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Cholsey School: Two Centuries of History By Jeanne Money
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Rev Henslow, vicar of Cholsey as well as a professor at Cambridge University and a close friend of Charles Darwin, had bold new ideas on how to improve the parish. He wanted to educate the young and... More > in 1838 his dream was realised with the creation of Cholsey School. Through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the school grew and changed, evolving from rows of pupils in wooden desks with slates, to open plan teaching and computers. Based on extensive new research, this book chronicles the changes to the buildings, the school disasters and successes, and the personal stories of some of the noteworthy teachers and pupils. Jeanne Money came to Cholsey when she was six years old and attended Cholsey School in the years before the war. Her expertise in local history is well known in the village, and she has produced a fascinating chronicle that will be of interest to all existing parents, past and present pupils.< Less