Education Act to refer to Church schools (not funded by the rates)
Provided School: term used by the 1902 Education Act to refer to Board schools (funded by the rates)