Topic: Southbrook School

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Southbrook School (26 Marshall Street, Rangiora)

Initially the children of Southbrook were expected to attend school in Rangiora but because of the distance they had to travel a lot of children were staying away from school. Finally the money was raised to build and in October 1874 Southbrook School was opened with a role of 58 children. James Thompson and Annie Robinson were the first teachers.

Role in 2010 -  313 pupils.

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