"Rhiw school logs"
1896 ~ 1897
Summary for 1902/3
Counted the children examined the register found and passed correct.- E Roberts Clerk.
Examined school in the three R’s. The weakest subject was reading and dictation not much better, arithmetic has been fairly well grasped.
Today broke school for the Xmas vacation.
Reopened school after the holidays.
Result of the Xmas exam. of teachers
Mr R Parry Bodwyddog, ex Chairman of the Board paid a visit to the school this morning.
Mr HG Williams visited the school this afternoon.
William Griffith, joiner, repaired ceiling down in classroom today.
Owing to the extreme severity of the weather but few children are present. Consequently did not register.
No school for similar reason.
Summary of Scheme of instruction for 1902/3 approved by HMI – E Roberts esq.
English Reading Recitation Class 1- “Curfew shall not ring tonight.” And “The Norman Baron”.
Class 11 “ The Wreck of the Hesperus”.
Class 111 “ Father is coming” and “Somebody’s Mother”.
Headline Copy Books, Transcription and Dictation.
Also essay writing for class 1&11 and picture lesson for class 111.
Arithmetic – Scheme 13 with little variation. Also metric system.
Geography :- Class 1- General Geography of Europe. Latitude, longitude and time.
Class 11 British Isles.
Class 111 (a) Geographical terms ref to map of England. Plan of school. Cardinal points.
History :- Class 1 Reading matter for Royal History.
Readers 11 Lessons in English History.
Class 11 Reading matter for Royal History (1154 – 1603)
Readers 111 English History to 1154 A D.
Class 111(a) Stories from English History and from Welsh History (10 stories).
Translation :- Class 1 Translation from Welsh to English of short stories as in Hughes’s Guide to Welsh part 1.
Class 11 Translation from Welsh to English and vice versa of easy sentences as in Hughes’s Guide to Welsh part 1.
Singing :- As in appendix 1V revised instructions. Five songs.
Drawing :- As under former codes, nut new drawing circular to be introduced.
Physical training :- As in the model course of physical training published by the Board of Education for use in Elementary Schools.
Lesson subject as follows :-
Class 1&11. 28 lessons on common things eg A lesson plants and their uses. 4 lessons on birds and connections and 5 lessons on fish ( common to the coasts) 3 on insects their uses and abuse. 5 lessons on creatures useful to the farmer and man in general.
Class 111. 23 lessons on common things, same on plants and their uses and common plants, some on creatures useful to the farmer and same on the farmers enemies. Confusion of common animals to foster the habit of careful observation
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