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Under a Statute passed by Convocation November 10, 1875, the Delegates of Local Examinations are charged to hold every year an Examination by which the attainments of women may be tested. For the purposes of this Examination the Delegates have the same powers and are charged with the same duties as those which have been assigned to them in respect of the Examination of younger persons.
The First Examination was held in March, 1877.
G. E. Thorley, Esq., M.A., Warden of Wadham College.
H. Courthope Bowen, Esq., M.A., Corpus Christi Coll., Cambridge.
French and German.
Rev. G. S. Ward, M.A., Fellow and Tutor of Hertford College.
Political Economy. } W.C. Sidgwick, Esq., M.A., Oriel College.
C. J. Faulkner, Esq., M.A., Fellow and Tutor of University College.
Examination Papers for the Second Examination. Pass.
(Cæsar, de Bello Gallico and de Bello Civili)
Section VI. MODERN HISTORY : I-VII
Section VIII. PHYSICAL SCIENCE :
Examination of Women.
REGULATIONS FOR THE YEAR 1883. The condition restricting the Examinations to Women over Eighteen
Years of age has been removed. The Examinations will consist of a First Examination and a Second Examination. These cannot be passed by any Candidate in the same calendar year. No Candidate will be admitted to the Second Examination unless she has passed the First, or some other Examination accepted by the Delegates as equivalent.
At present the Delegates accept as equivalent—the Matriculation Examination of the University of London (or the General Examination for Women): the Cambridge Higher Local Examinations, if the Candidate has passed in Group C and with distinction in two languages of Group B: the Oxford Senior Local Examinations, if the Candidate has passed in Section C, and with the special recommendation of the Examiners in two languages of Section B: The Examination for Certificates of the Oxford and Cambridge Schools Examination Board, if the Candidate has passed in two subjects of Group I and in Elementary Mathematics,
The First Examination will be held in June and December 1883.
The Examinations to be held in June will commence on the 4th of June 1883, and the Examination to be held in December will commence upon the roth of December 1883.
Candidates for the Examinations to be held in June may be examined, with consent of the Local Secretary and upon payment of the Local Fee (if any), at any of the places appointed for the Local Examination of Girls, except London. Candidates for the Examination to be held in December will be examined in Oxford only. Printed forms of entry for the Examinations to be held in June may be obtained from G. E. BAKER, Esq., Clarendon Building, Oxford, on and after February ist, and must be returned to him with the Fees, those for the Second Examination on or before March 3rd, and those for the First Examination on or before April 14. Forms for the First Examination, to be held in December, may be obtained in the same way on and after October ist, and must be returned with the Fees on or before November ist.
There will be a First Examination held under the Regulations for 1882 in December 1882 in Oxford only. The Examination will commence upon the nth of December 1882. Forms of entry may be obtained from G. E. BAKER, Esq., Clarendon Building, Oxford, on and after October ist, and must be returned with the Fees on or before November ist 1882.
The Fees payable will be for the First Examination, or for the Examination in the Rudiments of Faith and Religion, £2; and £2 ros. for the Pass Examination, or for the Examination for Honours. No Fee can be returned under any circumstances, or be carried to the credit of a Candidate at a subsequent Examination.
I. THE FIRST EXAMINATION. Every Candidate will be required to satisfy the Delegates in 1. English Composition. 2. Any two of the following languages : (a) Latin, (6) Greek, (c) French or Italian,
Equations, including Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication,
problems producing such equations.
Virgil, Æneid I.
Plato, Apologia. Candidates will be expected to answer questions on the Grammar of the languages selected, and to translate a piece of easy English into Latin, French or Italian, and German, as the case may be.
II. THE SECOND EXAMINATION
1. THE PASS EXAMINATION will consist of Six Sections, viz. The Pass Examina A. Languages. B. Ancient History. C. Modern
History. D. Mathematics. E. Physical Science.
Candidates will not satisfy the Delegates unless they pass, at the same Examination, in Section A and in one of the other Sections. Candidates, who have so passed, may offer any of the other Sections at a subsequent Examination. No Candidate will be examined in more than two of Sections B, C, D, E, F, at any one Examination.
In Section A the Examination will be in the same languages as those prescribed for the First Examination, but will be of a higher character. Candidates will be required to pass in two languages.
The books to be prepared in Latin and Greek are