New School for Cairneyhill

DUNDEE COURIER THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY 1922 ANOTHER NEW SCHOOL FOR FIFE BETWEEN CROSSFORD AND CAIRNEYHILL Fife is to have another new school. The Education Authority yesterday decided to proceed with the erection of a school between Crossford and Cairneyhill, near Dunfermline, for the accommodation of pupils from these two villages. The new school will compriseContinue reading “New School for Cairneyhill”

Examination of a school in 1838

FIFE HERALD THURSDAY 16 AUGUST 1838 SCHOOL EXAMINATION On Friday last, the school in Cairneyhill taught by Mr W S Reid was examined by the Rev Messrs Gilston and More. The progress of the pupils in the various branches of a useful education was very satisfactory; the readiness of their answers, and their correct explanationContinue reading “Examination of a school in 1838”

1867 Teacher Presentation in Cairneyhill

DUNFERMLINE SATURDAY PRESS SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 1867 CAIRNEYHILL PRESENTATION On Friday evening a soiree was held in the Cairneyhill village schoolroom, in honour of Mr Alexander, the teacher of the school, when upwards of 140 children were present, and a few of the leading inhabitants of the place. The Rev Mr Borland, the newly-ordained ministerContinue reading “1867 Teacher Presentation in Cairneyhill”

Cairneyhill education almost a hundred years apart – in 1851 and 1942

The Scotsman 30 July 1851 Wanted, a teacher for the village school at Cairneyhill. He must be qualified to teach English, Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Latin. Application to be made to Mr William Erskine, farmer, Cairneyhill, within a month of this date. Cairneyhill, 28th July 1851 Dundee Courier 29 December 1942 Fife Headmaster’s Death MrContinue reading “Cairneyhill education almost a hundred years apart – in 1851 and 1942”