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Old School Rules

Old School Rules

THE RULES for Eastoft School were as follows :

1. Children are admitted into the school from the age of three years and upwards.

2. Annual Subscribers will receive a ticket for every ten shillings they subscribe, which ticket will save the child to whom it is given, two pence a week.

3. Three pence a week must be brought for each child every Monday morning, and one shilling a quarter must also be paid for those who wish to learn writing.
A ticket from a Subscriber will reduce the payment to one penny a week, not including writing.

4.  No child must be absent from school without leave.

5. School Hours are—in the morning from 9 to 12 o’clock, and in the afternoon from 2 till 4 from Michaelmas to Lady Day, and from 2 till 5 from Lady Day to Michaelmas. There will be no school on Saturdays.

6. If a child be not sent to school by 9 o’clock, it must be taken back till the afternoon, and if not sent by 2 in the afternoon, it must be taken back for the rest of the day. This rule will not be enforced with regard to children who live more than a mile from the school.

7. Children must come to school with clean hands and faces, their hair properly cut and combed, and their clothes clean.

8. No child can attend the school who has any disorder that is infectious, nor whilst the small-pox, measles, hooping cough, ringworm, or any infectious disease prevails in the family.

9. All children belonging to this school above 6 years old must attend the Sunday School at half past nine o’clock in the morning, and also during the summer months at two o’clock in the afternoon.

The parents are particularly requested to pay strict attention to the above Rules, as so much depends upon regularity.

The Mistress of the School will not be able to attend to any complaints from the parents, but if they are mentioned to the clergyman, they will be immediately attended to.

September, 1845
Vicar.Frank Sugden



Alpine Planter Workshop

Alpine Planter Workshop

Eastoft Community Gardening Club
August 28th starting at
Eastoft Village Hall

Come along and make your own alpine planter. Everything is provided; Bowls, plants, compost and top dressing.

Learn how to care for alpine plants, propagate cuttings etc.

Price is £15.00 per person and you get to keep the planter you make 

All profits from the workshops are used by the lovely ladies of the gardening club to do improvements around the village 

To book your place please contact me via facebook or Lorna Whiteley on 07443 561949

Broadband Update

Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)

The future is FTTP. Pure fibre optic cables connect you straight to the exchange for faster and more reliable broadband.

FTTP is reliable

Stable and always there: Fibre to the Premises is tough, and gets the job done whatever the distance. So you always stay connected.

FTTP lets you do more

Everyone online at once: Even if everyone at home or work is online on different devices, with fibre your broadband won’t slow down.

Area so far covered

DN17 4JU Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) The Old Moorings
DN17 4PA Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) The High Street
DN17 4PE Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) Boltgate
DN17 4PF Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) Boltgate
DN17 4PG Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) Yorkshireside
DN17 4PH In Progress Crowle Road
DN17 4PJ In Progress Cherry Tree Villas
DN17 4PL In Progress Crowle Road
DN17 4PN Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Harrisons Yard
DN17 4PP Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Luddington Road
DN17 4PQ In Progress Sampson Street
DN17 4PR Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Washinghall Lane
DN17 4PS Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Donville Road
DN17 4PT Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Strickland Road,
DN17 4PU Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Pademoor Terrace
DN17 4PX Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Washinghall Lane
DN17 4PY Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Washinghall Lane The Stables Area
DN17 4PZ Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) Pademoor Crossroads
DN17 4QD In Progress St Bartholomews Square

Work in progress

Crowle Road and Sampson Street needs more groundwork to be able to complete threading the fibre within the underground conduits and additional poles erecting.

Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC)

The rest of Eastoft village has FTTC a technology that supports speeds up to 80Mbps
with future possibility of British Telecom rolling out for speeds of up to 330Mbps.

What can I do next ?

Go to Openreach website and check out if it’s available for your address.
If it is just follow the instructions on how to proceed.
It may give you the option to receive notification when it is available.
Don’t despair if it says that nothing is happening for this area as it isn’t so.
Keep checking weekly.

Interactive Map of Eastoft


Any Questions ?

Have a look at the Openreach site which is a good source of information.

If you want to discuss any of the above then it’s time to  talk to Tony who has been driving this project forward.


Playground Future

Eastoft Community invite you to a meeting to discuss the possibility of
renewing the playground equipment which is nearing the end of its life.

At the Village hall on 21st June @ 7:00pm

It is your village playground and we want to hear from you what YOU think
would be the best thing for the young and not so young in our village