|11th||Re-opened school. Eight children absent.|
|15th||A monitor absent all the week owing to her mother’s illness. Children of Standard I. taught with St. II. & III.|
|17th||Attendance better. Monitor still absent. St. I. II. II. taught as one class.|
|22nd||Several children absent owing to snow-storm.|
|29th||Children attended irregularly all the week owing to bad weather and colds.|
A holiday in the afternoon.
|1st||School as usual. Four girls of Class I. absent.|
|3rd||School not opened to-day, as owing to the floods many children unable to get to school.|
|4th||School as usual.|
|5th||School closed on account of the floods.|
|8th||School as usual.|
|12th||Attendance very irregular all the week, chiefly owing to illness.|
|19th||Both monitors absent all the week, as both of them have Influenza of a Typhoid type.|
Standard I. taught with Standards II. & III.
Infants’ Class did not work exactly according to Time Table, as they were taught in the school-room.
|26th||Both monitors still absent.|
|5th||School opened in afternoon at 2.15 instead of 2 o’clock.|
Both monitors still absent through illness.
|12th||Monitors absent all the week, also several children through illness.|
|19th||Monitors absent all the week. Attendance small owing to illness.|
|26th||The Rev. F.E.A. Jamieson visited.|
Monitors still absent.
|1st||Standards IV-VII. attended Class for Cookery in the morning.|
|9th||Attendance better. Monitors still absent.|
|12th||The Rev. A.R. Buckland, diocesan Inspector examined children from 2.15 to 4.30.|
|15th||School closed in the morning for Easter Holidays.|
|26th||Re-opened school. Monitors still absent, through illness.|
|30th||The older scholars attended a Missionary Exhibition held at Christ’s Hospital, Hertford in the morning.|
Infants had a holiday. School as usual in the afternoon.
|10th||Examination in Drawing from 11.15 to 12.15 held by A. Taylor, Esq.|
Infants had a holiday. Registers not marked.
|14th||The senior monitor still absent. The younger monitor has left the village.|
|21st||Inspection 2nd Visit|
Poetical Extracts selected for Recitation for the Year ending May 31st /98
St. I. II. III. Fidelity. Alice Fell. (Wordsworth.)
St. IV. – VII. The Passing of Arthur. (Tennyson.)
List of Object Lessons for Standards I. II. III.
1. Liquids & Solids. |16. Sponge.
2. Water. |17. Iron.
3. Plastic Bodies. |18. Cooper.
4. Clay. |19. Corn.
5. Gutta Percha. |20. Rice.
6. Soluble Bodies. |21. Maize.
7. Salt. |22. The cow.
8. Sugar. |23. Milk, butter.
9. Coal. |24. Cheese.
10. The dog. |25. The horse.
11. Dif: kinds of dogs |26. The monkey.
12. The sheep. |27. Flax Linen making.
13. The fig. |28. The daisy.
14. Parts of a plant. |29. Spring Flowers.
15. Clover. |30. Dew.
Lessons for Infants’ Class.
Animal Kingdom. Rabbit, dog, wolf, dormouse, brown bear, Poar bear, seal.
Vegetable Kingdom. The oak-tree, daisy, potato, turnip, orange pepper.
Mineral Kingdom. Slat, iron, clay.
Sundries. A general shop, sugar, tea, a pocket-handkerchief; rain.
Scheme for Instruction in Geography for the Year ending May 31st /97.
Standards I. II. III.
The Cardinal points.
The size & shape of the Earth.
The Earth’s Motion.
Geog: Terms simply explained & illustrated by reference to Map of England.
Standards IV. to VIII.
Physical and Political Geography of Scotland, Ireland, Hindustan and Ceylon.
Day and night and a few elementary lessons upon Latitude & Longitude.
Summary of Inspector’s Report.
“This school is in excellent order. The instruction is on the whole intelligent and thorough.”
Principal Teacher. Martha Ryle – certified Teacher of then First Class.
Signed on behalf of the School Managers.
Fred E.A. Jamieson.
|1st||Re-arranged Standards and Classes.|
|3rd||School closed in the afternoon for the Whitsuntide Holidays.|
|14th||Re-opened school. Monitor returned to school. Attendance very good.|
|17th||The Rev. F.E.A. Jamieson visited in the morning. A holiday in the afternoon – children had their Annual Treat at Goldings.|
|22nd||) Four days’ holiday given in honour of the Queen’s Jubillee.|
|2nd||Three children absent through illness.|
|7th||The Rev. H.E. Selwyn visited in the afternoon.|
|9th||Four children absent with sore throats.|
|16th||Several children absent through illness.|
|22nd||Dr. Turner, Medical Officer of Health, visited and said the school could be closed on account of diphtheria.|
|13th||Re-opened school. Six children absent.|
|24th||Two children absent all the week through illness, three others not yet returned to school.|
|27th||All children present except two who are away from home.|
Children of Standards I. II. III. taught as one division.
|1st||Several children absented themselves from school in order to attend a Circus at Hertford.|
The Rev. F.E.A. Jamieson visited.
|6th||School visited by the Rev. J.W. Sharpe, Senior Chief Inspector, and E.M. Field Esq. H.M.I. The Rev. H.E. Selwyn and the Rev. F.E.A. Jamieson were present during the visit.|
|18th||A holiday given for children to spend their Club money.|
|30th||Attendance better – one child absent with Measles.|
|9th||A holiday in the afternoon because of a Concert being held at Goldings.|
|23rd||The Rev. F.E.A. Jamieson visited.|
Attendance small all the week