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Jessica Tran Kyler Lastie Christabelle. Early in Queen Victoria’s reign, education was mainly for the privileged Rich children (boys) had governesses.

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1 Jessica Tran Kyler Lastie Christabelle

2 Early in Queen Victoria’s reign, education was mainly for the privileged Rich children (boys) had governesses teach them at home until old enough to go to public school Girls were educated at home Robert Raikes started education system in churches (Sunday schools). By 1831, 1.25 million children were educated this way.

3 Later in her reign, more day schools began to appear In 1870, made mandatory by law that children ages had to attend weekday school (leaving age was made 11 in 1893) Most children were forced to stay at home for financial purposes

4 Victorian schools focused on the 3 R’s: Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic Most schools also taught a 4 th R: Religion Also enforced “drill” which is equivalent to modern- day P.E.; includes weights, running, jumping In later Victorian times, carpentry, needlework, and drawing of natural objects were added

5 Teachers were often strict and enforced physical punishment such as hitting the knuckles with a ruler or clipping of the ears In some larger schools, teachers used a system of monitors which entitled the most intelligent boy students to be taught by the headmaster in private lessons after school

6 In early Victorian times, only rich males had the privilege to go Girls had to stay home Later on, it became more acceptable for girls to attend school but boys and girls were typically separated Ages 5-10 Age raised to 11 in 1893

7 Most teachers didn’t have a college education learned by way of apprenticeship

8 TIMEMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESD AY THURSDAYFRIDAY 9AMSchool starts 12PMLunch break begins 2PMLunch break ends 5PMSchool ends

9 Most children look forward to this time Some toys that were utilized during playtime were hoops, tops, skipping ropes, and marbles A number of games were played such as British bulldog, tag, hopscotch Football was also played with an inflated pigs bladder

10 They were often bleak Little sunlight Walls were blank

11 Canes were often used to punish children’s malice behavior by slashing them across the back of their legs These things might receive punishment: being rude, poor work, speaking out

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