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Grammar School

change. At an appropriate point, mention will also be made of the Nature/Nurture debate and how these factors affect academic achievement. Historically education was only available to affluent males. Grammar schools run by the church taught Latin, Greek and R.E. The fees to attend such schools were extremely high, therefore education and social class were very much linked together. Education for women was only made available to extremely wealthy women of the upper class and only consisted of...

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David Hockney

At an early age, he already knew what he wanted to do. He had won a scholarship to the Bradford Grammar School at the age of 11 and had already decided what he was going to do when he was older – become an artist. While in school, he drew for the school magazine and made posters for the schools debating society. At the age of 16 Hockney was able to persuade his parents to let him go to a local art school. After his enrollment, however, Hockney was forced to take up a job in a hospital instead of joining...

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Banjo Patterson

the 17th February 1864 in "Narrambla", near Orange, New South Whales. Banjo’s level of education as a child was relatively privileged. At a young age he attended a bush school which was ran by the governess. Then from 1874, he attended Sydney Grammar School, a prestigious school in the heart of Sydney. After finishing school, Paterson became an article clerk at a Sydney law firm, and was admitted as a solicitor in 1886. Paterson practiced as a solicitor until the early years of the twentieth...

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School Ethos

3 UNDERSTAND SCHOOL ETHOS, MISSION, AIMS AND VALUES 3.1 EXPLAIN HOW THE ETHOS, MISSION, AIMS AND VALUES OF A SHOOL MAY BE REFLECTED IN WORKING PRACTICES. First I will explain what each of the above means as follows: ETHOS This is the school’s values and beliefs …how it feels. It is usually based on a philosophy or atmosphere of the school. MISSION This is the school’s overall intention, as set out by the Head Teacher. It is often equivalent to a motto and should be...

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Structural Grammar

PAPER 6 (DESCRIPTIVE LINGUISTICS) STRUCTURAL GRAMMAR Broadly speaking any grammar in which there is an attempt to describe the structure of grammatical sentences is structural grammar. But the term has come to refer more narrowly to the type of grammar brought to its maximum development in the early 1950's by such men like C. C. Fries and Zelling Harris. Structural grammar in this sense is characterized by the procedure known as substitution, by which word class membership is established and by which...

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Poetry Anthology on John Brereton

from the views of the norm of the times. John senior was also a poet, and published several volumes of poetry. John junior went to school at Sydney grammar school, and was just 15 when his father died in 1886. John moved on to study at the University of Sydney, and graduated with a bachelor of Arts in 1894. John was the editor of many newspapers, including his school paper, as well as the university paper: Hermes, and after 1890, John was a regular contributor to the Sydney quarterly magazine. Through...

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Protagonist and Henry Lawson

that girl to live in a hut?” he said. “She ought to live in a palace!”...... ....”I am sorry,” he said, “that there’s no one at home. I sent the wife and family to Sydney for a change. I’ve got the two boys at the Sydney Grammar School. I think I’ll send the eldest to King’s School at Parramatta. The girls will have to get along with a governess at home and learned to help their mother.”...... The narrator uses the physic energy (libido) when he creates the bushman as the person who always in dreams...

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Banjo Patterson Research

illalong, it is in this area that Patterson developed his lifelong enthusiasm for horses and horsemanship, and in the future, the writing of his famous equestrian ballads. From the age of 10 after transferring from a bush school at Binalong, Patterson attended the Sydney grammar school, where he achieved the junior Knox prize at the age of 16. Patterson failed the University of Sydney’s scholarship exam and as a result he was admitted as a solicitor in 1886 and formed a legal partnership with John Street...

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To My Sister

1770, William Wordsworth was born in Cockermouth, Cumbria, England. Wordsworth’s mother died when he was eight, for this being the first major death in his life, it challenged him and shaped his life from there on. Wordsworth attended Hawkshead Grammar School, where his love of poetry was firmly established. While he was at Hawkshead, Wordsworth’s father died leaving him and his four siblings orphans. By just living off his siblings, Wordsworth learned to love and cherish nothing but them; he was closest...

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Religion in Schools

Religion in Public Schools Religion is a set of beliefs and practices often organized around supernatural and moral claims, and often codified as prayer, ritual, and religious law. Religion also encompasses ancestral or cultural traditions, writings, history, and mythology, as well as personal faith and mystic experience. The term “religion” refers to both the personal practices related to communal faith and to group rituals and communication stemming from shared conviction.(http://en.wikipedia...

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