The Changing Sixth Form in the Twentieth Century

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Originally published 1970.This book traces the history of the sixth form in Britain from the first decade of this century and follows the continuing debate over its function to the present day. It analyzes what kind of organisation is required to meet the demands of rising numbers and questions whether the needs of older adolescents can be better met in the new sixth form of the comprehensive school or in a separate type of sixth-form college. The book also discusses the balance between general and specialized courses.