Programme 95. (The 95th term of work set since the
Parents' Union School
(January to March, 1923. May to July, 1923, in the Dominions.)
Parents' National Educational Union.
The Parents' Union School.
(Address: House of Education, Ambleside.)
Motto : "I am, I can, I ought, I will."
(He shall) "pray for the children to prosper in good life and good literature."--(Dean Colet).
FORM I. (A and B).
PUPILS' NAMES __________________________________________
In all cases the Bible text must be read and narrated without interruption.
A & B For Bible passages see Sunday School Lessons, Paterson Smyth (A.P.C.H., Vol. III, P.N.E.U. Office, 1/6): (a) Joshua and Judges, Part I, Lessons 9,10; Part II, Lessons 1-6. (b) St. Mark's Gospel, Lessons 9-16. In teaching, read the Bible passages ONCE and get the children to narrate; read the Lesson (Paterson Smyth) to bring the passage home to the children, adding comments if necessary. Children might use Bible Atlas (S.P.C. K., 1/3). The Children's Book of Prayers, by S.B. Macy (Longmans, 9d.).
Sunday reading (optional).
A A Book of Golden Deeds, by Charlotte Yonge (Macmillan, 2/-), pp. 300-372. The King of the Snakes, by Mrs. Baskerville, (S.P.C.K., 2/-). B Mrs. Gatty's Parables from Nature (dent, 2/-), or, The Child's Book of Saints (Dent, 2/-) may be used.
A & B Sidelights on the Bible, by Mrs. Brightwen (R.T.S., 3/-). The Wonderful Prayer, by G. Hollis (S.P.C.K., 2/ 6). The Winchester Hymn Supplement (Warren, Tunes 6d., Words 4d.)
A A New Handwriting,* by M.M. Bridges (P.N.E.U. Office, 5d, each card; instructions 6d.); card 2, lines 1 and 2; card 3, line 5. Two letters to be mastered each lesson. Teacher study instructions. Transcribe from reading books, and write words and short sentences from dictation.
B A "New Handwriting," card 8, line 5; card 5, lines 1 and 2; one letter to be mastered each lesson, teacher study instructions. To be able to write, and print, letters and words from dictation as well as from copy (see Home Education, page 284)
BEGINNERS.--Right-hand half of card 4 of The "New Handwriting."
(missing middle spread)
A Ten Minutes' Lessons in
Sight-Singing (Curwen & Son, 2/6), lessons 1-6. Two English
songs: The National Song Book,
edited by C.V. Stanford (Boosey & Co., words and voice parts 2/-
each, complete with music 6/-).
B The Joyous Book of Singing Games, by John Hornby (Arnold, 3/6) or, Songtime, edited by Percy Dearner (Curwen, 4/6).
A & B The Joyous Book of Singing Games (see above), or, Rhythmic Games and Dances, by Florence Hewitt (Longmans, 3/6). Syllabus of Physical Training (Eyre & Spottiswoods, 1/6), Tables 1-4. Teacher see pages 161-163. Skipping. British Marches for Schools, by Martin Shaw (Evans, 4/6). Students take House of Education Drills.
A & B Help in house or garden. See also "Guiding" tests. The Little Girl's Gardening Book (Mills & Boon, 2/6). Little Girl's Sewing Book; The Little Girl's Knitting Book (R.T.S., 2/- each). Teachers will find suggestive What shall we make? by M. La Trobe Foster (C.M.S., 1/-). Help the "Combined Hospital Appeal" Fund (see P.R., January, 1928).
A Paper Modelling, by M.
Swannell (Philip & Son, 3/6), Series I, 1-5.
B Paper Folding, by H.G. Paterson (P.N.E.U Office, 2/6), (materials Ed.),. models 1-8, and two other original models on the same lines.
All children should spend two years in Form 1A. In the second year they should read their own books and sometimes write narration. Classes in the second year of 1A might be called "Upper 1A".
N.B. 1. - In home schoolrooms where there are children in A as well as B both forms may work together, doing the work of A or B as they are able.
N.B. 2. - Each child in A should have a copy of all books, etc. marked* and a set of the Pictures and materials. One copy of the other books is sufficient. The books from "Recitations" onwards are advisable but optional.
N.B. 3. - For methods of teaching the various subjects see Home Education, 5/6 (P.N.E.U. Office)
N.B. 4. - All books may be obtained from the Secretary of the P.N.E.U., 26 Victoria Street, London, S.W. 1, as well as exercise books bearing the school motto (ruled single, double lines and squares), 6d. each, and Cambridge paper for the Examination 1/- for 4 quires (not less); special clipped book post envelopes, one for the two journeys, 4d. for 3. Also the School Badge (silver, 4/6, white metal, 5d.) School Hat Band (2/6), and ribbon 2/3 a yard. Badges stencilled in washing colours on pale on pale blue linen may also be obtained. 4 1/2 d. mounted, 5d. mounted. For P.U.S. blasers see P.R., January, 1923.
N.B. 5. - Members are particularly asked to follow the notes under Our Work in the Parents' Review.
N.B. 6. - This Programme is for members of the School only and must not be lent. Specimen copies of old Programmes can be obtained by members from the Secretary, House of Education, Ambleside.
N.B. 7. - All letters re School and Programmes, except book orders, should be sent to Ambleside. The enclosed Order Form for books should be used. Members are asked to send the School Fees direct to Ambleside. P.N.E.U. subscription, money for books, etc., should be sent to the London Office.
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