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Thomas of Timaru

Author: George Guy
Publisher: Christchurch [N.Z.] : Pegasus Press, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At Timaru Boys High, William Thomas developed a school that became known not only for scholarship and games but also for the wide range of its curriculum; he made a feature of art and music, for example, at a time when such subjects were usually regarded as mere frills. Later, through "The Thomas Report" which introduced the post-war School Certificate system, he had a major influence on secondary schooling in New  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guy, Buddy.
Thomas of Timaru.
Christchurch : Pegasus, ©1974
(OCoLC)760256268
Named Person: William Thomas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Guy
OCLC Number: 1584840
Description: 117 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Thomas of Timaru : the life & work of a great headmaster
Responsibility: George Guy.

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At Timaru Boys High, William Thomas developed a school that became known not only for scholarship and games but also for the wide range of its curriculum; he made a feature of art and music, for example, at a time when such subjects were usually regarded as mere frills. Later, through "The Thomas Report" which introduced the post-war School Certificate system, he had a major influence on secondary schooling in New Zealand.

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