- 1960 - 2021 (Accumulation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Material in this collection consists of digital, paper, books, CDs, metal, and photographic items.
2 boxes and 2 books.
Name of creator
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 focuses on major events that have occurred to the school and its pupils. This includes the Quatercentenary celebrations and the school's reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Quatercentenary celebrations compromised of several events including the visit to the school by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Quatercentenary ball, and special productions to celebrate the recent opening of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
There is a detailed series on the school's Speech Day which includes a comprehensive list of programmes and award winners from the ceremony.
There is a excellent record of items showing how the school reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is general communication to parents and staff, information on the structure of face to face and distance learning teaching, and also an illuminating collection of photographs taken by Ms. Fernandez in 2021.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
As far as is recorded, these items are fully appraised into the collection.
It is expected that there will be accruals into this series, especially for the series on Speech Day, Dinners and Reception, Various, and COVID 19 2020.
System of arrangement
This sub-fonds is divided into 5 series based upon event or theme. Where possible, items have been kept in their original order and/or in order of acquisition. Any digital files are stored in folders that replicate the series arrangement.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Due to child protection, material from the last 8 years will have restricted accessibility.
Conditions governing reproduction
Specific conditions for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries. Some photographic material is copyrighted to the photographer (see COVID 19 2020 sub-series)
Any request to reproduce material externally must be approved in advanced by the school's archivist due to copyright and GDPR concerns. Please email ArchivesUser@oakham.rutland.sch.uk.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Specific characteristics for individual items/ files will be noted on their specific entries.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Name access points
- Queen Elizabeth II (Subject)
- Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Subject)
- George Melly (Subject)
- Dr John Chilton (Subject)
- Richard Bull (Subject)
- Martin Minshall (Subject)
- John Lewis Barber (Subject)
- Dr Joe Spence (Subject)
- Diane Harvey (Subject)
- Sarah Gomm (Subject)
- Henry Price (Subject)
- Arthur Mayhew (Subject)
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