1862 Oxford University Act 1862 (pdf 132kb) extended the university's power to make statutes.
1864 Clarendon Report on public (independent) schools: led to 1868 Public Schools Act.
1860 Oxford University Act 1860 (pdf 106kb) matters relating to Craven scholarships and testamentary documents.
1861 Newcastle Report: recommended provision of 'sound and cheap' elementary education, led to 1870 Elementary Education Act.
Chapter 13 2010-2015 Gove v The Blob this is a draft of a chapter which will form part of the revised version currently in preparation Timeline Glossary Bibliography copyright Derek Gillard 2011 Education in England: a brief history is my copyright. 1791 School of Instruction for the Indigent Blind established in Liverpool. 1814 British and Foreign School Society: founded by liberal Anglicans, Roman Catholics and Jews as an alternative to the National Society.
1869 Endowed Schools Act 1869: made changes to endowed schools as recommended by the 1868 Taunton Report.
1869 Headmasters' Conference established (independent schools). 1870 Elementary Education Act 1870: the 'Forster Act' introduced compulsory universal education for children aged 5-13 but left enforcement of attendance to school boards. 1871 Code of Regulations: created an infant stage below Standard 1 for the 5-7 age range.
1660 Restoration of the monarchy: Oxford and Cambridge discriminate against Nonconformists.
1836 Thomas Wyse: Education reform or the necessity of a national system of education.