Who Was Ward Jackson?
Ralph Ward Jackson (7 June 1806 – 6 August 1880, London) founded West Hartlepool, England in the nineteenth century. A Conservative, he was elected at the 1868 general election as the first the Member of Parliament for The Hartlepools, but was defeated at the 1874 general election.
The current Ward Jackson School was officially opened on 12th March 1968 by EN Halton esq MA, headmaster of Hartlepool Grammar School for boys.
Every year school celebrate the birth of Ralph and all of his achievement by enjoying a day of fun activities. See our gallery below to find out what we did to celebrate last year.