Further your research

Gillian Sutherland, ‘Education’ in F.M.L. Thompson (ed.) The Cambridge Social History of Britain, vol 3 (Cambridge University Press, 1990), pp. 119-70

W.B. Stephens, 'Education in Britain 1750-1914', (Macmillan, 1998)

J.S. Hurt, 'Elementary School and the Working Classes, 1860-1918', (London, Routledge, 1979)

J.S. Hurt, 'Outside the Mainstream: A History of Special Education', (London, Batsford, 1988)

Brian Simon, 'Education and the Social Order, 1940-1990', (London, 1991)

Bernard Harris, 'The Health of the Schoolchild: A History of the School Medical Service in England and Wales', (Open University Press, 1995)

Roy Lowe, 'Education in the Post-War Years: A Social History', (London, Routledge, 1988)

Andrew Saint, 'Towards a Social Architecture: The Role of School-building in Post-War England', (London, 1987)

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