Subfonds CUR - Curriculum

Identity area

Reference code





  • 1926 - 2020 (Accumulation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

This collection consists of photographic, negative, paper, CD, slides, cassette tape, vinyl, floppy disk, and digital material. Any digital files are stored in folders that replicate the series arrangement.
25 boxes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Items have been acquired from many different sources over several years.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This collection highlights the depth and breadth of the school's curriculum and pupil's work. The drama and music sub-series are particularly detailed with their collection of production stills and programmes.

CUR/7 contains reports relating to the school's teaching and curriculum alongside timetables for lessons and exams, and comprehensive examination results for GCSE, A Level and IB.

Throughout the series in this collection, there is material relating to events and trips undertaken by various departments to increase the extra-curricular activities of pupils.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

As far as is recorded, these items are fully appraised into the collection.


It is expected that this series will receive multiple accruals in the future.

System of arrangement

This sub-fonds is divided into 9 series (CUR/1 - 9). Due to the previous nature of collecting the material, items in this sub-fonds have been divided into series which reflect individual subjects or subject groups (for example Science and Maths).

Where possible, particularly in the Drama and Music series, items have been kept in original order according to chronological date.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

There are several GDPR concerns within this collection, particularly relating to the sub-series on examination results. As such, each item's accessibility will be noted on their individual entry.

Conditions governing reproduction

Specific conditions for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.

Any request to reproduce material externally must be approved in advanced by the school's archivist due to copyright and GDPR concerns. Please email

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Specific characteristics for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

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Subject access points

Name access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Oakham School, Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom.

Institution identifier

Oakham School.

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail


Dates of creation revision deletion



  • English



Accession area