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1875 ~ The Diocesan Inspection
The Diocesan Inspection
- 1875 -
Ruislip School was a school supported by the Church of England Parish of St Martin's within the Diocese of London. As such it had (and continues to have) visits from representatives of the London Diocesan Board of Education (now, 'of Schools') to ensure it provided (and continues to provide) part of its curriculum focused on the effective teaching of the Bible and of the teachings of the Established Church.
The November 1, 1875 Parish Magazine provided the following overview of the Diocesan Inspectors' 1875 report:-
of England National School
The above Schools were examined in
Religious Knowledge on Friday September the 24th, by the Rev.
G.P. Ottey from the London Diocesan Board of Education.
The Inspector expressed himself satisfied with the Religious
improvement in the bearing, and mode of answering of the children present.
Since the Examination the annexed Report has been sent for the
information of the Mangers:
Board of Education
remarks on general results of Examination:
The work of the School is being done with care and skill, and with good success upon a fair proportion of the children. Something more might be done to explain the doctrines in the Catechism, and to teach the use of the Prayer Book, if time permits.
is classified as good.
First uploaded: 15 April 2018