Staples Road School, Loughton, c1908.

This was the first board school in Loughton and built initially for 197 boys back in 1887 at a cost of £6,000.

The site was then extended to include an infants school in 1891 and a girls school in 1911.

Epping Forest Guardian: How the school looks today.How the school looks today. (Image: Gary Stone)

Today the school has up to 630 children.

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