1st Edition

Abbotsholme 1889-1899

By Cecil Reddie Copyright 2007
    720 Pages
    by Routledge

    720 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    1: Introduction; 2: A pioneer school at work, 1890; 3: A dutch professor's visit and verdict, december, 1892; 4: F Ounding the old boys' club, easter, 1893; 5: A brief history of abbotsholme during 1893-1894; 6: Oxford and edinburgh contrasted; 7: The revised prospectus. 12; 8: Answers to the royal commission; 9: A french verdict in la science sociale, october, 1894; 10: A brief history of abbotsholme during 1894-5; 11: English verdicts, december, 1895, to october, 1896; 12: German verdicts; 13: An english exposition of the system in process of development at abbotsholme, december, 1896; 14: A french savant's verdict; 15: Some weighty criticisms upon the three books on the abbotsholme type of school; 16: Contributions to the organisation of a normal tertiary (higher secondary) school; 17: Schools and projected schools on abbotsholme lines in england, germany, france, russia, switzerland, etc; 18: The new buildings, 1899


    Cecil Reddie