Childhood

All Childhood Playing Out Schools

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Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
Childhood - Schools

The wonders of nature are probed during a lesson in flower-dissecting, under the guiding eye of Mr. Eric Pearson (Biology master).

Views: 12,093    Year: 1959


Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
Childhood - Schools

Led by Stuart Bennett (Captain), right, the cross-country team returns from a practice run around the nearby country-side.

Views: 73,232    Year: 1959    Comments: 414


Burnley Grammar School

Burnley Grammar School
Childhood - Schools

Engineers of tomorrow, under the eye of Mr. J. H. Morton (Metal Work instructor), use a micrometer on a lathe. From left, David Riley, David Yanik and Colin Chapman.

Views: 11,445    Year: 1959    Comments: 7


Burnley Grammar School

Burnley Grammar School
Childhood - Schools

There's pleny of room in the modern-styled gymnasium for muscle developing, where the boys are supervised by Mr. R. Parry, the physical education instruction.

Views: 456,521    Year: 1959    Comments: 1517


Early Motoring

Early Motoring
Childhood - Playing Out

A young David Pilkington test drives an old Austin.

Views: 8,722    Year: 1958    Comments: 2


Not everyone wants to watch...

Not everyone wants to watch...
Childhood - Playing Out

...jumping, even at a horse show. While the rest of the crowd were wasting their time applauding the entrants this youngster found much more important work filling all the empty mineral bottles and tea containers he could find.

Views: 7,588    Year: 1958    Comments: 1


Fulwood Counry Secondary School

Fulwood Counry Secondary School
Childhood - Schools

Instruction from the expert, Miss Hilary Peet, physical education mistress, who plays netball for Lancashire and who is also a member of the County swimming team.

Views: 14,021    Year: 1958    Comments: 5


Fleetwood Grammar School

Fleetwood Grammar School
Childhood - Schools

In the bright and cheery domestic science room, the girls are taught the art of cooking and other kitchen "chores" by Miss P. Green (third from right).

Views: 13,248    Year: 1958    Comments: 5


Test Match Victories

Test Match Victories
Childhood - Playing Out

Test Match Victories may be won on the 'playing fields' off the Caledonian Road in North London, but it would be better for the children if the stumps were set in green fields.

Views: 8,141    Year: 1954    Comments: 3


Play Street

Play Street
Childhood - Playing Out

Forbidding traffic to use the streets helps to save life and limb, but the provision of some forty play streets in London is no real solution to the problem.

Views: 9,073    Year: 1954    Comments: 2


Skipping

Skipping
Childhood - Playing Out

Paving stones are a poor substitute for the green grass of real playing fields. Railings are useful for holding one end of the skipping rope, but passers-by interrupt the game.

Views: 9,047    Year: 1954


The Quiet Game of 'Tig'

The Quiet Game of 'Tig'
Childhood - Playing Out

"And O-U-T spells OUT". Counting-out rhymes are often relics of tribal mumbo-jumbo, magical rites like casting lots. Sometimes they imitate numerals of forgotten languages.

Views: 8,357    Year: 1950


'O Then She Was a Lady and This is the Way She Went...'

'O Then She Was a Lady and This is the Way She Went...'
Childhood - Playing Out

The imitation game, performed by the rising talent of the play-streets. Half-a-dozen smashing impersonations of really smashing people, completed in as many minutes.

Views: 9,348    Year: 1950    Comments: 1


One of the Fixed Festivals of Town Life: The Opening of the Hopscotch Season

One of the Fixed Festivals of Town Life: The Opening of the Hopscotch Season
Childhood - Playing Out

As any girl will tell you; as any girl's mother will tell you; as any girl's grandmother - it has to be early in spring. How to play the game, and when, descends as a tradition from generation to generation. Where to play is never a problem.

Views: 7,591    Year: 1950    Comments: 1


The Spring Game of Leap-frog

The Spring Game of Leap-frog
Childhood - Playing Out

Sunshine siezes the children in the street with an urge to get their feet off the ground. This is the time for hopping, leaping, vaulting, frog-jumping, and skipping.

Views: 6,735    Year: 1950


Trainspotting

Trainspotting
Childhood - Playing Out

Photo taken on Christmas Eve. Note the young lad on the railings at the back, Health and Safety would have a field day!

Views: 4,605    Year: 1936


Hesketh Fletcher Gym Team

Hesketh Fletcher Gym Team
Childhood - Schools

Hesketh Fletcher Gym Team of Atherton, Greater Manchester.

Views: 63,560    Year: 1935    Comments: 355


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