Known Saltash Schools

1811St. Stephens Free School (St. Stephens Church)

1824 Trevollard House School (Boarding School for Young Ladies)

1830 Mrs. Carpenter’s School for Girls

1830 Saltash Academy (Young Gentleman boarded and educated)

1835 School in Church House

1843 National School in Church Lane

1854 Boy’s Boarding School in North Road

1856 Seymour House School for Young Ladies

1866 St. Stephens’ College in Port View

1866 College House School at 2 Callington Road

1872 Board School erected in North Road

1873The Mansion Seminary for Young Ladies (St. John’s Lane)

1873Miss Ellen Brown’s School for Girls in Fore Street

1873Miss Mary Elliott’s Ladies Seminary in Albert Road

1874Board School at Cross Park

1876Longlands Board School

1883Infants’ School at Trematon

1883Young Ladies’ School in Port View Cottage

1884The Vinery, Lower Port View (Franciscan Grey Friars)

1893Windsor House School at 36 St. Stephens Road

1904Essex House School in Culver Road

1906Miss Elizabeth Speare’s School for Girls at 94 Fore Street

1919Private School in Valetta House, Albert Road

1919Longlands Board School became a Public Elementary School

1927Saltash County School opened at Cross Park

1929St. Hilary School in the YMCA, Fore Street

1952Saltash Infant School in Callington Road (having moved from North Road)

1957 Saltash Junior School opened at Longstone site

1957Board School in North Road became a Secondary Modern

1957Board School at Cross Park became a Grammar School

1965 Secondary Modern and Grammar School became a High School

1968 Saltash Comprehensive School opened

1972Burraton County Primary School opened

1977Bishop Cornish Church of England School opened

2004Saltash School (Comprehensive) became (Specialist School) became Academy

Other schools in town (no dates known)

Miss Orchard-Sharp’s School in Home Park Road

Magdala House School at 8 St. Stephens Road

Essex House School in Culver Road

Saltash Grammar School (pre Elizabethan) adjacent to St. Nicholas & St. Faith Church

First World War – School for the Children of Naval Officers (4 Windsor Terrace)

First World War – School for the Children of Naval Officers (corner of Belle Vue Rd/Fore Street)

During the First World War the Army took temporary occupation of St. Stephens School and classes were held during this time at Forder Chapel in Burraton, in the Plymouth Brethren Meeting House, in the Church Room and a shippen at Lower Burraton

Please Sir!  (Education in Saltash)

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