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Educating the Respectable : A Study of Fleet Road Board School, Hampstead - Professor W. E. Marsden

Educating the Respectable

A Study of Fleet Road Board School, Hampstead

Paperback Published: 1st January 1991
ISBN: 9780713001846
Number Of Pages: 304

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Under its first headmaster, W.B. Adams, Fleet Road Board School was an outstanding success, described by a contemporary journal as the finest elementary school in Europe.' This study explains the school's success using contemporary sources, and newspapers and the oral evidence of ex-pupils.

Abbreviationsp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
The Fringes of Hampsteadp. 1
The London School Boardp. 28
Hampstead and Popular Educationp. 50
Fleet Road School and Its Catchmentp. 71
The Headteachers: the Adams Familyp. 98
The Headteachers: Louisa Walker and the Infants' Departmentp. 123
The Teachers and Managersp. 167
The Curriculum of Fleet Road Senior and Junior Mixed Departmentsp. 186
'Red Letter Days': the Fleet Road Imagep. 216
Fleet Road School and the London Scholarship Ladderp. 242
Conclusionp. 268
Referencesp. 274
Indexp. 275
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ISBN: 9780713001846
ISBN-10: 0713001844
Series: Woburn Education Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st January 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 15.49  x 2.95
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1

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