St. Mathias Church, Golden Valley was built in 1876 and served as a Church of England infants school during the week.
It eventually closed at the end of Summer term 1973.
Here are just a few of the classes that attended the school during that time;
Unfortunately I have no other information for this picture.
Golden Valley Infants School 1932
Back Row Left to Right; D Edwards, V Ingram, C Holdon, Miss Hill
Third Row: A Waller, B Purdy, B Walters, B Caulton, C Gent, E Langton, R Holdon, K Dooley, ?, E Butt, J Burton.
Second Row: ?Jackson, M Inwood, G Abel, D Palmer, M Butt, J Stuart, D Dooley.
Front Row; D Inwood, T Watson, R Clark, G Purdy, B King.
Golden Valley Infants School 1936
Back Row Left to Right; J Inwood, Miss Hill, K Gent
Third Row; A Stuart, T King, B King, I Hawkins, K Ashmore, ?, C Stuart, R Burton, ?.
Second Row; B Freeman, G Stuart, ?, ?, E Langton, G Edwards, R Hunt.
Front Row; C Palmer, ?, ?, C Dooley
Golden Valley Infants School 1927
Back Row Left to Right: Mrs Cocks, ?, Bernard Johnson, ?, ?, ?, ?, Olden, Winnie Able, Cladys Caurlton,?
Third Row; ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Gilbert Ingram, Stan Hawkins
Second Row; ?, ?, ?, George Dooley, Alfe Walters, George Gent, Ray Stuart, A Gent, Watson.
Front Row; Rex Abel, ?,?, Roy Dooley, Bill Butt, Harry Langton, Marge Inwood, ?, ?, May Johnson
Golden Valley Infants School 1935
Back Row Left to Right; Miss Hill, T King, R Burton, A Stuart, C Dooley, J Inwood, ?, B King.
Second Row; J Brown, E Palmer, A Stuart, I Hawkins, J Waller, D Dooley, E Abel, B Harrison, J Poole.
Front Row; B Freeman, G Stuart, S Walters, C Stuart, K Ashmore, K Poole, M Blatherwick.
Golden Valley Infants School 1943_44
Mrs Miller Mrs Gent
Back Row left to Right: ? Ashmore, Jim Aldridge, Margaret Freeman, Alan Witcherley, ? Ashmore, ? Brown, Nev Freeman, Enid Crooks, Rosie Stuart, Ron Aldridge, Paul Birks, Dennis Patrick.
Front Row Left to Right: ? Powdrill, Edwin Brown, ? Brown, June Phillips, Josephine Gent, Freda Inwood, ?, Kev Stewart, Brian Bowers, Brian Ashmore, ?, Jeff Palmer.
Golden Valley Infants School 1956
Back Row Left to Right; Mrs D Miller, Elaine Ashmore, Roger Patrick, Phillip Owen, Russell Storer,
Roy Ashmore, Dennis Storer, Jeremy Higgs, Miss
Middle Row; Bernard Owen, Richard Woodwood, Alan?, Hilda Poundrill, Kenneth Bradley, Maureen Ball,
Christine Leeke, Peter Heath, Susan Higgs, Jennifer Soar, Yvonne Leek.
Front Row; Chrispin Sisson, Jennifer Slack, Susan Holdon, Roy Woodward, Ruth Brewster, Judith?,
Denise Warwick, Michael Kenmuir, Stephen Warwick, Susan Kenmuir.