Wimbledon County School for Girls

Wimbledon County School for Girls

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1937
Area Merton Park
Picture Reference Wim_​33_​1-53
Original Format Postcard
Notes / History This photograph shows some of the young pupils at the Wimbledon County School for Girls.

The school was initially founded in 1905 as a teacher's training centre, but a secondary school naturally grew up around it, which was formally recognised in 1907. Despite this, due to the war and other issues, the Wimbledon County School did not acquire a permanent building until 1924. The school closed in 1969 when Merton reorganised their comprehensive educational system, and was merged with the Rickards Lodge School.

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