Pishiobury School, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire
In 1941, Northcotts, an Approved School formerly based at Walthamstow, relocated to new premises at Pishiobury Park, near Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, then becoming known as Pishiobury School. It could accommodate 81 Junior boys aged from 10 to 13 years.
In 1973, the School became a Community Home with Education (CHE) under the control of Hertfordshire County Council.
In more recent times, the building has been converted to office use.
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- No records noted at present for this establishment — any information welcome.
- Hyland, Jim Yesterday's Answers: Development and Decline of Schools for Young Offenders (1994, Whiting and Birch)
- Millham, S, Bullock, R, and Cherrett, P After Grace - Teeth: a comparative study of the residential experience of boys in Approved Schools (1975, Chaucer Publishing)
- The Therapeutic Care Journal — has a number of articles relating to Approved Schools.
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