|20th||Mrs R. Smith visited and distributed prizes for regular attendance.|
|10th||One child absent with Measles.|
|17th||Two children absent with Measles.|
|24th||Attendance very small owing to the prevalence of Measles.|
|Feb 25th )||School closed three weeks, because of Measles.|
|Mar 15th )|
|17th||Re-opened school. Attendance good. A few children still absent.|
|31st||Kate Medhurst in Standard I. shows great dullness especially in Arithmetic and Dictation.|
|24th||Children much grieved at the death of their school-fellow Charles Draper.|
|29th||Registers not marked in the afternoon, because the children attended the funeral of Charles Draper.|
|30th||The Rev. H.J. Lane, Diocesan Inspector examined school in Religious Knowledge from 1.30 to 4. Registers not marked.|
|15th||Ascension Day. A holiday in the afternoon.|
|17th||In consequence of the continued dullness of Kate Medhurst, she was placed with Class I. infants.|
|26th||Whit Monday. A holiday.|
|27th||School as usual.|
|4th||The Rev. H.L. Wright visited in the morning, and gave a lesson to Class I on “Switzerland”, relating his visit there last year. Showed a large view of the Giessbach Fall. Children were very much interested.|
|5th||Diocesan Inspector’s Report.|
“This is in every respect a very satisfactory school.”
Number of children present 53.
Signed. H.J. Lane D.I.
|27th||The Annual Government Inspection was held from 9.20 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Mr. Ladd H.M.I.’s Assistant. The Rev. H.L. Wright attended. A holiday in the afternoon.|
Object Lessons &c. for the Year ending
May 31st /91
1. The Dog.
Fox. Wolf. Jackal.
Noted varieties of the dog.
2. Growth of a Frog.
3. A river.
4. “Waste not, want not.”
6. Corn. Wheat &c. The Harvest.
Bread-making. A rice pudding.
7. Flax. linen.
8. Making of a Penny.
9. Cotton & Manufacture of Cotton goods.
10. A daisy.
11. The Whale.
12. Horse. Beasts of burden. Camel. Reindeer
13. Clay. Bricks. Pottery.
14. Manufacture of a needle.
15. Spiders. Silkworm.
16. Winter. (Ice. Fog. Frost &c.)
17. Structure of Fish. Herring. Salmon. Mackerel
Pieces selected for Recitation.
Standard I. The boy who could not lie.
“ II. III. Beth Gelert.
“ IV. V. VI. Selection from the Trial Scene, “Merchant of Venice.”
|15th||Oswald Aldridge in Standard II. and Alice Jennings in Standard IV. being children of very delicate health, have been put back into St. I. and III. Respectively. The former child by the express wish of his parents.|
|22nd||School visited by HM. Inspector|
T. W. Danby.
|24th||By permission of H.M. Inspector T.W. Danby Esq. I have added to the existing Time Table these words:-|
|6th||A holiday. School treat at Goldings.|
|15th||School closed for Harvest holiday.|
|22nd||Re-opened school. Attendance very good. One girl who had passed St. vi. returned to school after an absence of three months.|
|30th||Cookery Class held from 9 to 12.|
|4th||Summary of Inspector’s Report & remarks|
“Discipline and instruction here are thoroughly praiseworthy in all subjects.”
A. Hart is continued under Article 84.
Signed on behalf of the School Managers
Principle Teacher Martha Ryle – certificated Teacher of the 1st Class
Ann Hart removed from Teaching staff 31st August 1890.
|4th||Mrs Robert Smith visited, also the Rev. H.L. Wright, who distributed sweets & presents to the children, because he was leaving the village.|
|11th||The Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks, the successor of the Rev. H.L. Wright, visited.|
|17th||The Class for Cookery was held this morning from 10.35 to 1 p.m. when the Inspectress of Cookery, Miss Harrison, attended. Mrs R. Smith & the Rev. H.L. Somers-Cocks visited.|
|18th||Gave Class I. & II. A lesson on “Canada” to help them to understand more fully the Lecture on Canada, illustrated by a Magic lantern, to be given on Friday evening by the Rev. H. Somers-Cocks in the Tennis-court, Goldings.|
|24th||Questioned children on the Lecture , & found that they had been much interested.|
|25th||Gave children of Cookery Class a short lesson on the “Two essential conditions of the life of human beings.”|
|2nd||Gave children of Cookery Class a lesson on the “Properties of Milk.”|
|10th||Talked to children of Cookery Class about some of the foods which produce warmth.|
|22nd||School as usual. Several children absent owing to the snow.|
|24th||Attendance very small. School closed for the Christmas Holiday.|