Bad news from France

Two Reading teachers had time off due to loved ones at the front.

Katesgove Girls’ School, Reading
1916, Nov 30

Miss Davey absent, by permission, on the occasion of her brother’s leave of absence from France (Nov 30-Dec 4)

Alfred Sutton Primary School, Reading
30th November 1916
Miss D Smith left at three o’clock in the afternoon as she received bad news from France. She will take a few days leave of absence.

Ascot Heath Girls’ School
30th November 1916

The afternoon session commenced at 12:55pm instead of 1:30pm in order that the girls might attend a children’s service in connection with the national mission at 3:30pm.

Ascot Heath Girls School Log Book (C/EL109/2, p. 264); Katesgrove Girls School log book (SCH/6/8/2, p. 422); Alfred Sutton Primary School log book (89/SCH/37/1, p. 238)

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