Schoolchildren take a cruise up the River Thames to the Docklands.
Various shots of children boarding a boat for a cruise along the River Thames. They sit on seats in rows on the deck. On the deck a girl buys a map of the river from a man.
Various shots from the launch as we travel along. Tower Bridge is seen in background. A guide at a microphone points out landmarks. A cargo boat sits at the dockside, bearing the name 'Relas'. Boys on board make notes.
A bridge opens up; big ships in background. A boy takes photograph. L/S of a tug sailing up past big ships. C/U of a girl on the launch looking at ships. L/S of barges filled with logs. Good shots of large ships in Docklands.
News cutting and map on file. Notes state the children come from St Edward's C of E School in Romford, Essex.