Schools had to cope with an enormous influx of new children. Most children were evacuated in school groups, with a teacher. Evacuated classes shared school buildings on a shift system with the local school children. Many evacuees and local children had a very disrupted education during the war.
Cornwall's Education Committee prepares to educate thousands of evacuees
Julia Sanders shares her memories of school days as an evacuee.
Pauline Jackson Cocking shares her memories of school in Cornwall.
Outdoor games at Wadebridge school
Evacuees at St Mary's C of E School, Penzance
School log books describe disruptions in children's education
Diary written by Miss M Bennett a teacher evacuated to Veryan with her class
Sound recording of P J Maladine talking about school days and scholarships