Dance was held at the end of Primary School. It's now
called 'The Prom.Prom'.
It was probably the first dates for the
It was called The
Qually Dance after the Qualifying Exam, the Scottish of the '11+'
in England) sat at the end of Primary School, that separated
pupils who would go on to:
Secondary School (for those who passed the exam. i.e. Grammar
Modern School (for those who just failed the exam).
pupils had the opportunity to move up to Senior Secondary School
later if they showed promise of passing the Scottish 'O Grade' exams.
Secondary (for the remaining 75 to 80%. They were taught
metal work, book keeping, etc., setting them up for
Ian Smith, Ayr, Ayrshire,
Scotland: October 15, 2014