This book, first published in 1965, discusses the nature of the grammar school, its curriculum and teaching methods, comparisons with sixth form education, and the change in its organisation and attitudes during a time of rapid social change in 1960s Britain. This title will be of interest to students of history, sociology and education.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. What do We Mean by Culture? 2. The ‘First-Generation’ Grammar School Boy 3. Curriculum and Teaching Methods 4. General Studies in the Sixth Form 5. Authority and Freedom in the School 6. Religious and Moral Education 7. Out of School 8. Leaving School 9. Culture and the Grammar School; Appendices; Bibliography; Index