‘Even a Public School might be a little better for having two or three very carefully chosen women on the staff’
For 390 years, Sherborne School was a bastion of maleness with the boys being taught by a teaching staff made up entirely of men. This all changed in 1941 with the appointment of two female teachers.
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, find out more about Sherborne School’s first female teachers
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Posted on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017 by Sherborne School Archives.