Memories of the Early Years of Saturday School

By Diana Himsworth A year after I joined the Philosophy School in Durban, Lawrence and Margaret Stretton established a Saturday School for children between the age of 4 – 12. My own children attended, and I offered to assist. My duties were to put out chairs, count pencils, tidy books and at exactly 10 am […]

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Saturday School – School of Philosophy, Durban

The School of Philosophy began in Durban during the 1960’s, and shortly thereafter the School Leader, Mr Lawrence Stretton, decided to form a ‘Saturday School’ for children between four and a half and 12 years of age. Almost all parents, already in the adult groups, supported this venture, and about 30 children enrolled. They were […]

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