Edwardsville Schools

Edwardsville Schools


The Council School in Edwardsville 1913 hit by a Tornado

It seems that before Edwardsville was named it was usually called Quakers Yard therefore the name of the large railway station and schools were named after Quakers Yard



Quakers Yard grammar School was actually on the site of the Primary school in Edwardsville, below is a photograph of the school.


In 1922 Jacob Thomas was appointed first headmaster of the new Quakers Yard grammar school ,Treharris , where he remained until his premature retirement owing to ill-health in Aug. 1931 .


Above you can see a photograph of the teaching staff at Quakers Yard Grammar School in 1944

A new school opened in Edwardsville in September 1975 and was built to replace the schools at Webster Street, Treharris Central, Woodlands and Edwardsville itself. The school, although occupying one site consists of two separate schools, junior and infants


The Primary School in 2010