in Victorian times
|Creating a system for everyone|
When Queen Victoria
came to the throne in 1837 very few
ordinary working class children went to school. They were usually so poor
that the parents had to send their children to
work to earn some much needed money.
on each of Powys's 18 communities include
sections on local schools in Victorian times. You will find much useful
and entertaining material there.
The pages below give some background information on how these great changes in education came about.