Tag: Bewerley Street School

Local history: Leeds School Board

Education for working class children was definitely not a priority, they were expected to contribute to the family income by working, begging, or stealing. Factory owners sometimes provided facilities to educating the children working for them and these children became known as half-timers – half a day working and half

South of the River – at New Bewerley

I’ve been very lucky to be involved with New Bewerley Community School since its inception in 2005. Do you know New Bewerley? It’s the weird spiral shaped building at the bottom of Dewsbury Road just past the One Stop Centre. I’ve been the Chair of Governors since New Bewerley was