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'A School of Builders'

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The story of S. Nicholas Grammar School, Cape Coast Castle, Gold Coast, by the Rev. A. J. KNIGHT , Headmaster The story of St. Nicholas Grammar
School, Cape Coast, Gold Coast, the public school for West African natives, begins in 1910. On January 10 of that year the first Bishop of Accra visited Cape Coast to found a school which might produce teachers, catechists, and priests for the English Church Mission'.
The school began with only twenty-nine pupils, collected with difficulty, and was hardly known outside its owe Mission. It grew very quickly and today stands open to all, without distinction of race or creed, and draws boys not only from the Gold Coast and Ashanti, but even beyond from Togo-land, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and the Uclgian Congo. Though not yet a quarter of a century old the school is already proud of a number of Old Boys who hold important positions on the Gold Coast.
At present the number of boys on the roll is limited to about two hundred by the capacity of the buildings. But the boys themselves in their spare time are building a new School at Adisadel, two miles out of Cape Coast.

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Unknown: Rev. A. J. Knight

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