Some Facts, Figures, and Interpretations

  • W. A. C. Stewart


WHEN THESE unorthodox schools were founded they did not want or expect to have the seal of the central authority’s approval. As the years have passed nearly all have come to be ‘recognized as efficient ’ and included in the lists issued from time to time. First, to recall the relationship between the central authority and schools in this country.


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  1. 5.
    P. Wood, ‘What is Ministry Recognition Worth? ’, in Where, 14 (autumn 1963), pp. 5 –6. Published for the Advisory Centre for Education.Google Scholar
  2. 7.
    G. Kalton, The Public Schools (London, 1966), p. 14.Google Scholar
  3. 8.
    See Public Schools Commission First Report, vol. i (H.M.S.O., 1968). See also R. Lambert, The State and Boarding Education (London, 1966). Google Scholar
  4. A very different book is R. Lambert and S. Millham; The Hothouse Society (London, 1968). This has as its subtitle ‘An explanation of boarding-school life through the boys ’ and girls ’ own writings ’.Google Scholar
  5. 19.
    Anne Roe, The Psychology of Occupations (New York, 1956).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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