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Rich children might have a governess to teach them at home until they were old enough — if they were boys — to go to Public Schools such as Rugby mentioned in the book, Tom Brown's Schooldays.

Outside 10 mins Games, toys.

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At that time there was no understanding that some children had learning difficulties or learned more slowly, and teachers thought that these children were simply naughty or rebellious.

Even left handed children were punished and made to use their right hand.

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Probably they wore a corded petticoat, which was not so full, but still kept the skirt away from the body, as modesty made it important that the form under a dress be suitably concealed. Quid plura? Due to less progress in the medical field, teachers were not aware of learning difficulties or slow learners and they thought that these children were simply naughty. At that time there was no understanding that some children had learning difficulties or learned more slowly, and teachers thought that these children were simply naughty or rebellious. Arithmetic Long division and compound rules money. Pupils would take turns to read a portion of the story. In larger schools each day there would be an assembly of the whole school, when there would be prayers, a Bible reading and perhaps even the singing of a hymn. In John Pounds, known as the crippled cobbler, began teaching children for free. The next day these monitors then took a group of boys each and taught them the things they themselves had just learned.

They typically stayed at home and were taught singing, piano playing and sewing. Even so, many children were kept away from school by parents and employers who would rather have them earning money.

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Will fill lamps, trim wicks, and clean chimneys. Eventually, poorer children under the age of 12 also started to go to school. Those who practice with the abacus can perform calculations faster than their electronic equivalent! Teaching was often the job of unmarried ladies that's why you call the teacher Miss , and when you married you stopped teaching. Other schools were managed by churches and charities. There used to be a 2-hour lunch break. School teaching equipment — slate and pencil Older children would use a dip pen and blue-black ink to write in a book with ruled lines.

A school lesson timetable from the late s shows interesting subjects like needlework, cookery, and woodwork. The older kids went to a day school. Over the next eight years over free schools for poor children were established in Britain.

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