School taught reading, writing, and math all centered around religion. They also studied history, philosophy, and poetry. PE was seen as vital. It was taught through dancing, wrestling, hunting, etc. Only middle-upperclass boys were allowed. Rarely was a poor boy there. As they got older the goal was to apprentice and learn a trade. Education was to complete a citizen. Only select women had the chance. The reason for women was to learn to be a wife.
Life During the Renaissance.ppt: slide 9+10