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Green Lanes Junior School, Croxley Green, Hertfordshire: a classroom

Aslin, Charles Herbert (1893-1959)
NOTES: C. H. Aslin was County Architect for Hertfordshire from 1945 to 1958 and a pioneer of twentieth century prefabricated design. This school, part of the Hertfordshire County Council school-building programme which he headed, was constructed using the unit planning system.

Temple Hill School, Dartford, Kent: classroom

Gollins Melvin Ward & Partners

Grammar School, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon: the schoolroom in the Over Hall on the upper storey

NOTES: The Grammar School was originally the guildhall of the Gild of the Holy Cross, the ruling body of Stratford to the time of the Dissolution. The ground floor was the guildhall proper while the Over Hall became the town's school room. King Edward VI, having suppressed the Gild, entrusted the guild's school to the town corporation in 1553 after which it was known as Edward VI Grammar School. It is generally believed that William Shakespeare was educated in this room.

Double classroom, showing dual arrangement of desks

SOURCE: Edward Robert Robson. School architecture (London, 1874), pl. 268

Queen's Inclosure Middle School, Cowplain, Waterlooville, Hampshire: the central spine corridor

Hampshire. Architects Department
NOTES: This was the third middle school (for 8 to 12 year-olds) built for the Hampshire education department. The steel-framed building located next to a 90-acre wood has class bases along one side and offices and service spaces along the other. The middle school system was abandoned in Hampshire in 1994 and this school became Queen' Inclosure Primary School.

Science building, Bedford School, Bedford: classroom

Milne, Oswald Partridge (1882-1968)

Strathmore Avenue Infants' School, Hitchin, Hertfordshire: the classroom wing with clerestory lighting between adjoining classrooms

Aslin, Charles Herbert (1893-1959)
NOTES: C. H. Aslin was County Architect for Hertfordshire from 1945 to 1958 and headed its pioneering school-building programme.

Design for a block of six classrooms and a laboratory for Stowe School

Williams-Ellis, Sir Clough (1883-1978)

King Alfred School, Hampstead, London

Kaufmann, Eugen Carl (1892-1984)