

Hay
and district Victorian school days 
Tests in spelling and arithmetic  
The school Log Books don't give much detail about the lessons given in class, but there are some references to routine tests given to the children. The examples on this page are both from Llyswen National School... 
9th
February
1871 
9th February
 "No child had more than
one mistake in spelling at the dictation lesson". 
14th
May
1875 
14th May
 "Examined
Standard II [Class 2] in the following sums
 48,016 times 590, ..9,175,648 divided by
8, ..39,009,017 divided by 6. ..Results
 1 Right, 2 had 1 wrong, and 1 failed, only four being in the class,
on account of so many having left".


RDR
