The Parents' Review

A Monthly Magazine of Home-Training and Culture

Edited by Charlotte Mason.

"Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life."
Our Work.

Volume 10, 1899, pg. 611

Miss F. Blogg, Secretary, P.N.E.U., Central Office, having been ordered a long holiday, her place will be filled until 15th December by Miss J. M. Russell.

The Office will be closed from August 1st to September 12th. Only important letters can be answered.

Business letters re Parents Review School, Mothers' Education Course, House of Education and Governesses cannot be answered or received between August 1st and September 15th, during which time the House of Education will be closed.

House of Education.--The new term begins on September 30th.

Educational Handwork Union.

Examination in Cardboard Sloyd.

Held at the House of Education, Ambleside, April 15th, 1899.


"The models presented by the students, as well as those made at the examination, showed most careful and skillful teaching, while there were many indications that the students had entered into the spirit of their teacher.

"I was much pleased with the many beautiful specimens of arts and crafts shown, especially those of Bookbinding, Basket-work, Wood-carving and Brush-work.

"Miss Olive A. Clark gains a first class advanced certificate. Of those who sat for the elementary certificate, Misses Wingate, Evans, Strachan, Neild, Tetley, Hughes, Jones, and Faunce have passed in the first class; and Misses Ryan, Conder and Spearman in the second class."
(Signed) W. Marsh, Examiner.

A.W. Holmes, Hon. Sec.

Ex-Students of the House of Education should induce their pupils to take in The Children's Quarterly (to be got at the Office, 28, Victoria Street, W., sixpence a quarter, or sevenpence by post). The "Calendar for the Quarter,"with its paragraphs on Flowers, Insects, the Starry Heavens, Gardening Notes, should be of immense use to young naturalists.

The Library Committee have decided to call in all the books for revision of the catalogue. The Library therefore will be closed during the months of October and November. All members are requested to return Library books before October 1st.

Mrs. Boole requests us to state, in answer to inquiries, that the type-forms mentioned in her address (Parents' Review for July) can be procured from Mr. Newmann, Newman Street, Oxford Street, London. Customers can either select from Mr. Newmann's catalogue, or ask him to send "Mrs. Boole's selection" for nursery, or for mothers' study, according to the age of the child.

Mr. Cecil Carus-Willson's course of four lectures to young people, on "The Wonders of Creation," will be held at the Horbury Rooms, Notting Hill Gate, W. The lectures will be delivered on Thursdays, at 5.15 p.m., commencing October 26th. The chair will be taken at the first lecture by J. Scott Keltie, Esq., LL.D., Secretary to the Royal Geographical Society. Full particulars will be given next month.

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