Leven CE (VC) Primary School


A History of Education in Leven

The following documents give an overview of the history of education in Leven:

1) A History of Education in Leven by Geoffrey Braham (published privately 1968)

2) The following is a transcription of a diary kept by Thomas Derbyshire (born in Leven in January 1873). The diary starts at January 1st 1884 when Thomas was 10 years old. The diary was transcribed by Jean Derbyshire in 1970). Thomas was a pupil at Leven School.

Diary part 1

Diary part 2

Diary part 3

Diary part 4

Diary part 5

Diary part 6

Diary part 7

Diary part 8


3) A collection of photos - mainly donated by Simon Theasby.