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Hampstead School Committee.

—; , „ .-♦ i The ordinary meeting of the Hampstead School Committee waa held last night. Present—Messrs Orr (chairman), Fawcett, Smith, Crooks, Andrews, and Baker. VACANCY. Mr Robert Meaclem wrote declining to act on the Committee, and Mr I. Hoare was elected unanimously to fill the vacancy. master's report. The Master's report was read and adopted, and the Chairman waa authorised to expend a sum not exceeding 30s m the purchase of additional slides for the magic lantern, the amount to be charged to the treat fund. inspector's report. The Inspector's report was read as follows:— Staff.—Mr William Malcolm, Headmaster ; Rdbert Frizzell, assistant master; Miss Ethel /Icorn, under supervision and with assistance of Mr Frizzell ; Miss Lucy Fawcett, Matthew Kerr, under supervision of infant mistress ; Miss Mary L. Shirtcliffe with , Miss Emma A. One and Ernest A. Andrews. The organisation is a good one.—Suitability of Timetables : The time-tables are generally of suitable structure; the increase of time m arithmetic at the expense of composition was suggested m Standard 111.-— Remarks on the methods and quality of the instruction m general or m detail: . > ; The school is m very good working order. The methods pursued and the capacity of the teachers, among whom the two mistresses possess unusual merits, must .ensure very valuable educational results. Of the pupil teachers, Miss E. A. Orr, appointed nnder the rule favoring matriculated students, gives exceptional promise.—Order and discipline and the tone of the school with respect to diligence, alacrity, and obedience •" Very good.—Sufficiency of school accommodation, cleanliness and tidiness of rooms : Satisfactory.—Registers : Satisfactory. W. J. ANRBRBON, Inspector. The. report was adopted. VISITING COMMITTEE. The visiting Committee reported"that Mr G. Smith had undertaken to replace ,the dead trees m the ground free of cost. The .eastern fence was much out of'repair, and required renewing, with a gate for the children entering from that side, Some other repairs, etc., of a minor nature were spoken of as necessary. The Committee were authorised to attend to all the. repairs except the fence, to meet the cost of which the Secretary was instructed to write to the Board, applying for the sum of £3. The Secretary was further instructed to apply to the Board for the promised sum of £3 for a pmhp. ■•■ : Messrs Smith and Andrews were appointed a visiting Committee for ;the month, "\ 1 ACCOUNTS. ; Accounts to the amount of £18 15s kid were passed for payment and the Committee adjourned.

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Hampstead School Committee., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2466, 14 July 1890

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Hampstead School Committee. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2466, 14 July 1890