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Cyril Norwood
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Born in Whalley, Lancashire
Born on 15th of September 1875
Died on 13rd of March 1956

Norwood was an educationalist who worked his way through the ranks of the teaching profession from classics master to Headmaster at Bristol Grammar, Master of Marlborough College, Headmaster of Harrow, then President of St Johnís, Oxford. His most celebrated contribution was however as chairman of the committee that effectively designed the tripartite system of grammar, technical and secondary modern schools that was in place for several decades after WWII.

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