School groups

Susworth and Scotter classes (1906), National School teachers, County School teachers (1930s & 1950s), Scotter classes (c1951 & c1952)

Scotter National School was built on South Street in 1934 at a cost of £300.  The building still stands (High Street) and is now the Eau Centre. 

The new Scotter Council School opened on 29th August 1932; it's name was changed to Scotter County School in 1956.


Scotter group iii 

picture 65 from Gillian Russell - Susworth School (1906)

Left to right:-

Back row: Cyril Hempstock, girl, Billy Cragg, Lucy Todd, Syd Green, May Collinson(?), Walt Scutt, Blanche Guilliatt, Amos Jacklin

4th row: Miss Ethel Osborne, boy1, girl2, Ted Guilliatt, girl3, Walt Jackson, ? Travis, boy4, girl5, ? Pyecroft, girl6, boy7, Miss Morton
3rd row: girl1, Jesse Jacklin, girl2, boy3, girl4, Job Jacklin, Eva Cragg, Albert Scutt, Evelyn Green, ? Guilliatt, Fanny Jackson, boy5
2nd row: Verna Guilliatt, boy1, Ada Cragg, ? Guilliatt, Myra Ross, SHEILD, Jim Todd(?), Kate Todd, boy3, girl4, boy5, girl6
Front row: boy1, boy2, boy3, boy4, Lily Jackson, girl5, Sidney Hempstock, boy6, boy7, boy8, boy9
Scotter 1906

picture 66 from John Fillingham - Scotter School group III (1906)

Back row: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Arthur Snowden, Headmaster Charles William Wakerley
3rd row: teacher, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 ,8, 9, 10
2nd row: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
front row: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Early 1900s staff
picture CWW2 from Charles Wakerley - National School teachers
Charles William Wakerley served in Scotter as headmaster for over 30 years.  He was the third head of the National School replacing Mr. Allen shortly after the turn of the 20th Century.  In the 1930s he moved with the children to the newly built primary school.  Wakerley Road was named after him.
Standing:  unknown1,  unknown 2
Seated:    unknown3,  Mr. Wakerley,  unknown4
The picture was a postcard and the reverse states 'Mrs. T. Kendall facing west'.  (In 1915 Mary Capes married Topham Kendall so presumably one of the ladies is Miss Capes)
Primary school
picture CWW1 from Charles Wakerley - first Primary School teachers (1930s)
Standing:  Miss Smith, Charles William Wakerley, unknown
Seated:     Miss Streets, Mrs Brumby
The image is from a collection of Mr. Wakerley's which depicts the staff, children, interiors and exteriors of the newly built Primary School.
picture 222 from Mrs G.D. Carpenter - Scotter school teachers
It is thought the photograph was taken in the 1950s.  Listed below are the people it is thought to depict:-
Back row:  David Patterson,  Brian Carpenter,  John Skepper,  John Nelson or Len Marshall, Charles Lambert
Front row: unknown,  Mrs J. King,  Miss M. Wakerley,  Sheila Massey-Shaw,  unknown,  Mrs Wooley
Sheila Massey-Shaw was from Gainsborough and married Derek Egar in 1953.
class of 1951

picture 541 from Mrs. M.E. Cook - Scotter School class (c1951)

Left to Right
Back:    boy1, Monty Brown, Master Woodhouse, Ralph Pidd, Master Chantry, Terry Rawson
Middle:  Master Cook, boy2, Tim Robinson, Miss Rawson, boy3, boy4, boy5, Master Goodburn?
Front:   Eileen Sellers, Janet Thompson, Janet Needham, Patricia Needham, girl1
Scotter school (c1952)

picture 229 - Scotter School group (c1952)

Back row: Ann Eato, Mary Liddall, Sheila Bullivant, Verity Wright, Pauline Richards, Shirley Hunt
3rd row: Aubrey Halloran, Molly Addison/Maureen Rushby, Rita Padley, Vivienne Arrand, Joyce Warwick, Hazel Shearman, Susan Cundall, Margaret Kirman, Shirely Bull, unknown boy
2nd row: Patrick Scotton/John Scotton, Jack Needham, David Wood, Keith Whiteley?, Robin Allison, Don Rawson, Norman Watson, Barry Andrews, Tony Smith, Sam Pye, Jim Forrington,
Front row: Margery Dewery, Jane Dent, Valerie Warburton, Sylvia Hunt, Joyce Arrand, Mary Bird, Sheila Cook, Frances Dooney, Brenda Barker, Shirley White, Eileen Allison