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History Lesson



 Poster making lesson at St Robert's in 1920           1920 Needlework lesson - incredible!


School Timeline

1888       St. Roberts School officially begins its life (October 2nd )

1889       First school Inspection by HMI

1896       New school building opens (now the site of the church car park) (30th June)

1900       School closed for 5 weeks due to diphtheria

1905       The first school trip (September 2nd to Bridlington)

1911       First school fire drill

1912       First school photographs

1913       First school football match (St Robert's 2, St Peters 0)

1914       WWI - Belgian refugees admitted to school (October 19th)

1921       First open day for parents (March 15th)

1923       Infant and Junior departments amalgamated

1962       New school buildings in Ainsty Road opened (25th June)



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