The BWI Archives
1944 ~ Diocesan Inspection Report
Winnington-Ingram CE School
of 21th July 1944 by the Rev. Prebendary E.H. Williams-Ashman,
The Infant classes are working on a syllabus adapted from the
Diocesan suggestions; and the four top classes have just started out on a
syllabus prepared, with an eye to local needs and capabilities, by one of
the clergy. It was suggested
that this should be extended to the transition class No.5 and that it
should incorporate some of the ideas and cover the ground of the specific
Church teaching in the new Diocesan syllabus which will be in the hands of
all the teachers.
The opening worship is simple, and the saying of the prayers
together studied and sareful, along the lines of helping the children to
understand prayer must be thoughtful, and that we must be prepared to
listen as well as to speak.
At our interviews we were all struck by the courtesy and the
freedom of the boys and girls and by the good standard of interest in what
they are doing.
Many of the children
have Bibles of their own – a much larger percentage than we find
elsewhere have some prayer background at home and are attached to Sunday
School and Church worship.
The school benefits by the warm interest of the Church.
Our conference with the teachers made it clear that the general aim
is that the whole school life and work should be enriched by a practical
Metropolitan Archive, Acc/1035/08/14
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