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Listed in the 1851 Slaters Directory were:
Wesleyan School, Gornal Wood, Sarah Langford, mistress.
Wesleyan New Connexion School, Gornal Wood, Mary Wosdel, mistress.
The 1865 the following schools were listed: [Jones's Mercantile Directory]
Roman Catholic School, Lower Gornal, John Coulson, master. Ann Coulson, mistress.
The Ellowes Hall Sports College, Stickley Lane, Lower Gornal.
Ellowes is a large modern comprehensive school, it is sited near where the Ellowes Hall mansion once stood and the school and grounds occupy some of the Hall's estate.
Building commenced in 1964 and the Ellowes opened in 1966 as a Secondary Modern School.
In recent years Ellowes has become one of the leading schools in the Black Country, serving Gornal and surrounding district and includes sixth form education.
Over 1000 pupils attend and is now part of Invictus Education Trust.
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