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A Brief History of Events and Trends from 1695 to 1969 in the Residential Care of Young Offenders in the UK

1695         August Hermann Francke (1663-1727) opened an orphan asylum at Halle in Germany, the first reformatory. 1706         Jean Baptiste de la Salle (1651-1719) started a boarding school at St. Yon, France, which evolved into a reformatory; several Roman Catholic approved schools are still run by the Brothers of St. Jean Baptiste de la Salle. 1735-1811 … Read more

The Month’s Theme: Looking Back to Look Forward

If one is working with children and young people there is usually so much going on that one does not have time to collect one’s thoughts. If adults don’t set the pace for the children, they will find themselves playing catch-up on what the children are up to. And if you’re a manager, you probably … Read more

‘After Grace, Teeth: A Comparative Study of Residential Experience of Boys in Approved Schools’ by Spencer Millham, Roger Bullock and Paul Cherrett

Spencer Millham, Roger Bullock and Paul, Cherrett (1975) After Grace, Teeth: A Comparative Study of Residential Experience of Boys in Approved Schools London Human Context 0 903137 11 9 Following his successful collaboration with Royston Lambert, head of the Social Research Unit at King’s College, Cambridge, in a sociological study of boarding schools (Lambert and … Read more