Sharing our heritage

in local schools





The Ferrers School

To fulfil one of the aims of the Charter Project - to provide framed full-size prints of the restored Charters for everyone to see - each school in the town has received a framed copy of an individual charter on loan from the Town Council.

Henry Chichele Primary School

The Mayor of Higham Ferrers, Chris O'Rourke, presented Jonathan and Lottie from the School Council, Year 3, and the Head Teacher Mr McClymont with the 1604 Charter of James I and its interpretation board, and a copy of the commemorative book - Higham Ferrers 1251–1914 A portrait of a town and its people through its historic charters.

The Ferrers School

On Monday 27 January 2020 The Ferrers School received the Victorian Charter of 1886 and accompanying exhibition, and were presented with a copy of the commemorative book - Higham Ferrers 1251–1914 A portrait of a town and its people through its historic charters.

The Mayor, Gemma Oakenfull (Deputy Head) and the Head Boy and Head Girl

Higham Ferrers Junior School

The framed copy of the Charles II 1684 Charter is now on display in Higham Ferrers Junior School for all the pupils, staff and school visitors to enjoy.

Higham Ferrers Nursery and Infants School

The first Charles II Charter of 1664 was presented to Higham Ferrers Nursery and Infant School by the Mayor and a copy of the commemorative book - Higham Ferrers 1251–1914 A portrait of a town and its people through its historic charters - was presented by the author, Brenda Lofthouse.