SWAYLANDS SCHOOL, KENT
This record is held by London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
|Title:||SWAYLANDS SCHOOL, KENT|
Photographs of the school
The records of the Middlesex County Council, including Education Committee minutes and the records of the Education Department are held by the Greater London Record Office.
|Held by:||London Metropolitan Archives: City of London, not available at The National Archives|
|Physical description:||3 volumes and 1 print|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
Swaylands School was a residential special school for educationally subnormal boys maintained by Middlesex County Council.
After the passing of the 1944 Education Act, the MCC expanded its provision for special education increasing its numbers of residential schools from one to ten, many accommodated in large mansions in the home counties. Swaylands was a 19th century Tudor style house situated at Penshurst, near Tonbridge, in Kent.