Education

Where did children receive their early education?
At home
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What did most parents teach?
How to behave correctly and they gave them a religious education
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What happened when you were 6 years old?
You had to go to Sunday school
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What were boys trained in, from a young age?
Work skills
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What did girls do from a young age?
Help their mothers with household activities
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Who received private tutors?
Most children from noble households
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What were petty schools?
Small local schools, providing a basic education
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What did the schools teach?
Reading and writing and sometimes maths
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What did all schools focus on mainly?
Religon
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Which gender mainly received an education?
Boys
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What type of school increased during Elizabethan times?
Grammar schools
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Who went to these schools?
Boys belonging to upper and middle classes
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What was focused on grammar schools?
Latin, classical literature and Greek
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What two universities existed?
Oxford and Cambridge
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Who went there?
Boys after they finished grammar school education
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what language were courses taught in?
Latin
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What specialised degrees did boys do?
Law, theology or medicine
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