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PRINTED BY W. CLOWES AND SONS, STAMFORD STREET,

FOR HER MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE.

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Report on the Day Schools throughout England and Wales, on the

Principles of the British and Foreign School Society, which
have received aid from Parliamentary Grants. By Joseph
Fletcher, Esq., Her Majesty's Inspector of Schools.

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CONTENTS.

PAGE

Basis of facts for the present Report

3

Schools last visited

il,

Character of their premises ; warming and ventilation
Peculiarities in their attendance and finances
Schools recently visited by invitation

ib.

Summary of all the aided schools

7

Cost and accommodation of the school-houses

il.

Defective attendance of children

9

Income and expenditure collectively

ib.

Former Reports

10

Infant schools

11

British schools; cost, accommodation, and attendance

12

Village schools; cost, accommodation, and attendance

13

Irregularity of attendance

14

Ages and payments of the children in British and village schools:

15

Income, expenditure, and emoluments of teachers

16

Endowment system, and its failure

18

Recent origin of the schools now reported

ib.

Slow decline of ignorance under their operation

20

Augmentation of crime in spite of augmented schooling

22

Necessity for higher education under new circumstances

23

Economically no less than morally advantageous

24

Influence of the industrial and social character of the sereral districts on the

support of British schools

25

Agricultural and maritime districts

ib.

Agricultural districts with domestic manufactures

ib.

Agricultural and mining districts

26

Mining and manufacturing districts

27

Extensive reliance on Sunday schools for secular as well as religious education 28

Effects upon the support of day schools

29

Greatest deficiency of schools where they are most wanted

30

Tabular comparison of the several districts

33

Tabular comparison of the schools classed by locality, character, and method

of support.

44

Social position of public schools for the poorer classes

46

Inspection of the schools; objects of their promoters

48

Scheme of duty in the British schools

53

Progress in it since their first foundation

54

Schoolmasters' training, age, character, education, and subsidiary occupations 56

Schoolmistresses; teachers married

Table of teachers' training

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