Shooting Butts Camp School, Rugeley

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Date:1940 - 1945 (c.)

Description:Evacuee boys from Shooting Butts School having a needlework lesson on Cannock Chase.

Shooting Butts Camp School, Penkridge Bank Road, Rugeley was opened in May1940 for evacuee boys from Birmingham. There was also a similar Camp School for girls at Pipewood, Blithbury. Together, the schools offered places for about 240 pupils from Birmingham and the surrounding areas.

Photograph copyright the Birmingham Mail.

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