• Short Summary

    At Prestolee School kids are educated through play and fun activities.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Lessons without tears".

    Prestolee School, near Manchester.

    The school has an alternative attitude to education: lots of playing and fun activities to help learning.

    Various shots of children playing in playground: there are lots of wooden climbing frames with ropes to swing from, pools of water, a large model windmill where kids are having a tea party and a well. Various shots of children working in school garden: they plant saplings and spray fruit trees.

    Various shots of very small children playing with wooden toys, a tame pigeon hops around. Various shots of children eating dinner at school. Various shots of boys in carpenters shop. Various shots of girls playing on trapeze in gymnasium. Various shots of children being served hot drinks in a canteen made and run by themselves. Panning shot of kids playing drafts and reading. M/S of boy working in school library.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1215.03
    Media URN:
    33820
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:55:00 / 01:06:03:00
    Canister:
    NP 27

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