The Slackening Tide: the Thirties and Gordonstoun
THE LARGE majority of the progressive schools I have named owe their origin not so much to an educational movement as to a person, to an educational individualist and innovator. This is also true of Gordonstoun and its predecessor and progenitor, Salem.
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- 7.A. Arnold-Brown, Unfolding of Character: The Impact of Gordonstoun (London, 1962). Mr. Arnold-Brown was a boy both at Abbotsholme and Gordonstoun. Some of his facts on Abbotsholme (pp. 4–5) are inaccurate but he shows how Gordonstoun has affected one old boy.Google Scholar
- 9.K. Hahn, ‘Outward Bound’, in Year Book of Education (London, 1957), pp. 436 –62.Google Scholar
- 14.E. Wilkinson: ‘Poisonous Passions’, in Granta, 1 Dec. 1962, pp. 14 –17. Mr. Wilkinson was Guardian at Gordonstoun in 1959 and wrote the article when an undergraduate at Cambridge.Google Scholar
- 22.For two recent assessments, see part iv of R. Skidelsky, English Progres¬sive Schools (London, 1969)Google Scholar
- And part ii of H. L. Brereton, Gordonstoun (London, 1968).Google Scholar