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British schools and education: everything you wanted to know

British schools and education: everything you wanted to know

Update: 2022-07-03
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When did schooling become compulsory? How far did education differ between girls and boys? And why does the British school year start in September? Speaking to Emma Slattery Williams, Susannah Wright answers some of our listeners’ most popular questions on the history of British schools – from the establishment of the earliest schools to the surprisingly late abolition of corporal punishment.

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British schools and education: everything you wanted to know

British schools and education: everything you wanted to know