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Page 14, 29th July 1938 — DOMESTIC SCIENCE New Course at Hillside Convent
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DOMESTIC SCIENCE New Course at Hillside Convent

The Bishop of Portsmouth presided on Wednesday, July 20, at the Religious Profession of Sister Mary Josephine Hogan in the Institute of Christian Education at Farnborough Hill, Hampshire, and in the afternoon at the Day Students' Speech Day in the College, The examination successes mentioned in the report included twelve Inter-collegiate School Religious Certificates. three with Distinction, two Higher and seventeen General Schools Certificates, and one First Medical Examination, but the main feature was the proposed enlargement in the scope of the school's work. A complete course of Housecraft and Domestic Science will be opened in September for the benefit of the senior girls, and a further extension of Farnborough Bill is planned to coincide with the school's golden jubilee falling in May next year.

Commenting on the report, the Bishop dwelt on the long stretch of forty-six years during which he had known Hillside, speaking highly of the work both religious and secular accomplished by the school. Be particularly congratulated the nuns and children on the remarkable health record of the past year.

The annual prize given in remembrance of the late Empress Eugenie was awarded to Dorothy Charlton; Dorothy Kintmenth and Jean Jenkin receiving special prizes for the discharge of their duties as Head Prefects at Farnborough Hill and the College respectively.




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