Beverley High School this month celebrates 111 years of educating the girls of Beverley and surrounding villages. The school first opened in September 1908 and was erected in the grounds of Norwood House.
The original Edwardian building, largely hidden from street view, is an integral part of the modern school and boasts an oak panelled school hall with balcony and ornate cornicing. A feature staircase leads to the upper floor and the building is adorned with sash windows.
Last year Beverley High School opened its doors for a Heritage Open Day for the first time, with displays and presentations about the school’s history; notable alumni of the school; and extraordinary women of Beverley, some of whom - as you would expect - are former pupils of the school. This year…..
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