School reopened this morning. Several children absent.
Received library box from Olney.
Library books sent to Newton Blossomville.
Major Farrer visited reference School Cleaning.
4 more cases of Scarlet fever reported - excluded 13 children with temperatures exceeding 99 degrees. This action reported to Medical Officer at Aylesbury
Letter from Aylesbury confirming above actions.
Attendance - Mixed - 71.6% Infants - 80%
Four more cases excluded today.
Dr Bailey (Newport) visited and excluded 2 more children under suspicion of Scarlet Fever. Attendance today 50%. Reported to Aylesbury.
Received wire at 1.45 ordering closure of school until Feb 19th. After a short consultation with Mr Brooks we decided to remain open until 3.40pm.
School reopened this morning at 9am. Attd for morning - 68.5%. Mrs Ingram absent through influenza. Time Table not kept as I have all Upper School. During the closure I have visited the following schools by courtesy of the Head Teachers concerned:
Turvey Infants. Dept - 1 day
Bletchley Rd Council School - 2 Days
(Senior boys and Infants)
Olney Council Mixed - 1 day
Kingsthorpe Grove Council Boys - 1 day
Miss Paybody visited the Infants Depts of the schools mentioned as well. Mr Parris, one of the school managers, visited this afternoon at 2.35pm and stayed until 3pm.
Mrs Ingram still absent - Miss Paybody has kindly stayed behind on the dismissal of the Infants and taken her class. She also took the needlework for all girls this afternoon.
Miss Ingram resumed duties this morning.