Queens Road School, Wimbledon

Queens Road School, Wimbledon

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1910
Area Wimbledon
Picture Reference Wim_​32_​7-1-
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Queens Road School was completed in 1902, and began life as a girls' school, for ages 7-14. In 1935, it became exclusively a senior girls' school. The school carried on throughout the war years and beyond, despite two bombs falling on the playground in 1940 (fortunately no one was hurt), and a severe influenza epidemic in the winter of 1946-7, that resulted in one fatality. However, in 1966, after Merton reorganised their educational system, Queens Road School became the 'annexe' to Ricards Lodge. The building is still a school, and is currently The Priory, a co-ed C of E primary school.

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