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12 annual report 18j4 mcnt of Dr Major aided by the zealous co-operation of the Assistant Masters Dr Major's report respecting the conduct diligence and progress of the Pupils whether in the division of "Classics Mathematics and General Literature or in that of Modern Instruction is all that could be desired The new distribution of the School which was commenced in January 1851 has now been sufficiently tested by experience and it is highly gratifying to find that plan so novel and involving such extensive changes in the ordinary routine of the School has completely answered the purpose for which it was designed The two divisions work harmoniously together each fulfilling its special object without interfering with the other and as on the one hand there is no falling off in the numbers or the qualifications of those who proceed to the Universities so on the other large body of pupils are annually prepared for other than the learned professions by the training no less practical than scientific to which the Ī½ are subjected under the zealous and able superintendence of Mr Fearnley Vice-Master of the School With respect to the latter class of pupils there is reason to believe that had no such modified system of instruction been provided to meet their special requirements they would either have never entered the School at all or would have quitted it as mi- suitable to their future destination in life Amongst the distinctions gained at the Universities within the last twelve months by former pupils the following may be specified At Oxford William Stebbing who had been also Student in the Department of General Literature and Science now Scholar of Worcester College has been placed in the First Class in Classics Charles A1 ford Cookson in the Second Class in Classics George Eden IJiber in the First Class in Mode- rations King Smith and Luke Owen Pike First-Class Clas- sical Scholar in 1803 have been elected Scholars of llrase- nose Edward Tucker Howell Classical Scholar in 1847 and It It Stebbing First-Class Classical Scholar of 1852 both afterwards Students in the Department of General Literature and Scieuce Scholars of Worcester
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