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Rossmere Primary School

Details about Rossmere Primary School

This school opened in 1954. There was great need for a school in the area where it was estimated that over 1000 houses were to be built in the early 1950s. The school was built to accomodate 240 infant and 320 junior children with an extra classroom for 'backward' children. The name 'Rossmere' was taken from a small nearby lake as the council wished at the time to preserve ancient traditions of the area.

Miss Pinkney was appointed head of the Infant Department and Mr Robert Wood (renowned local historian) head of the Juniors. Both teachers remained at the school until retirement.


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