ragged school


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ragged school

n
(Education) (in Britain, formerly) a free elementary school for poor children
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It is also paying PS100,000 towards the refurbishment of the Charter Street Mission Ragged School, which was recently awarded Grade-II listing status.
ON FEBRUARY 19 1941, Gerald Jones and his older brother Ron made their way to a club meeting at the old Ragged School on Pleasant Street in Swansea.
The Ragged School Museum inTower Hamletsoffers kids the chance to experience life in a Victorian classroom, complete with a school mistress in Victorian clothing.
IN my book Cardiff Remembered, first published in 1997 and reprinted on a number of occasions since, I told how the HMS Havannah which had sailed into the Cardiff East Dock in 1860 and later transferred to a more permanent berth on the side of Penarth Road, near Penarth Bridge, was converted to an industrial school known as the Cardiff Ragged School.
The President of the Temperance Society and involved in the Stockton Ragged School for the poor, Lewis lived in the house until his wife died in 1882.
The hall and 60 acres were bought by the Newcastle Industrial and Ragged School.
The fees for schooling were 3d a week for each pupil, but many families could not afford this and so the Bishop Ryder's Ragged School was set up in 1862.
Manager On the way to their first Trophy final they have knocked out Margam Youth Centre, Cowbridge Town, holders Sully Sports (3-2 away in quite an upset), Ragged School, Dafen Welfare and Treowen Stars.
The four-minute video from 1993 was running on a loop inside a small, decrepit classroom (the building was a former Ragged School), and the accompanying vinyl wall text seemingly contained a typo.
Changing face of boys' home AXWELL Park Home Office Approved School was founded in 1847 as Newcastle Ragged School with premises at Sandgate to cater for poor boys.