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Series ID19194
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TitleCorporal Punishment Registers - Lota State School
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Start Date 5/6/1952
End Date 29/10/1993
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Record of physical punishment legally administered to students as a corrective for misdeeds - Lota State School

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11264Lota State School 5/6/1952 29/10/1993
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QA 149 clause 113 of the Regulations [Issue of 1914] and clause 89 (Issue 1934) are pasted inside the front covers of the registers.
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Corporal punishment registers were kept by the Head Teacher of each school, and record all corporal punishment administered by the Head Teacher or an assistant [authorised by the Minister]. Corporal punishment registers contain the following information for each entry: the date in full, the name of the pupil or pupils receiving corporal punishment, the fault or incident requiring punishment and the kind and extent of punishment. These registers was kept by Lota State School.

Historical Note: Corporal punishment was to be administered not for trivial breaches of school discipline but rather only as a last resort when the student had committed offences against morality, gross impertinence, and/or wilful and persistent disobedience. Girls over the age of twelve were not to receive corporal punishment. From 1934 only boys were to receive corporal punishment.
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 19194, Corporal Punishment Registers - Lota State School
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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