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This Department is intended for the benefit of the numerous class of Gentlemen who may be expecting Commissions in the Army, or direct appointments in the Honourable East India Company's service.
The course of instruction embraces
1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, with a special attention to those branches which have a bearing, more or less direct, upon the strictly professional studies,
2. DIRECT PROFESSIONAL STUDIES.
The entire Course occupies two years, during the whole of which Religious Instruction forins an essential part of the system.
The Course for Students of the first year, includes—Latin, and Ancient History; Mathematics; English History, Literature and Composition; Geography; French and German; Military Drawing; Field Fortification.
For Students of the second year, instruction of a higher kind is continued in Latin and Ancient History; Mathematics; English History, Literature, and Composition; Geography; French and German; Military Surveying, comprising the practical use of surveying instruments; Permanent Fortification, and Castrameration ; Tactics, comprising the composition, armament, and various functions of the three forces,
Instruction can also be obtained within the College in the Oriental languages, in Natural Philosophy, Practical Mechanics, Fencing, Botany, Mineralogy, Geology, Chemistry, &c.; but these do not form part of the regular Course.
Any Student who may be sufficiently advanced, may be moved from the first to the second year's Couise, by permission of the Principal,
The different Classes are conducted by the following Professors and Lecturers :
Religious Instruction, according to the principles of the United Church of England and Ireland, by the Rev. E. H. PLUMPTRE, M... Chaplain, late Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford.
Latin and Ancient History, by the Rev. R. W. Browne, M.A. late Fellow and Tutor of St. John's College, Oxford, Professor, and the Rev. J. S. Brewer, M.A. of Queen's College, Oxford, Lecturer.
Mathematics, by the Rev. T. G. Hall, M.A. late Fellow and Tutor of Magdalene College, Cambridge, Professor ; the Rev. T. A. Cock, M.A. of Trinity College, Cam. bridge, and T. M. Goodeve, Esq. M.A. of St. John's College, Cambridge, Leciurers.
English Literature, Modern History, and Geography, by John JULIUS STUIZER, Esq. M.A. of Trinity College, Cambridge, Lecturer.
French, by Isidore Brasseur, Professor.
Fortification and Military Science, by W. WALKER, Esq. late Captain of H.M.'s 69th Foot, Professor,
Topographical Drawing, by Thomas BRADLEY, Esq. Professor.
REGULATIONS RESPECTING STUDENTS.
The Students received into this Department are
I. Matriculated Students, or those admitted to the regular and full prescribed course of study. Each candidate for Matriculation must produce a testimonial of good character froin his last instructor; and when admitted by the Principal, must subscribe his name to a declaration that he will conform to all the rules and regulations which may from time to time be prescribed for the good government of the College, under the sanction and authority of the Council.
No one can be admited a Matriculated Student under Fifteen Years of Age.
The Fees payable by Matriculated Students amount to £10 10s. per Term. The Fees for the first two Terms (except under special circumstances) are to be paid upon entrance, in addition to the following, viz.
0 Matriculation, including Library Subscription.
1 10 02
6 The Calendar.
The Academical Year consists of Three Terms ; viz. Michaelmas Term, from the beginning of October to the week before Christmas; Lent Term, from the middle of January to the week before Easter; Easter Term, from Easter to the end of June.
II. A separate Class for Officers of Her Majesty's and the Hon. East India Company's service, has been established in connexion with this Department, to afford instruction in Fortification, Military Drawing and Surveying. This Class has the benefit of Capt. Walker's personal superintendence for an hour each day; but the Drawing Room is open from ten to four. Amount of fees, £5 58. per term.
III. Occasional Students. The different Classes in this Department are likewise open to any Gentlemen whose occupations may not allow them to attend the whole of the Course, but who may wish to avail themselves of the opportunity of studying any particular subject. The following are the Fees for separate courses :
£ 8. d. Latin and Ancient History
10 10 0 Mathematics...
4 4 0 10 10 0 Geography; English Literature and History
5 50 French
5 5 0 German
5 5 0 Fortification, &c.
10 10 0 Topographical Drawing
5 50 Fencing
4 0 Natural Philosophy.
8 8 0 Practical Mechanics
5 5 0 Botany........
For the Course. Mineralogy...
For the Course. Geology
For the Course. Chemistry
For the Course.
TERY. £ 8. d. 4 4 0
2 2 0
Head Master.-REV. J. R. MAJOR, D.D.
Vice-Master.-Rev. J. FEARNLEY, M.A.
Rev. J. R. MAJOR, M.A.
Rev. William Webster, M.A.
Rev. Thomas MARKBY, M.A. Rev. G. A. Smyth, B.A.
Rev. George Rust, M.A. Mathematical Master.-J. Hann, Esq. Arithmetical and Second Mathematical Master.--J. Haddon, Esq. M.A. Writing and Second Arithmetical Muster.-J. W. LE JEUNE, Esq. Assistant Writing and Arithmetical Master.-Mr. T. Hutton. French Language.-M. BRASSEUR, Professor, and MM. Wartez and
Gassion, Teachers. German Language.—Dr. Bernays, Professor, and Rev. A. Wintzer, Teacher. Geometrical Drawing.–T. BRADLEY, Esq. Professor. Landscape Drawing.--HENRY WORSLEY, Esq. Professor.
King's College School consists of two divisions :-
Division of Classics, Mathematics, and General Literature. 1. This division is intended to prepare Pupils for the Universities, for the Theological, General Literature, and Medical Departments in the College, and for the learned professions.
2. The regular course of Instruction comprises Divinity; the Greek, Latin, English, and French Languages; Mathematics, Arithmetic, Writing ; History, and Geography, Hebrew is also taught to the Upper Sixth Class.
3. German is taught, without any additional charge, to Pupils of the sixth, fifth, and fourth Classes, after the regular School hours, on Wednesday, from -past I to 3, and on Saturday, from 12 to -past 1. Pupils of the lower Classes may learn this Language on payment of 10s. 6d. per term.
4. Instruction in Drawing is also given to all pupils on Wednesday, from 1-past 1 to 3, and on Saturday, from 12 to 5-past 1, on payment of 14s. a term, including drawing materials.
5. SCHOLARSHIPS.—Two of 301. (ove in Classics and one in Mathematics) for there years; and two of 201. (one in Classics and one in Mathematics), one of 101., one of 81., one of 71., and one of 61., for two years each; are annually giren, in the Lent Term, to those Pupils who shall pass the best examinations.
Dibision of Modern Instruction. 1. This Division is placed under the general direction of the Rev.John Fearnley, M.A., Vice-Master of King's College School, assisted by the Rev. William Webster, M.A., and by the Mathematical, Arithmetical, French, German, and Drawing Masters,
2. The object in view in this Division is to prepare Pupils for general and mercantile pursuits, for the Departments of Engineering, Architecture, and Military Science in the College, for the Military Academies at Woolwich, Sandhurst, and Addiscombe, and for the Royal Navy and the Commercial Marine.
3. Pupils in this Division take corresponding rank with those in the Division of “ Classics, Mathematics, and General Literature.
4. The Mathematical Scholarships, of 301. for three years, and 201. for two years, are open to pupils in this Division, French and German being substituted for Greek in the preliminary examination. One additional Scholarship, of 10l. per annuin, for tyo years, is given to the lower Classes of this Division each year.
5. The regular course of Education in this Division commences with the Lower First Class.
When a boy is sufficiently advanced to merit his remove to the Second Class, he then becomes eligible to enter the Division of Modern Instruction, where he will pursue the following progressive course of study:
Cornelius Nepos; Latin Exercises; History, and Geography; EleClass 2.
ments of Chemistry; English Composition, Repetitions, Dicta
tion ; Writing, and Arithmetic; French; German.
Cæsar; Latin Exercises; History and Geography; Chemistry; Class 3.
Composition, Repetitions, and Dictation; Writing and Arith
metic; French; German.
Virgil and Cæsar; Latin Exercises; History and Geography; Che. Classes Lower 4, mistry; Composition and Reperitions; Construction of Maps; and Upper 4. Euclid, Algebra, Writing, Arithmetic, Book-keeping; French;
Horace and Livy; Latin Exercises; History and Geography: Classes 5 and 6..
Chemistry; Composition and Repetitions; Construction of Maps;
parts of Arithmetic, Book-keeping; French; German. In addition to the regular course of Instruction in the Modern Languages, it has been thought advisable to introduce French and German Conversational Classes, with the view of imparting to the Pupil, by the daily habit of conversation, a facility for expressing himself in these languages, and thereby superseding as far as possible the necessity of a residence upon the continent.
6. Separate Classes are also formed, so as to give special extra Instruction, gratuitously, to boys preparing for any of the following; viz.
1. Commercial pursuits.
Applicable to the whole School. 1. All boys above the First Class, (which is common to both Dirisions,) will be placed in whichever Division their parents or guardians shall select. Pupils biay at any time be moved from one Division to the other.
2. The general age of admission is from nine to sixteen years.
3. The duties of each day commence with Prayers and the reading of the Scriptures in the College Chapel, from which none of the Pupils are allowed to absent themselves.
4. The periods for the admission of Pupils are, the middle of January; the beginning of May; and the middle of September.
Before entering a pupil, the Heal Master must be furnished with a testimonial of good conduct from the applicant's last instructor, as well as such particulars with respect to his previous studies as may lead to a correct classification. 5. The Hours of attendance are :
On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from...... 9 o'Clock to 3.
9 o'Clock to 1.
9 o'Clock to 12. Pupils who are irregular in their attendance, or inattentive to their studies, will be detained one hour longer, under the charge of a Master; and in each case a letter wili be sent to the parent or guardian, stating the cause of the detention.
6. The Vacations consist of seren weeks in Sunmer; one month at Christmas; and five days at Easter. Pupils are expected to attend the School till the Vacations commence, and to return punctually when they close.
7. There is annually, previous to the Summer Vacation, a public distribution of Prizes awarded by the Council
. Examinations for places in the Classes, for promotion, and fur Prizes, take place each Term.
8. A Register is kept by the Head Master and the other Masters, of the attendance, employments, and general conduc: of the pupils; of which monthly and terminal reports are transmitted to their friends,
9. Instruction may also be obtained within the College, in Italian, Chinese, Hindustani, Fencing, Singing, and Dancing, on payment of the fees specified at p. 20.
10. A course of six elementary Lectures is given gratuitously each term on some subject connected with Art, Science, or Literature.
11. The terms for the whole regular course of Instruction, in either Division, amount to the sum of 61. 15s. 2d. per Term. Upon entrance, the Fees for the first two Terms must be paid in advance, together with the sum of 11. 1s. for the Entrance Fee, and 28. 6d. for the College Calendar. All fees are payable in advarce.
12. Upon entering the Sixth Class, each Pupil is called upon to contribute Ten Shillings to the School Library.
13. Books are supplied in the College, and charged for in the terminal accounts; or pupils may have the use of books on the following term: :- First and second Classes, 11. 10s. ; third and fourth Classes, 21 10s.; fifth and lower sixth Classes, 31. 108. Pupils in the upper sixth Class are expected to have their own books.
14. A sufficient time, at 1 o'clock each day, is allowed for luncheon, which is provided in the College at a regulated expense. Those parents who may wish their sons to dine at this hour, may avail themselves of an arrangenient made with this object in the College Hall
. One of the Masters always presides. The expense of dinner is 18. per diem, to be paid at the time; or 4l. each Term; or 101. for a year, if paid in one sum.
15. Pupils who have been in the School two years, and before leaving it have reached the Upper Sixth Class, are entitled to be recommei ded for election as Associates of King's College, London, after two years' study in the General Literature or applied Sc ences' Departments of the College, instead of after three years as in all other cases.
The privileges of an Associate are, perpetual free admission to the Lectures of the Professors under whom they have studied, in that Department from which they have been elected; they can enter the Theological Depariment at a reduced fee, and,