Originally published in 1900
As well as being a history of Abbotsholme School this volume also examines the general question of the English national education at the turn of the last century.
The material includes:
- The foundation of Abbotsholme, 1889
- Answers to the Royal Commission on "Secondary" education, 1894
- British, French, and German press reports on the progress of the school
- Planned schools on Abbotsholme lines in England, Germany, France, Russia and Switzerland.