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St Marylebone Grammar School
ST MARYLEBONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL (SMGS) was a grammar school located in the London borough of the City of Westminster , from 1792 to 1981. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Philological School * 1.2 Grammar school * 1.3 Closure * 2 Current use of buildings * 3 Notable alumni * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYPHILOLOGICAL SCHOOLFounded as the PHILOLOGICAL SOCIETY by Thomas Collingwood, under the patronage of the Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany
, its object was to help "the heads of families, who by unexpected misfortune, have been reduced from a station of comfort and respectability." Founded in Mary Street (later renamed Stanhope Street, N.W. 1), it moved to Marylebone Road in 1827. Its fortunes improved largely due to headmaster Edwin Abbott . After Abbott, the school's financial position deteriorated
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Grammar Schools In The United Kingdom
A GRAMMAR SCHOOL is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin
Latin
, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school , differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools . The original purpose of medieval grammar schools was the teaching of Latin. Over time the curriculum was broadened, first to include Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
, and later English and other European languages , natural sciences , mathematics , history , geography , and other subjects. In the late Victorian era
Victorian era
grammar schools were reorganised to provide secondary education throughout England and Wales; Scotland had developed a different system
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City Of Westminster
35.2% White British 2.3% White Irish 0% White Gypsy or Irish Traveller 24.1% Other White 0.9% White & Black Caribbean 0.9% White & Black African 1.6% White the shopping areas around Oxford Street
Oxford Street
, Regent Street
Regent Street
, Piccadilly
Piccadilly
and Bond Street
Bond Street
; and the night time entertainment district of Soho
Soho
. Much of the borough is residential, and in 2008 it was estimated to have a population of 236,000. The local authority is Westminster City Council
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Prince Frederick, Duke Of York And Albany
Napoleonic Wars * War of the Third Coalition * Anglo-Spanish War (1796–1808) * War of the Fourth Coalition * Anglo-Turkish War (1807–09) * Peninsular War * War of the Fifth Coalition * War of the Sixth Coalition * War of the Seventh Coalition War of 1812 PRINCE FREDERICK, DUKE OF YORK AND ALBANY KG GMB GCH (Frederick Augustus; 16 August 1763 – 5 January 1827) was the second son and child of George III , King of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and Hanover . A soldier by profession, from 1764 to 1803 he was Prince-Bishop of Osnabrück in the Holy Roman Empire
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Marylebone Road
MARYLEBONE ROAD (/ˈmɑːrlᵻbən/ ( listen ) MAR-li-bən ) is an important thoroughfare in central London
London
, within the City of Westminster . It runs east-west from the Euston Road at Regent\'s Park to the A40 Westway at Paddington
Paddington
. The road which runs in 3 lanes in both directions, is part of the London
London
Inner Ring Road and as such forms part of the boundary of the zone within which the London congestion charge applies. As part of the Ring Road and a feeder route to the A40 (and hence the M40 motorway
M40 motorway
) (to the west) and the A5 and M1 motorway
M1 motorway
(to the north) much of the traffic leaving central London
London
for the Midlands and the North of England
England
travels on this road. It is frequently heavily congested
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Edwin Abbott (educator)
EDWIN ABBOTT (12 May 1808 – 27 May 1882) was an English educator. Abbott was born in London in 1808, the son of Edward Abbott, an oilman and Italian warehouseman descended from George Abbot , archbishop of Canterbury. In 1827 he was made headmaster of the Philological School of General Instruction, Marylebone , the school he had himself attended. As a headmaster he was known as firm but humane. He married his first cousin Jane Abbott (1806–1882) in 1831. The couple had eight children, including Edwin Abbott Abbott , author of Flatland ; a daughter, Elizabeth, married John Humffreys Parry . Abbott's social concern led him to keep up contact with the Christian Socialists . He translated the third volume of J. H. Merle D\'Aubigné 's history of the reformation, wrote textbooks on Latin , English grammar and arithmetic , and published a concordance to Alexander Pope . Abbott retired as headmaster in 1872, and died at Upper Norwood in 1882
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London County Council
LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected. It covered the area today known as Inner London and was replaced by the Greater London Council
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World War Ii
Allied victory * Collapse of Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
* Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires * Dissolution of the League of Nations * Creation of the United Nations
United Nations
* Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers * Beginning of the Cold War (more... ) PARTICIPANTS ALLIES AXIS COMMANDERS AND LEADERS MAIN ALLIED LEADERS Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Sudbury Hill
SUDBURY HILL is an area of the London Borough of Harrow in northwest London
London
, UK . It forms part of the HA1 postcode and Harrow post town . The area is served by Sudbury Hill Harrow railway station and Sudbury Hill tube station NEIGHBOURING AREAS ‹ The template below (Geographic location ) is being considered for deletion. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus
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Leith Hill
LEITH HILL is a wooded hill 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) to the south west of Dorking
Dorking
, Surrey
Surrey
, England
England
. It reaches 294 metres (965 ft) above sea level , the highest point on the Greensand Ridge
Greensand Ridge
, and is the second highest point in south-east England
England
, after Walbury Hill near Hungerford
Hungerford
, West Berkshire , 297 metres (974 ft) high. Leith Hill
Leith Hill
is the highest ground for 49 miles
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St Paul's School, London
ST PAUL\'S SCHOOL is a selective independent school for boys aged 13–18, founded in 1509 by John Colet and located on a 43-acre (180,000m2) site by the River Thames, in Barnes , London. It is one of the original nine British "Clarendon" public schools as investigated by the 1861 Clarendon Commission . However, The School successfully argued that it should be omitted from the Public Schools Act 1868 . Since 1881, St Paul's has had its own preparatory school , St Paul\'s Juniors (formerly Colet Court), which since 1968 has been located on the same site. St Paul's is considered one of the leading schools in the country on the merit of its position in the national GCSE and A level examination performance tables combined with one of the highest Oxford and Cambridge acceptance rates of any secondary school or college
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Inner London Education Authority
The INNER LONDON EDUCATION AUTHORITY (ILEA) was an ad hoc local education authority for the City of London
City of London
and the 12 Inner London boroughs from 1965 until its abolition in 1990. The authority was reconstituted as a directly elected body corporate on 1 April 1986. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Political composition * 3 List of leaders * 4 Additional functions * 5 Reconstitution * 6 Abolition * 7 References HISTORYThe Inner London
Inner London
Education Authority was established when the Greater London Council (GLC) replaced the London County Council as the principal local authority for London in 1965. The LCC had taken over responsibility for education in Inner London
Inner London
from the London School Board in 1904
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Conservative Party (UK)
The CONSERVATIVE PARTY, officially the CONSERVATIVE AND UNIONIST PARTY, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. It is currently the governing party, having been so since the 2010 general election , where a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats was formed. In 2015, the Conservatives led by David Cameron won a surprise majority and formed the first Conservative majority government since 1992 . However, the 2017 snap election on Thursday 8 June resulted in a hung parliament , and the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority. They are reliant on the support of a Northern Irish political party , the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), in order to command a majority in the House of Commons through a confidence-and-supply deal. The party leader, Theresa May
Theresa May
, has served as both Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister since 13 July 2016
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Margaret Thatcher
MARGARET HILDA THATCHER, BARONESS THATCHER, LG , OM , PC , FRS , FRIC (née ROBERTS; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century, and the first woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist dubbed her THE IRON LADY, a nickname that became popularly associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism . A research chemist before becoming a barrister , Thatcher was elected Member of Parliament for Finchley in 1959 . Edward Heath appointed her Secretary of State for Education and Science in his Conservative government
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City Of Westminster College
CITY OF WESTMINSTER COLLEGE is a further education college located in the borough of Westminster , central London
London
. The College has two centres located in Paddington
Paddington
and Queen\'s Park . It also includes the Cockpit Theatre , a fully operational studio theatre used for training and performances, and a range of outreach centres. City of Westminster
City of Westminster
College provides around 250 full-time and part-time courses to over 7,000 students each year. Just over a fifth of students come from the local borough, with the remainder being drawn from across London
London
and the south-east. Over 40 per cent of students speak English as an additional language and there are more than 50 first languages spoken across College campuses
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Lisson Grove
LISSON GROVE is a district and a street of the City of Westminster
City of Westminster
, London, just to the north of the city ring road. There are many landmarks surrounding the area. To the north is Lord\'s Cricket Ground in St John\'s Wood . To the west are Little Venice, Paddington
Paddington
and Watling Street
Watling Street
. To the north east is Primrose Hill and south east is Marylebone
Marylebone
, which includes the railway station and Dorset Square , the original home of the Marylebone
Marylebone
Cricket Club . It is west of the London Planetarium , Madame Tussaud\'s , Baker Street
Baker Street
and Regent\'s Park . The postal districts are NW1 and NW8
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