Dunvant Junior School records

Scope and Content

Log books, 1877-2005; admission registers, 1877-1978; staff records, 1915-1975; reports and returns, 1969-1989; school photographs, 1909-2005, including photographs of individual classes, teaching staff, stage plays and sports teams; schoolwork, 1922-1991; scrapbooks, 1989-1994; history of the school, 2005; programmes and brochures, 1952-1977.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dunvant Junior School, Dunvant, Swansea, was established as a Board School in 1877 under the Education Act 1870 and is a mixed, non-denominational primary school.


Arranged chronologically into: log books and minutes; records of pupils; records of staff; reports and returns; correspondence and circulars; schoolwork; school events; photographs; miscellaneous; Dunvant Evening Institution (E S 7); log books continued; photographs; other records (E S 7 continuation).

Access Information

Items under 100 years old containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Education - Primary Schools, catalogue; West Glamorgan Archive Service, Continuation of Dunvant Junior School records, catalogue; Collis, Kim, West Glamorgan Archive Service - A Guide to the Collections (West Glamorgan Archive Service, 1998).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

No information available.


Accruals are not expected.

Geographical Names