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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1879-1880-364

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CIVIL SERVICE CLASSES 363 Evenings from 45 to 45 and on two additional evenings per period from to 30 Fee for the course of three periods until the Examination in May £3 15s for two periods 55s for one period 30s Each period consists of weeks The subjects of examination are -Arithmetic including Tots highest marks attainable 300 Writing from Dictation 100 English Composition 100 Grammar 150 French 150 Geography 100 Algebra 300 Euclid first six books 300 Books required -Barnard Smith's Arithmetic Macmillan 4s 6c Anderson's Class Book of Geography Nelson Is 96 Hamblin Smith's Algebra Rivingion 3s Histoire de Charles XII Surenne's editiou Simpkin Is 6d Books recommended -Spelling Vocabulary Chambers 6c Davidson and Alcock's Grammar Allman 2s Todhunter's Euclid Macmillan 3s 6c Philips' Eirst School Atlas Is Curtis's Outlines of Geography Simpkin 6d King's College Tots 6c to be had at the College by Students only Inquiries respecting this Class should be addressed to the Secretary King's College or to Mr Walke 23 Heaton Road Peckbam Rye Examinations are held annually in May for about 50 Studentships Applications to attend the examination must be forwarded to the Admiralty before March 1st Candidates must be between 14 and 16 Successful candidates are re- quired to pay the Admiralty £25 per year for the first three years of their training but this money is returned in small weekly payments Board and lodging are provided gratui- tously and the students are educated free of expense After six years' training they receive Commissions in Her Majesty's Navy as Assistant Engineers and pass through course of higher instruction at the Royal Naval College Greenwich Full pay including mess-allowances -Assistant Engineers first year £137 next three or four years £164 per year Assistants then become Engineers with £191 rising to £228
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