Film ID: YFA 5253 WYKE HALL 1961-62 1961-1962 Visitor TabsDescription This is a film of Wyke Hall School activities, including a Sports Day, on Bricknell Avenue, Hull. The film includes footage of different races as well as a trip to the countryside. On a sunny day a group of young women emerge from a church in pairs, all in colourful dresses. They stand for a group portrait. Intertitle – The School Sports July 1961 Boys and girls participate in sprint races on the school playing field, and a boy’s middle distance race. There is then a girl’s skipping race, boy’s hurdles and relay races. School children board a bus for a trip to a farm where there are free range chickens, and they pet some new born lambs. Back at the school there is a cross country race. Then a group of older boys set out with rucksacks, walking along country roads before stopping for some lunch. Some adults are playing tennis, and back at the school there is a cricket match, followed by rounders, girls practising the relay and more tennis. Then some boys are working in a metalwork class before the film finishes with a girl’s netball match.