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Thomas Arnold on education

T. Arnold

Thomas Arnold on education

a selection from his writings

by T. Arnold

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Published by C.U.P. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by T.W. Bamford.
ContributionsBamford, T.W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21666606M

The influence of Public Schools on the society of mid-Victorian Britain 5. Arnold was the most prominent reformer of the 19th century and many of the changes that he brought to Rugby School as a headmaster can as well be found at the other public schools, sometimes even brought there by his former pupils. William Arnold was related to the Arnold family of gentry from Lowestoft. Notes on Beowulf. He was, however, elected Professor of Poetry at his alma mater, the University of Oxford, in But, like most men who have done great things for the world, Arnold was not only an idealist, but a most practical man as well.

In Arnold was ordained deacon and settled at Laleham, a village on the Thames. Thomas Arnold was born as the third of seven children at Cowes Isle of Wight. Shelves: nineteenth-centuryschool-stories I was surprised by the way this book made me feel like a boy-detesting maiden aunt. Henrici Archidiaconi Huntendunensis Historia Anglorum. Oxford: Clarendon Press, —

A further look will then be taken at how British public schools affected British society in the second half of the 19th century. The polychromatic school chapel, new quadrangle, Temple Reading Room, Macready Theatre and Gymnasium were designed by well-known Victorian Gothic revival architect William Butterfield inand the smaller Memorial Chapel was dedicated in He resigned from the university in to become head of classics at The Oratory School in Birmingham. An increase in school fees had also enabled him to raise the salaries of his assistants, so that he felt himself justified in every way in making the demand energies to their school work, Thirdly, he laboured strenuously to make the direct religious teaching effective. The education developed at Rugby was graphically described in Tom Brown's Schooldays, a novel written by a former pupil, Thomas Hughes.


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Thomas Arnold on education book

He would not publish this poem until He went on to study Classics at the University of Oxford, where he became lifelong friends with another poet, Arthur Hugh Clough, who had also been at Rugby School. Together with William E. Quality measures can show how well a health care professional provides care to people with Medicare.

I shall be curious to know whether you have any definite notions as to the means of relieving the fearful evils of our social condition, or whether you, like myself, are overwhelmed by the magnitude of the mischief, and are inclined to say, like the Persian fatalist in Herodotus, [greek characters] I have no sort of desire to push my proposal about a Society, and would gladly be guided by wiser men as to what is best to be done.

In carrying it out he had to meet with the storm of abuse and opposition that so often is the lot of great reformers.

Book VI. Perhaps, had he been content to concern himself with the school only, people might have let him alone; had he done so, he would not have been Arnold. Arnold was also a strong supporter of Catholic Emancipation.

THOMAS ARNOLD ELEMENTARY

I owe you many apologies for writing thus to a perfect stranger, — but ever since I read your History of the French Revolution, I have longed to become acquainted with you; because I found in that book an understanding of the true nature of history, such as it delighted my heart to meet with; and, having from a child felt the deepest interest in the story of the French Revolution, and read pretty largely about it, I was somewhat in a condition to appreciate the richness of your knowledge, and the wisdom of your judgments.

Surely the one thing needful for a Christian and an Englishman to study is Christian and moral and political philosophy". Oxford: Clarendon Press, A further look will then be taken at how British public schools affected British society in the second half of the 19th century.

The marriage was to be plagued by domestic strife over religious loyalty until Julia's death. After that, he was elected Fellow of Oriel College, which enabled him to do further research on Greek Classics and late medieval history.

The question behind this is, whether public schools really met the expectations of the upper class or whether, by meeting these expectations, they neglected their task for the British society.

But Thomas Arnold on education book should be ashamed, to you above all men, to avail myself of a mere pretence; and my true reason for addressing you is because I believe you sympathize with me on that most important subject, the welfare of the poorer classes, and because I know, from your History of the French Revolutionthat you understand the real nature and magnitude of the evil, which so many appear to me neither to comprehend nor to feel.

Though he himself had considered the possibility of a clergyman career, he was discouraged by the Provost of Oriel College Edward Hawkins and decided to found an own private school together with his brother-in-law. London: George Allen and Unwin, The cause was quickly won. He resigned from the university in to become head of classics at The Oratory School in Birmingham.

And so it came about that the man whose great aim in life was to help to make English boys and men Christians in practice and not only in name, was accused of laxity of religion, and that his educational system was the object of bitter attack, But he was "ever a fighter," a magnificent fighter, with no arrogance and the broadest sympathies, but inflexible in the maintenance of what he thought right, and in the end he triumphed over all opposition.

But, like most men who have done great things for the world, Arnold was not only an idealist, but a most practical man as well.

Hughes' aim is to intercut this pleasant, healthy, natural boyishness with a I was surprised by the way this book made me feel like a boy-detesting maiden aunt. His force of character and religious zeal enabled him to turn it into a model for other public schools and exercise a strong influence on the education system of England.

He wrote that "rather than have [physical science] the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.

DAVIS et al. He died in The life and correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D. An increase in school fees had also enabled him to raise the salaries of his assistants, so that he felt himself justified in every way in making the demand energies to their school work, Thirdly, he laboured strenuously to make the direct religious teaching effective.

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SELCHOWand, more precisely, MCCRUM Aug 29,  · Arnold would later praise Oxford in his poetry as the ‘city of dreaming spires’, a phrase still often used to describe the city. Arnold’s father was a pioneering schoolmaster, and education was clearly in the Arnold blood. InMatthew Arnold became an inspector of schools, a job he would have until a few years before his death.

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