Reconstruction

 

Day School Prospectus, 1891

(from The Polytechnic Magazine)


 

POLYTECHNIC  DAY  SCHOOL  FOR  BOYS,

309, REGENT STREET, W.

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President - QUINTIN HOGG, ESQ.

 

 

 

 

 

The Courses of Instruction embrace:

I.—PREPARATORY DIVISION.

Boys from six years of age are admitted to this division and instructed in Elementary Subjects preparatory to their removal to either of the following divisions.

II.—COMMERCIAL DIVISION.

This department prepares for the Chamber of Commerce Certificates and General Office and Mercantile requirements. Subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Experimental Physics, Writing, Book-keeping, Grammar, History, Geography, Shorthand, French, German, Drawing, &c. Also prepares for College of Preceptors and other Commercial Examinations.

III.—PROFESSIONAL DIVISION.

Boys in this division are specially prepared for Professional Examinations, including at the London University, Preliminary Medical and Legal, Pharmaceutical, College of Preceptors, Cambridge Local, and other Examinations. The Subjects of Instruction in this division include Latin, Greek or German, French, Mathematics, Chemistry (Theoretical and Practical), Natural Philosophy, English Grammar, Literature and Composition, History, Geography (Political and Physical), &c.

 

 

 

 

Head Master.

V. BUTLER SMITH B.A., B.SC., LONDON.

Assistant Masters.

MR. D. WOODHALL.

MR. T.H. PRITCHARD.

MR. P.C. SMITH, B.A.

MR. W. BEER.

MR. PAGE.

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Mr. W.C. LEE.

Mr. D.R. MCCLEOD.

Mr. W. SANDERS.

Mr. L.G CHILES.

Mr. A.F. MISKIN.

Chemistry        ...        ...        ...        ...   Mr. R. AVEY WARD.

Physics            ...        ...        ...        ...  Mr. A. FIELD.

Geometry, Building and Machine

Construction    ...        ...        ...        ...   Mr. C. F. MITCHELL.

Mechanics (Theoretical        ...        ...     {Mr.V. BUTLER SMITH

and Applied)                                          {Mr. C.F. MITCHELL

Drawing        ...        ...        ...        ...    {Mr. H.L.. RAMSAY

                                                             {Mr. C. GAMBLE

French        ...        ...        ...        ...       Mons. LUMAYE, B.L.

Latin        ...        ...        ...        ...         }Mr. P C. SMITH.

Greek                                                     }

German        ...        ...        ...        ...      }Dr. W. HEINEMANN

Hebrew.                                                 }

Shorthand        ...        ...        ...        ...  Mr. D. WOODHALL.

Singing, Piano and Organ.     ...{Asst. Organist H.M. Chapel

                                                {Royal, Whitehall.

                                                {             Mr. H.A. PAFFORD.

Gymnastics and Drill                 {             Col.-Sergt ELLIOTT

                                             ...{Late Serg.-Instr. Scots Guards

                                                {             1st Class Cert Instr.

                                                {             Mr. J. BARKER

Swimming        ...        ...        ...        ...  Mr. W.E. OAKES.

 

IV.—CIVIL SERVICE DIVISION.

In this Division pupils are specially prepared for all Civil Service Examinations. Boys entering for this division must pass a qualifying examination.

V.—TECHNICAL DIVISION.

In this division special attention is paid to preparing for ordinary mechanical pursuits, the subjects chosen being those most suitable for such requirements. Every facility is afforded for gaining a practical knowledge of the use of Tools, the principles of Carpentry, Mechanical, Electrical, and Civil Engineering, Cabinet Making, and other industries. First-class. Workshop, fully equipped with tools, machinery, &c., are attached to the school. The course includes - Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geometry, Machine Drawing, Building Construction, Freehand and Model Drawing, Designing, Workshop Instruction, &c.

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The Fees are to Boys under 10 years of age £1 11s. 6d. per Term; over 10, and under 13 years of age, £2 2s. 0d. per Term; over 13 years of age, £2 12s. 6d. per Term.

There are Three Terms in each year.

Prospectus and full particulars on application to the Secretary.