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BERSHAM AND ADWY GIRLS SCHOOL LOGS. Book 2 August 1889 - JANUARY 1915

BERSHAM AND ADWY GIRLS SCHOOL LOGS. Book 2 August 1889 - JANUARY 1915

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BERSHAM AND ADWY GIRLS SCHOOL LOGS PENYGELLI 1889 AUGUST Resumed duties. Mary C Jones absent owing to illness, her class divided between Myfanwy G Jones and Catherine E Jones. Examined Standard 1 and 2 on Wednesday. Called the attention of Miss Moss the teacher to the writing and spelling. Several girls backwards in multiplication. Arithmetic in the higher standard has been done on paper this week SEPTEMBER Numbers lower this week. Find that several girls have been kept home for gleaning. Paper
BERSHAM AND ADWY GIRLS SCHOOL LOGS PENYGELLI 1889 AUGUST Resumed duties. Mary C Jones absent owing to illness, her class divided between Myfanwy G Jones and Catherine E Jones. Examined Standard 1 and 2 on Wednesday. Called the attention of Miss Moss the teacher to the writing and spelling. Several girls backwards in multiplication. Arithmetic in the higher standard has been done on paper this week SEPTEMBER Numbers lower this week. Find that several girls have been kept home for gleaning. Paper

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BERSHAM AND ADWY GIRLS SCHOOL LOGSPENYGELLI1889 AUGUST
Resumed duties. Mary C Jones absent owing to illness, her class divided between MyfanwyG Jones and Catherine E Jones.Examined Standard 1 and 2 on Wednesday. Called the attention of Miss Moss theteacher to the writing and spelling. Several girls backwards in multiplication. Arithmetic inthe higher standard has been done on paper this week 
SEPTEMBER 
 Numbers lower this week. Find that several girls have been kept home for gleaning.Paper work neater at this week’s examination.Mr H Jones, member of the Board called on Wednesday morning.
United School District of Bersham, Wrexham
30
th
Sept 1889The Board have resolved that as from this date the staff of the three departments at Penygellibe increased by the appointment of an additional Monitor to each department on the usual terms of remuneration and conditions of engagement.May I trouble you to enter this communication in your logbooks and let me have the namesof the monitors provisionally selected by the Head Teacher to act.(Signed) Thomas Bury.
OCTOBER 
First week of new school year. Little improvement in the work this week. In Standard 3 theDictation was not satisfactory, but several were careless mistakes.Myfanwy G Jones absent two days owing to illness
NOVEMBER 
On Wednesday and Thursday the Annual Examinations were held. All girls whose nameswere on the register were present with the exception of four were present. Three of these hadleft the district and one not able to attend owing to skin disease.Work has been carried on according to timetable. Received duplicate schedules thismorning. As so many girls were absent did not reclassify them. Messrs Roberts andWilcoxon, members of the School Board called and examined the registers. Gave a list of  books required and made an application for more pictures.At the Board meeting held yesterday Anne Grace Jones was appointed Monitress for the Girls dept and Lydia A Jones for the Infants. Duties to commence after Christmas.Received the reading books which had been applied for today. Several girls who passed the5
th
Standard and were 13 years of age have sent word to say they are leaving school, their names are crossed off the Registers.Miss Moss absent on Thursday and Friday attending a relative’s funeral. Her classtaken by Myfanwy G Jones. Owing to failing health Cathy Emily Jones has resigned, Anne GJones takes her place as Monitress. School closed for Xmas Holidays.
 
Copy of Her Majesty`s Inspectors Report for year ended 30
th
Sept 1889. 
The Grammar of the fourth Standard and the work of the second Standard generally were poor. The Arithmetic of the fifth and sixth Standards was weak. The rest of the schoolwork was from fair to good. The tone was excellent. This department is not doing as well as it  should do and I do not see why the girls don’t do as well as their brothers.M G Jones has passed fairly.M C JonesGeography, History, Teaching and Method.C E Jones Failure.
 Staff 
 Head TeacherEmily Jones. Assistant TeachersSarah E Price. Agnes Jones. Winifred Moss. Pupil TeachersMary C Jones.Myfanwy G Jones.Monitress Catherine E Jones.
1890 JANUARY
School reopened on Monday, holiday on Wednesday being New Years Day. Anne G Jonescommenced duties as monitress. Miss Moss absent on Monday owing to illness at home.Have been absent myself since Monday owing to illness. Work carried on by theAssistants and Pupil Teachers. A great many children home suffering from colds. Owing tothe weather, School was not opened on Tuesday morning.
FEBRUARY
Miss Agnes Jones absent till Wednesday owing to illness. Took charge of Standard 3 for arithmetic during Miss Jones` absence. Sarah E Kitto commences duties as Monitress. Numbers very much lower this week, great many suffering from influenza.
MARCH
Resumed duties on Tuesday, the school having been closed for two weeks owing to anepidemic.Messrs Wilcoxon and Roberts, Members of the Board called on Wednesday morning.Made application for blinds for some of the windows.Have worked with Standard 1 on two days this week. Miss Price absent on Thursdayand Friday owing to illness. Examined Standard 2 in Arithmetic and Dictation, results notsatisfactory. Called Miss Moss’s attention to the work done.
APRIL
Received notice that Pupil Teachers Examination takes place at the Parochial Schools,Wrexham on Monday the 19
th
inst. In the afternoonMessrsHarrison and Pattinson, membersof the Board called and tested the registers. Mrs Pattinson examined some of the needlework.Made application to the Board for 3 dozen Evans’s Grammars for Standard 3
MAY
At a meeting of the Board held last week it was decided that in future the Pupil Teachers betaught in classes by the Head Master and his First assistant. Needlework by the Mistress of the Girls school and Domestic Economy by the Infant School Mistress. Receive new stock of Exercise books. Mr Hughes, Bryn Heulog and friends called on Thursday afternoon.
 
Attendance very low this afternoon owing to the laying of memorials stones at one of theChapels in the neighbourhood. Anne Grace Jones absent on Tuesday morning without permission, gave no reason for absence when she came in the afternoon. Worked withStandard 2 on Thursday, called Miss Moss’s attention to the writing and spelling.
JUNE
Miss Agnes Jones absent all week owing to illness. Her class taken by Myfanwy G Jones. Numbers very high all week average attendance being 205. Cards are given out morning andafternoon for punctuality; all having ten cards on Friday receive a weekly card fo punctuality.
JULY
Owing to several meetings in the neighbourhood on Monday and Tuesday the attendance hasnot been so good this week. School closed today, 11
th
for Midsummer Holidays.
AUGUST
Attendance not so good this week. Called Miss Moss’s attention to the work done by her class on Friday last. Selina Edwards absent from needlework twice this week.
SEPTEMBER 
Holiday on Monday. Workmen’s Demonstration in Wrexham. Most of work at examinationyesterday was good. Mrs Parry, Wrexham and Miss Roberts Denbigh called his afternoon.Miss Moss absent till today owing to sister’s illness. All the girls excepting those who have been irregular during the year are working the needlework exercise for examination day.
OCTOBER 
End of school year on Tuesday. Average for past year higher than last year. Mr H Jones,Member of the Board, tested registers on Tuesday morning. Very good attendance all theweek.Received notice of examination this morning - Monday 27
th.
Inspection of Standard 1and 2, Tuesday 28
th
Inspection of Standard 3 and at 2pm, needlework Examination work shows improvement. Miss Price’s resignation received today.
NOVEMBER 
Admitted two new girls and fourteen girls transferred from Infants. Owing to the inclementweather school was not opened today. Had to reprove Anne G Jones twice for this week for not preparing her lessons.Mr Wilcoxon, Chairman of the Board called this morning and tested the registers.The report upon the Examination held last month received this week.Holiday on Wednesday afternoon to prepare the rooms for the Annual Entertainmentand Prize distribution. The prizes were distributed by T Morgan Owen Esq. H M I

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