Category: Blantyre Schools

Auchinraith Primary

This photo of Auchinraith Primary School was shared by Ian Lappin. Does anybody recognise the pupils in the photo. And who’s the teacher? Some teachers at the time of this photo at Auchinraith School were Miss Sinclair, Miss Rose and Miss Drennan. What’s the exact year? Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by […]

End of Auchinraith School

  Blantyre organisations were shocked in the first week of November 1979, to learn that the derelict building formerly the Auchinraith Primary School at the corner of Craig Street and Auchinraith Road, would NOT be turned into a community centre. Springwells Tenants Association and the Boys Brigade had been especially interested in using the school, […]

Mrs Monk Retires, 2018

Now here’s a teacher who deserves a special mention! A special assembly and afternoon tea were held for a much-loved nursery teacher who retired after 42 years in David Livingstone Memorial Primary School. On Tuesday, June 25, 2018, David Livingstone Memorial Primary School staff and pupils marked the retirement of Moira Monk with a whole […]

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