Blackwater, Cornwall


Blackwater, Cornwall

Blackwater is a small rural village situated in the Parish of St Agnes between Truro (6 miles) and Redruth (4 miles) and close to the north coast and its sandy beaches (3 miles). The Victorian philanphropist and journalist John Passmore Edwards was born here. [A. J. A. Morris, ‘Edwards, John Passmore (1823–1911)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, May 2006 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32981 accessed 15 Nov 2007] ]

Education

Blackwater School was built in 1877 and serves the village of Blackwater and surrounding countryside hamlets. The school comprises Infant Classroom and two Junior Classrooms, hall, kitchen, ICT suite, library, SEN room and various offices and resource areas. There is a large sports field, and adventure play area. Adjoining the field is a wild area, used for environmental and scientific education, together with small plots and a greenhouse. The school also has a Foundation Unit for children aged 3 - 5 years.

External links

* [http://www.blackwater.cornwall.sch.uk Blackwater CP School]

References

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