OLD DEVONPORT . UK
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  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: February 10, 2016.
Webpage updated: July 10, 2017

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EDUCATION IN OLD DEVONPORT

SAINT STEPHEN NATIONAL SCHOOL

Even after the passing of the Education Act 1870, which created the Devonport School Board, the Church continued to open new schools.  The first and last in Devonport was connected with the Anglican Church of Saint Stephen and it was apparently opened in 1870.

Saint Stephen's National School was situated at 38 Clowance Street, with the rear in Prospect Row, next door to the Clowance Brewery.

Following the adoption of the Education Act 1902 on June 1st 1903, the School became a "Non-provided" School under the Devonport Local Education Authority.  It became Saint Stephen's Junior Girls' and Infants' School.