Schoolgirls have lessons in the open air - learning about nature.
Filmed at the College Preparatory School in Harrogate, Yorkshire.
Intertitle reads: "They're always talking about the "back to nature" movement. Here's a lot of little ladies who study nature firsthand - " L/S of group of girls dressed in gymslips clambering across rocks by a river and walking by the riverbank. Closer shot of the girls standing on rocks at the waters edge. They have a female teacher with them. C/U of the hands of a girl who is holding a small frog.
The girls put their hands in the river to look for creatures. L/S of the girls gathered around their teacher as she speaks to them. Intertitle reads: "Flower gathering brings endless chances of other surprises - " A group of five girls huddle together to pick flowers. Extreme C/U of two girls pulling down a branch to get a closer look at a bird's nest. "And in the gardens the plots thicken." (sic) L/S of several of the schoolgirls working in the garden. They have watering cans, trowels, hoes etc. Closer view of three girls working.
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