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The original school at Asthall, Fettiplace School was endowed by Sir George Fettiplace in 1743 for a school mistress to teach reading and needlework to 12 girls. A news school was built in 1873. In 1923 the school was reorganised as a junior school but closed in 1924 due to declining numbers. The school briefly reopening during the Second World War to teach evacuee children. Please see S10/1 for other records of this school.