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Printed for the Society,
AND SOLD AT THE DEPOSITORY, BOROUGH ROAD,

AND BY ALL BOOKSELLERS.

MDCCCLVII.

LONDON:

J. UNWIN, GRESHAM STEAM PRESS,

BUCKLERSBURY, E.C.

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Summary of operations from March 1,

1854, to September 1, 1854

3

Ditto, Sept. 1, 1854, to Dec. 1, 1854 19
Ditto, Dec. 1, 1854, to March' 1, 1855... 43
Ditto, March 1, 1855, to Sept. 1, 1855 . 91
Ditto, Sept. 1, 1855, to Dec. 1, 1855 116
Ditto, Dec. 1, 1855, to March 1, 1856... 139
Ditto, March 1, 1856, to Sept. 1, 1856 . 188
Ditto, Dec. 1, 1856, to March 1, 1857... 236

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Annual Examination for Certificates. 20

Education in South Wales

20

Lindfield, Sussex

21

Uxbridge, Evils of Irregular Attend-

ance.

22

Bridport, the Tripartite Arrangement 22

Westbourne Grove, Religious Instruc-

tion indispensable.........

23

Northampton

47

Reading British Schools

47

Sydenham British Schools

48

Elementary Teachers' Association 61, 111

Effect of Good Teaching on the Moral

Habits

119

Stockport, Examination of the British

School

120

British Teachers' Association.... 130

Testimonial to a British Schoolmaster 24

Christmas Examination, 1854

44

Queen's Scholars

44

Examination for Certificates

44

Examination for Certificates-School-

masters

45

Ditto, School-mistresses

46

Drawing Prizes

46

The late Mr. Henry Althans

50

Retirement of the Principal of the

Normal College.......

115

Normal College Examination Papers,
Midsummer, 1855

79

Ditto, Mathematical Questions, 1855... 110

Ditto, Examination Paper, Christmas

1855

128

Ditto, Midsummer 1857

273

Agency and Inspection, 4, 19, 139, 188,

211, 219

266

The late Samuel Gurney, Esq.
Retirement of Mr. Dunn

235

Regular attendance in School.......... 141

Testimonial to the Master of the

Earith British School............... 142

......... 163

PAGE

Lessons, with Foot-notes, Explana-

tions, and Questions......

42

A Guide to the Knowledge of Life,

designed for the use of Schools;

Hand-Book of Logic, adapted espe-

cially for the use of_Schools and

Teachers ; Religious Education, by

Joseph Boulden; a System of Rhe-

toric, in a method entirely new;

English, Past and Present; a Short

Memoir of the late Mr. Henry

Althaus, the Address of Dr.Fletcher

at the Grave, and the Funeral Ser-

mon by the Rev. C. Stovel; an

Essay on the Art of Writing, with a

course of Lessons on Penmanship 66

Lyrics for Youth; Library Edition of

the British Poets ; Bowles' Poetical

Works; Oral Exercises in French

Phraseology.....!

96

Lardner's Hand-Book of Natural Phi-

losophy ; Schnorr's Bible Pictures;
the School Singing-Book; the Theory
and Practice of Notes of Lessons;
Bible Exercises, or Scripture Refer-
ences;

the British Workman;

Russia and her Czars ; Rational

Arithmetic; Ahn's Simple Method

of learning the French Language;

Conversational French Phrases;

Voltaire's Histoire de Charles XII. 114

Lardner's Museum of Science and Art;

Schnorr's Bible Pictures; Nichol's

Edition of the British Poets; Lessons

on General Knowledge; the British

Educator; a Half-yearly Course of

Lessons and Exercises in Music;

Wings and Stings

138

A Daily Text-Book for Home Lessons;
the Sea-side Lesson Book; Manual
of Educational Requirements ne-
cessary for the Civil Service ; Lard-
ner's Hand-Book of Natural Philo.
sophy; Burns' Poetical Works; the
Art of Land Surveying

162

A Complete Guide to Government

Appointments, and to the Civil Ser.

vice Examinations; Lardner's Hand-

Book of Natural Philosophy; a

Course of Practical Geometry ;

Tabular Exercises in Elementary

Arithmetic; Churchill's Poetical

Works, and Pope's Poetical Works;

Questions on the use of the Glohes;

the Stepping Stone to Natural His-

tory; First Principles of General

Knowledge simply Explained. 186

A Guide to Astronomical Science;

Genealogical Text-book of British

History; Betts's Geographical Slate,

with a map engraved on each side;

the Present Aspects of the Scottish

Education Question ; a Simple

Catechism of the Animal, Vegetable,

and Mineral Kingdoms; Classified

Abridgment of the Minutes of Coun-

cil on Education

An Etymological Dictionary of Scrip-

ture Names, Accented and Explain-

ed; Outlines of the History of Rome,

with_Questions for Examination;

the Poetical Works of Sir Walter

Scott

234

White's Drawing Exercises, adapted

to Collective and Individual Teach-
ing, and Drawing for Elementary
Schools; the Pupil-Teachers' Ma.
nual, adapted to each year of their
Apprenticeship; Wilkinson's Re-
gister of Progress

258

226

210

18

THE

EDUCATIONAL RECORD.

BRITISH AND FOREIGN SCHOOL SOCIETY.

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS, FROM MARCH 1, 1854, TO SEPT. 1, 1854.

One hundred and ninety-one students have been in training in the Normal College.

Forty-eight have received appointments to schools.

Twelve have withdrawn, either from illness, a desire to change their occupation, or a want of fitness for the work.

One hundred and twenty remain in the Institution.

Eighteen schools have received temporary assistance during the illness or otherwise

necessary absence of their teachers.

us.

PUBLICATION OF THE FORTY-NINTH ANNUAL REPORT.

The brief abstract given in our last comprised the most important facts connected with the Society's operations during the year ending in May, 1854. The Report of the Society, which has since been issued to the Subscribers, contains, in addition to those facts, some interesting statements relating to the general progress of popular education among

In particular, we wish to call the attention of such of our readers as do not receive the Report, to the following remarks, describing the position occupied by the British and Foreign School Society in relation to modern educational movements, and the precise nature and limits of the assistance which it receives from the funds at the disposal of the Government.

“The aid of the Committee of Council is strictly confined to the Model and Normal Schools ; the general operations of the Society are as entirely dependent on voluntary subscriptions as they ever were.

“The reason is obvious. The Society has a work to do which Government cannot recognize. It deals extensively with a class of schools, the supporters of which are either unable, or unwilling, to receive Government aid. It often acts at home, and generally in the colonies, through Societies having mainly religious objects; and, therefore, altogether unconnected with the State. Its agencies all tend to protect the schools from any possible interference with their liberty of action. It provitles, in fact, against dangers to which the reception of State aid might expose, if the organizations of the Government were not met by this and similar organizations of the voluntary principle.

“Further, it should be remembered that the Society, as such, is the only effective

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