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By Robert Elverstone

Following the 1870 Forster straight forward schooling Act, Albert highway Board university in Leicestershire opened on 2d September 1878 with a normal position of 500 childrens. Drawn from the first-hand accouns of the headmasters within the university log books, this booklet information the ailments and illnesses suffered; the fight of neighborhood households to feed and dress their little ones, in particular in the course of tough time of strike and conflict; the creation of vaccinations and the varsity well-being inspector; the arriving of the phone and electrical lights; and reviews in regards to the curriculum, employees and rest actions. occasionally funny and occasionally unhappy, lifestyle is captured the following: from debts of overcrowded school rooms and corporal punishment, to squabbles approximately tending the school room fires. This booklet captures the truth of existence at this Victorian university and is a needs to for neighborhood and relatives historians alike.

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The whole of the papers show want of care. The language paper was the best. June 12th: Opened school this morning after a week’s holiday. Attendance fair. The bed for the babies has arrived but is not very large. Admitted five fresh children: was obliged to send two back as they were too young. June 16th: The children were not able to go out to play Thursday morning, owing to the wet weather. Time spent in singing. Two children came in at ten past three: sent them home again. On Wednesday gave the babies kindergarten instead of counting.

There is room for improvement in lessons on natural history and common things. Staff West, Elizabeth M. Class Two Headmistress Dudley, Laverna 4th year Pupil Teacher Buckler, S. J. 3rd year Pupil Teacher Treaddell, Sarah 2nd year Pupil Teacher November 25th: Headmistress sent in resignation to the Board. December 3rd: Small school owing to a fall of snow during the night – sixty-one present in the morning. December 15th: Mr Kiddle, Mr Abell and Mr Atkins came in school and heard the children sing.

There is room for improvement in lessons on natural history and common things. Staff West, Elizabeth M. Class Two Headmistress Dudley, Laverna 4th year Pupil Teacher Buckler, S. J. 3rd year Pupil Teacher Treaddell, Sarah 2nd year Pupil Teacher November 25th: Headmistress sent in resignation to the Board. December 3rd: Small school owing to a fall of snow during the night – sixty-one present in the morning. December 15th: Mr Kiddle, Mr Abell and Mr Atkins came in school and heard the children sing.

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