School History

Mayflower school is located in Poplar, and area rich in local history.

Upper North Street School

During World War I Mayflower Primary was called Upper North Street School. On the 13th June 1917 the school was bombed from the air by a German plane called a Gotha. This was the first incidence of civilians being targeted in this or any other war.

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Shoe Making

Find out about shoe making in area during the 1950's:

Accelerated Reader

"I've had a really enjoyable and interesting time getting to know your lovely school today - everyone was so friendly and welcoming. There were so many things to see and share. Thank you very much for giving your time so generously. I hope we can keep in touch in the future, Happy Storytelling!"

- Carol Child, Headteacher of Carlton Colville Primary School - Suffolk