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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1847-1848-22

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12 ANNUAL REPORT 1847 been given by the appointment of the Rev O'Brien Pro- fessor of Natural Philosophy in the College to the office of Mathematical Examiner to the School It is' intended that periodical Examinations shall take place yearly both in Classics and in Mathematics and that the result as it applies to each boy shall be laid before the Council and publicly announced to the whole assembled School The division of the Fourth Class as contemplated last year has been carried into effect and attended with good results The office of additional Master thus rendered neces- sary was entrusted to Major Esq Both the School and Colleire have sustained heavy loss in the recent death of Mr Hayes for many years Master of the Lower Sixth Class His attainments the soundness of his judgment and his high moral worth obtained for him the respect of all his colleagues and the estimation in which his pupils hold his memory cannot be better testified than by the subscription entered into by them for the purpose of affixing Tablet in the College Chapel if sanctioned by the Council expressive of their regard and affection for their friend and tutor The vacancy which has thus occurred has given occasion to new arrangement of the upper part of the School In order to relieve the Head Master in some degree from the weight of his labours and responsibilities it has been thought advisable to give additional strength in the tuition of the School The Sixth Class is now subdivided into three por- tions one of which consisting of limited number of boys is retained by Dr Major whilst the Rev Webster of Queen's College Cambridge has been appointed to the Mastership of the newly created middle division and Thomas Markby Esq of Trinity College Cambridge to that of the lower division of the Sixth class The Scholarships in the various Departments have fully realized the designs and expectations which led to their foun- dation and there is every reason to hope that they will con- tinue to furnish motive not only to intellectual exertion but
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