|12th||Re-opened school. Only 10 children present in Infants’ Class, the others absent through illness.|
|19th||Attendance of Infants slightly improved. Three boys of Class I. & II. “left” in order to attend Ware Grammar School.|
|23rd||A boy absent with Concussion of the Brain – his sister, R. Bonfield, in St. vii. kept at home to help her mother.|
|26th||Only three children absent from Infants Class.|
|2nd||The monitress, E. Jennings, absent through illness.|
|11th||Ash Wednesday. A holiday in the afternoon.|
|13th||The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks visited.|
A girl in Standard absent with Rheumatic Fever.
|24th||The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks visited and gave a lesson on Canada to St. iv. v. vi.|
|8th||Three children absent with Chicken-pox.|
|19th||School as usual. Eight children of Infants’ Class absent.|
|29th||A few children absent with Chicken-pox.|
Diocesan Inspector’s Report.
“I am greatly pleased (as usual) with this school. The children in the Upper Division passed a very creditable Examination. I do not think that the Lower Division did quite as well as last year.”
(signed) H.T. Lane.
|10th)||School in charge of the two monitors, who were constantly helped by the Manager,|
|to )||the Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks as I was unable to attend through illness.|
|24th)||Mrs Robert Smith and the Rev. J.C.M. Mansell-Playdell visited several times.|
|25th||The School was inspected this morning by Mr. A.H. Ladd, Her Majesty’s Inspector’s Assistant. 51 children were present, three children absent through illness. The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks was present the whole time of Inspection. A holiday in the afternoon.|
June 25th Object Lessons &c. for the Year ending
May 31st /92
1. The Rabbit – cat – tiger.
2. “ cow. butter. cheese.
3. “ sheep. The Wollen manufacture.
4. Cotton & its manufacture.
5. Manufacture of a “penny.”.
6. Goat. deer. reindeer.
7. A river.
8. Clothing of animals.
9. Feet “ “
10. Water and its forms (snow, ice &c).
12. Iron. Iron manufacture.
13. The Elephant.
14. The Camel.
15. The Seal.
16. Flax. Linen manufacture.
17. The Spider.
18. The Silkworm Silk
19. The Lark. Robin Sparrows
20. The Oyster. Pearl. Diver.
21. The Whale. Whale fishing.
22. Dormouse. Bear.
Pieces selected for Recitation.
Standard I. “Somebody’s Mother.”
“ II. III. Nelly’s Shilling.
“ IV. V. VI. Selection from Shapespeare,
“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more _” .
|6th )||School in charge of E. Jennings. The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks visited each day, & gave lessons|
|to )||to Class I. in Geography, Arithmetic & Reading.|
|13th||School as usual. Sent five boys to Bengeo Boys’ School.|
|17th||The Rev. H.L. Cocks visited & gave a lesson on “Europe” to Class I.|
|30th||A holiday. Children had their school-treat at Goldings.|
|14th||School closed for the Harvest Holidays.|
|21st||Re-opened school after the Holidays. Several children absent.|
|25th||The Rev. J.C.M. Mansel-Playdell visited and spoke to the children on the importance of regularity of attendance at school.|
|14th||School in charge of monitors, illness preventing my attendance.|
|16th||The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks visited and taught.|
|19th||The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks visited and helped in teaching.|
|29th||A holiday given in the afternoon at the request of the children, who wished to attend a Circus at Hertford.|
|2nd )||The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks visited each day and assisted in teaching.|
|17th||A holiday given in the afternoon to afford children an opportunity for spending their Clothing Club money.|
|24th||Class for Cookery inspected by Miss Harrison H.M. Inspectress of Cookery, who expressed great pleasure in the method of teaching and in the children’s answering.|
Mrs Robert Smith and the Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks attended.
|4th||The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks visited and taught.|
|17th||School closed for Christmas Holidays.|