What was the real aim of Miss Beam’s school?

The real aim of Miss Beam’s school was to inculcate thoughtfulness and kindness in the children by themselves, experiencing the same pain and helplessness that a blind, deaf, dumb or lame child will feel.

How did Miss Beam look like?

Miss Beam was a middle aged, authoritative woman. She was kind and understanding. Since she was middleaged, her hair had started turning grey. She had a motherly plump figure.