Peas, Pigs and Poetry by Fiona Mead

By Fiona Mead

in case you have been informed that from approximately 1920 to 1950 a faculty in Gloucestershire was once visited nearly per week by means of teams from everywhere in the united kingdom and plenty of from in a foreign country who desired to learn the instructing equipment inside and out the study room, which university could you think that it was once? And in the event you have been advised that the Secretary of Gloucestershire schooling Committee wrote in 1921 that this faculty 'goes as close to achieving a terrific as any university can pass , you are going to most likely nonetheless examine the various very unusual faculties within the county. yet reconsider, for in 1929 a central authority inspector suggested, This satisfied little village tuition is a dwell group the place an entire lifestyles is equipped for the kids whose reaction to the inspiring management of the top grasp is totally unswerving. The village is Maisemore and Peas, Pigs & Poetry describes how Alfred Edgar driving force, who grew to become headmaster on the age of twenty-three in 1915, introduced Maisemore Church of britain institution to nationwide and foreign acceptance. additionally, the ebook covers the numerous contributions that Mr driving force made to village existence in the course of the parish council, in game, and because the founding father of the Pig and chicken membership for adults. it's a relocating and encouraging tale of the variation one guy could make within the lives of many.

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