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Ashburton School

EXAMINATION REPORT. < In forwarding the undergiven report by Dr. Anderson to the Chairman df the Ashburton District School Committee, Mr Colborne-Veel, Secretary to theßWd of Education, gays :— ' * ■•••"■■' " I have the honor by direction of the Board to forward herewith Dr. Anderson's report on: your' school, with* the standard lists, attached, and to says that the Board is pleased to receive such a very good report;" • . ■ :■■.,•: .REPORT. , Excellent work has been done m the Infant department. Some of our schools , may make asomewhat better appearance m the lowest divisions j hot none have better work m. .the highest* which possesses qualities we should like to see more general among classes presented for examination m Standard. I. The arithmetic may be mentioned as of * quite exceptional merit. Of the standard classes, Standard V. and Standard -VI. are generally weH prepared. "Standard IV., though it ha.s its faults, m reading and nionfcil arithmetic for example, is on tho whole a creditable, product of well-sus-tained effort- and 'of fine qualities of intelligence m the teaching. ; Standard 111. is weak m dictation, and arithmetic, both of which may be regarded as tests of habits- of , accuracy, b^fc m other respects shows satisfactory preparation. Its composition may be commended. Standard 11. is for * the most, part very good, but lifts less'merit, than the, really admirable class presented m Standard 1., for which no praise could be too high, seeing that to form so large a group of children many whose previous preparation was imperfect must have been included m the class at the beginning of the year. , .

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Ashburton School, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2544, 15 October 1890

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Ashburton School Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2544, 15 October 1890