60's Education

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THE SCHOOL SYSTEM
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What Act created grammar schools and the 11+ exam?
(1944) The Butler Act
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What was this education system called?
The Tripartite System
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What were Secondary Modern Schools?
They were where people who failed the 11+ exam would go to
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At what age did children leave Secondary Moderns?
14
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What were Secondary Technical Schools?
There were for the education of engineering and practically skilled students.
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LABOUR
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What was circular 10/65?
It requested the transition of grammar schools into comprehensive schools
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What was circular 10/66?
It cut funding funding for all grammar schools
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What percentage of schools were comprehensive in 1951?
1%
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What percentage of schools were comprehensive in 1964?
10%
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What percentage of schools were comprehensive in 1970?
33%
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By 1974 what percentage of students attended comprehensive schools?
66%
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FLAWS OF THE SYSTEM
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What were the main faults of the Tripartite System? (3)
Fallibility of the 11+ Exam, Gender inequality in the Exam, Wasted talent of students forced to end their education
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What year did the Newsom Report get published and what was it?
1963, It showed the faults of the Tripartite System
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What percentage of children were taught in overcrowded and inadequate schools? (Newsom Report)
40%
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What percentage of schools in the slums were in terrible conditions and had frequent changes in staff? (Newsom Report)
80%
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OPEN UNIVERSITIES
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Who was the Minister for Arts and subsequent creator of the open university?
Jennie Lee
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When were Open Universities created?
1969
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What were Open Universities?
They were Universities funded by the government and were free to the public
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