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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. GRAMMAR SCHOOLIn 1908 it was accepted in trust by the London County Council and renamed St Marylebone Grammar School. After World War II
World War II
it recovered. Under headmaster Philip Wayne it developed artistic activities, acquired shared use of playing fields in Sudbury Hill , and established a country base in the village of Forest Green, near Leith Hill
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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. Grammar schools of these types were also established in British territories overseas, where they have evolved in different ways
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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 THE PRINCE FREDERICK, DUKE OF YORK AND ALBANY, KG , GMB , GCH (Frederick Augustus; 16 August 1763 – 5 January 1827), a member of the House of Hanover , was the second son and child of King George III , King of Great Britain and Ireland and Elector of Hanover. A soldier by profession, from 1764 to 1803 he was Prince-Bishop of Osnabrück , and from the death of his father in 1820 until his own death in 1827 he was the heir presumptive to his elder brother, King George IV , both to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Hanover
Kingdom of Hanover
. However, he died before his brother
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Marylebone Road
MARYLEBONE ROAD (/ˈmɑːrlᵻbən/ (_ listen ) MAR-li-bən_ ) is an important thoroughfare in central London , within the City of Westminster . It runs east-west from the Euston Road at Regent\'s Park to the A40 Westway at Paddington . The road which runs in 3 lanes in both directions, is part of the 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 ) (to the west) and the A5 and M1 motorway (to the north) much of the traffic leaving central London for the Midlands and the North of England travels on this road. It is frequently heavily congested . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Tourism * 3 Mainline and London Underground stations * 4 References HISTORYThe road was effectively London's first bypass . Construction of the New Road , as it was called, began in 1756 along the northern edge of the built-up area. In 1857, the road's name was changed from New Road, with sections, west to east, renamed Marylebone Road, Euston Road and Pentonville Road. The name Marylebone originates from a church, called "St Marys", that was built on the bank of a small stream or "bourne" called the tybourne, in an area named after the stream Tyburn
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Edwin Abbott (educator)
EDWIN ABBOTT (12 May 1808 – 27 May 1882) was an English educator. Abbott was born in London
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
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
Edwin Abbott Abbott
, author of Flatland ; a daughter, Elizabeth, married John Humffreys Parry
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
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. The school was renamed St Marylebone
Marylebone
Grammar School in 1901, and one of the four senior houses was named after Abbott. WORKS * (tr.) History of the Great Reformation, by J. H. Merle D'Aubigné, vol
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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 . The LCC was the largest, most significant and most ambitious English municipal authority of its day. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Powers and duties * 2.1 Housing Reform * 2.2 Street Re-Naming * 2.3 World War II Era * 3 Headquarters * 3.1 Spring Gardens * 3.2 Search for a new site * 3.3 County Hall, Lambeth * 4 Politics * 4.1 Elections to the London County Council * 4.2 Political control * 4.3 Leaders of the London County Council * 4.4 Chairmen of the London County Council * 4.4.1 Chairman and vice chairman * 4.4.2 Deputy chairman * 5 Abolition * 6 See also * 7 References HISTORY _ The First Meeting of the London County Council in the County Hall Spring Gardens, 1889_ by Henry Jamyn Brooks By the 19th century the City of London Corporation covered only a small fraction of metropolitan London. From 1855 the Metropolitan Board of Works (MBW) had certain powers across the metropolis, but it was appointed rather than elected
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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 , 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. › NEIGHBOURING AREAS OF SUDBURY HILL South Harrow Harrow-on-the-Hill in Harrow North Wembley Northolt Park Wembley (excluding Sudbury itself) SUDBURY HILL Northolt Greenford Alperton * v * t * e London Borough of Harrow DISTRICTS * Belmont * Canons Park * Greenhill * Harrow * Harrow on the Hill * Harrow Weald * Hatch End * Headstone * Kenton * Little Stanmore * North Harrow * Pinner * Pinner Green * Queensbury * Rayners Lane * Roxeth * South Harrow * Stanmore * Sudbury * Wealdstone * West Harrow ATTRACTIONS * Harrow Museum * Harrow School * Headstone Manor * St
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Leith Hill
LEITH HILL is a wooded hill 7 km to the south west of Dorking , Surrey
Surrey
, England
England
. It reaches 294 metres (965 ft) above sea level , the highest point on the Greensand Ridge , and is the second highest point in south-east England
England
, after Walbury Hill near Hungerford , West Berkshire , 297 metres (974 ft) high. Leith Hill
Leith Hill
is the highest ground for 49 miles. It was possibly on the summit of Leith Hill
Leith Hill
in 851, that Æthelwulf of Wessex , father of Alfred the Great
Alfred the Great
, defeated the Danes who were heading for Winchester
Winchester
, having sacked Canterbury
Canterbury
and London
London
. The nearest railway station is Holmwood
Holmwood
Station , 2 miles (3.2 km) to the east. This station is served by Southern trains on the Sutton "> The tower on the top of Leith Hill
Leith Hill
On the summit of Leith Hill
Leith Hill
is an 18th-century Gothic tower. In 1765-6 Richard Hull of nearby Leith Hill Place built "Prospect House", later to become known as Leith Hill
Leith Hill
Tower, with the intention of raising the hill above 1,000 ft (305 m) above sea level
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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. The school is currently being rebuilt and expanded. Beginning in 2011, the work was scheduled to be carried out in phases over a period of thirty years
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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 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 from the London School Board in 1904. In what was to become Outer London , education was primarily administered by the relevant county councils and county boroughs , with some functions delegated to second-tier councils in the area. The Herbert Commission report in 1960 recommended the establishment of the Greater London Council. It advocated a London-wide division of educational powers between the GLC and the London boroughs. The GLC would be responsible for strategic control of schools, and the boroughs for routine management. This part of the report was rejected by the government
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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 won the most seats in the House of Commons at the 2017 general election . However, it is reliant on the support of the Northern Irish party, the Democratic Unionist Party , in order to command the majority of the House of Commons. The party's leader, Theresa May
Theresa May
, is currently serving as Prime Minister . It is the largest party in local government with 9,237 councillors . The Conservative Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United Kingdom, the other being its modern rival, the Labour Party . The Conservative Party's platform involves support for free market capitalism, free enterprise, fiscal conservatism, a strong national defence, deregulation, and restrictions on trade unions. The Conservative Party was founded in 1834 from the Tory Party –giving rise to the Conservatives' colloquial name of Tories –and was one of two dominant political parties in the nineteenth century, along with the Liberal Party . During the 1890s, it formed a coalition government with the Liberal Unionist Party , a break-away faction of the Liberal Party. In 1912, the two parties merged to form the current Conservative and Unionist Party
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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 . In 1975, Thatcher defeated Heath in the Conservative Party leadership election to become Leader of the Opposition and became the first woman to lead a major political party in the United Kingdom. She became Prime Minister after winning the 1979 general election . On moving into 10 Downing Street , Thatcher introduced a series of political and economic initiatives intended to reverse high unemployment and Britain's struggles in the wake of the Winter of Discontent and an ongoing recession
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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. The Principal Keith Cowell - previously Deputy Principal of Croydon College - joined City of Westminster
City of Westminster
College in November 2009. Alex Fyfe is Vice Chair of Governors. In its most recent inspection, Ofsted rated the college as 'good' for overall effectiveness
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Lisson Grove
LISSON GROVE is a district and a street of the 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 . 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 ,