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[School children in playground; Wedding]
This amateur film captures scenes of children playing in the grounds of Fernhurst School in the late 1930s. Clearly excited by the presence of the film-maker, the children pose in large and small groups and play up for the camera. Scenes from a nearby wedding at the Parish Church are also recorded, as well as a football and netball match.
[Kenton Home; Sports at School; Pevensey Play Acting]
A compilation of home movie material which includes footage of a school Sports Day with prize giving events, young children playing in a garden, and a teenage boy leaving home for boarding school.
This film documents family life at their home in Ottershaw in the months running up to the Second World War. The film features family life and group outings to Arundel Castle, two trips to Farnborough model railway and participation at a school sports day at Wallop School. The film ends with preparations for war - building an air raid shelter in October 1939.
[Canterbury 1939 Part 3]
|Date||10th - 22nd July 1939||ID||11565|
This is a newsreel made by Sydney Bligh capturing the key occasions, festivals and ceremonies in Canterbury and the surrounding area in July 1939. The film shows: a trip on the River Medway, A memorial service parade through Burgate, the Naval Cadets gym display, a fire brigade demonstration, and children dancing at the St. Bede's school.
[Air Raid Practice - Knoll School Hove]
Made by the Borough of Hove with wardens and officers of Hove’s Air Raid Precautions (ARP) ‘M’ Group, this film illustrates various school activities and classes and demonstrates the air raid drills undertaken in a Hove school. Intertitles precede each scene.
This colour and black and white edited family film features the family home in Ottershaw between 1940 and 1942, a visit to Somerton in Somerset and Mr Giles in his Auxillary Fire Servce (AFS) uniform with Bugatti Fire Engine. The family are also seen playing with toys in the garden, ice skating on a frozen pond, at a sports day event and scenes of a rugby game at Allen House School.
[Goudhurst Farm; Harvest; Gardening]
Scenes at Fegans Goudhurst Farm School in the early 1940s.
[Parades; Games; Camp]
An edited film of St George's Day parades by West Sussex district Cubs, Scouts, Brownies and Guides through the Haywayds Heath, Balcombe, Slaugham areas, on route to or following church services. Other scenes include several Guiding or Scout camp events, sporting activities using local school grounds and parades with company standards, flags and marching bands.
[Pottery; wickerwork; Christmas party; farming]
A home movie featuring children from the Brocklehurst family as they take part in a Christmas party at the their school. The film also features scenes of rural life, such as a potter and basket-weavers at work and a farmer ploughing a field. The film ends with the children picking wild flowers near Mersham, Kent.
[London Road School Sports]
Amateur film of sports day at London Road School, Burgess Hill. Events include boys and girls races: sprinting, running, relay racing and presentation of winners' shield. There are various views of parents/spectators and scenes of a man teaching a woman to shoot and a man with a catapult.
[Kenton and Sports at School]
|Date||1944; 1945; 1947||ID||518|
Various family scenes, beginning with the family playing in the garden at Kenton and then moving to a school sports day showing girls playing with hula hoops and skipping. The film then shows nuns handing out prizes.
[King's Mead School Sports]
|Date||[ca. 1945 - 1956]||ID||2957|
A compilation of B&W and colour footage of sporting activities at King's Mead Preparatory School. The boys are filmed playing rugby, cricket and basketball, diving into the school's outdoor swimming pool, and competing in various athletics events including running, hurdling and the long jump.
This part fiction, part non-fiction, film with commentary and voice-overs explores Sheephatch Camp School near Farnham. It provides a record of the teenage schoolchildren taking advantage of the educational and boarding facilities on offer at the rural institution.
[Home Life, School Sports, Day Trips and Holidays]
|Date||1946 - 1949||ID||5687|
This film contains various scenes of the Dickins' family life. It shows them at home, with friends and extended family, on school sports days, day trips and holidays within the South East and South West of England. The online film clip includes footage from an 'oral history' interview conducted with John Dickins in February 2008.
[Reed’s School for Girls at Dogmersfield]
Film of Reed's School for Girls in Dogmersfield Park, Hampshire; showing the school grounds and gardens, tennis courts, and a sports day including wheelbarrow and obstacle races, prize giving and a folk dancing display by the girls.
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