Here we provide summaries of our holdings for primary schools, secondary schools, further education institutions, colleges, and special schools. For fuller details please contact Powys Archives.
Board School: a school established by a School Board following the Education Act of 1870, usually in areas where there was inadequate provision by British or National schools
British School: a school originally established by British & Foreign Society to teach non-sectarian education (often by Nonconformist donations)
Church School: another name for National schools
National School: a school originally established by the National Society to teach an Anglican education.
Non Provided School: term used by the 1902 Education Act to refer to Church schools (not funded by the rates)
Provided School: term used by the 1902 Education Act to refer to Board schools (funded by the rates)