Mount Cameron School Report 1923

Form B 5.



School: Mt. Cameron, Hastings   Head Teacher: Mrs David Lumsden

Date of Inspection: 13th Nov., 1923

NOTES.-  (1.)   The Inspection Report shall consist of a statement in general terms regarding the efficiency of the school as a whole, and shall relate to the organization and management of the school; the order, discipline, and tone; the regularity of the attendance; the general efficiency of the teaching; the instruction and training of the pupil-teachers and probationers; the accommodation; the state of the buildings, grounds, and matters which, in the opinion of the Inspector, should be brought under the notice of the Board and the School Committee.

(2.)   The head teacher is expected to fill in the section entitled “Classes and Teachers.”


Classes.   Number on Roll.   Number Present.   TEACHER’S   Name.   Grading No.   Position on Staff.   Grouping of Classes, Interchange of Teachers, &c.

S6   1   1   Mrs D. Lumsden.   –   S.T.
S4   1   1  St. 3x are grouped for Geog. His.
S3   1   1   St 3, 4, 6 are grouped Science
P4   1   1   St 6 – P Sing. & Drill.
TOTAL   4   4


The organization is approved. The school is well managed. Order, tone and discipline are good. Attendance is regular. The teaching is conscientious, and satisfactory skill is displayed. Suitable programmes are adopted. The pupils are neat in work. The general tone of the school is pleasing. Accommodation is sufficient. The room is well ventilated and tidy.

This is a very remote school, situated among the ranges in the west of the Province. The mother teaches her children and deserves compliment for her interest in their spiritual and intellectual needs.

Requirement: A library book dealing with paper folding.

Date: 14th Nov., 1923

D.A. Strachan,

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Mount Cameron School was in the Dartmoor region and was opened 1923-29

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14 November 1923


  • D A Strachan

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