A film by Eric Bolderson of Sports Day at Three Lane Ends Junior & Infant School, Methley Road, Castleford.
This film captures the activities of Kindergarten children at a school in Castleford, West Yorkshire. It includes scenes of the children on the playground as well as inside the classroom during arts and crafts time.
A film by Eric Bolderson of classroom activity and a Christmas tea party at Hightown School in Castleford.
This is a film that captures the children at Linthwaite School taking part in various physical activity exercises; it was filmed by their school teacher Lucy Fairbank.
This is a film that captures the children at Linthwaite School taking part in various physical activity exercises and was filmed by their school teacher, Lucy Fairbank.
A film made by members of the Morley Cycling Club that capture footage of many abbeys around Yorkshire. There are shots of the surrounding landscape and villages that they pass through along the way. There is a continuous commentary by several different men giving in depth histories of the different abbeys and sights.
This film documents the activities of the Market District Boys club of Leeds during 1962-3. This was an inner city club which originally provided nothing much more than football; however, during this period, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme was introduced to the organization by Brian Price. This film records some of the events involved with this awards scheme.
A film made by Ernest Taylor of the Open Day at Hunmanby Hall School.
Board School dramatises a day at Kirkstall Board School in 1875. It was made to commemorate the centenary of the Forster Education Act (1870).
This is the third film of events at Castle Howard Reformatory after the Second World War. It shows the school at Crambeck (close to the village of Welburn, near Malton, North Yorkshire, aka Castle Howard Farm School and Castle Howard Approved School) in their Coronation Games in 1953 and celebrations of the School Centenary in 1955.
This is the second film of events at Castle Howard Reformatory after the Second World War. It shows two school open days, with gymnastics and sports, working on the school farm and a cadet display.
Made by Yorkshire Television, this is a series of factual programmes hosted by GEOFF DRUETT and PAUL DUNSTAN. The programmes look at a variety of topical issues such as politics, housing and schools.
This film shows Susan's school trips to the Lake District, London attractions and Windsor. In the Lakes the children visit many National Trust sights. Susan does not appear in the footage although the sights that she takes in are captured along with a boat ride on the River Thames.
This film shows the Queen Mary ship in 1964. The footage captures the boat at the harbour and setting sail.
In this amateur footage we see the ships Dunera and Bacon in 1977, families and sailors on board the ships and passengers playing on the ship's decks. Children play in the swimming pools on deck and dolphins are seen swimming along side the Bacon ship.
This film shows the activities that went on at Kurkburton School between 1937 and 1940. This film shows the children taking part in sports day, swimming lessons, walking trips and school plays.
This film shows the Kurkburton School on their holidays in the Moors. The headmaster of the school is Mr McKenzie who is in charge of the children on the trip. The children see many things on their walks through the Moors like lakes, waterfalls, fields and hills.
This is the first film of events at Castle Howard Reformatory after the Second World War. It shows a school football match and sports day, with prizes presented by the 6th Earl of Harewood.
This is a film made by Goole and District Junior Chambers of Commerce to promote Goole as a port for industry. It features the docks as well as Goole town life.
Interview with Peter and Kate Holroyd
Transcription compiled 24/04/2008
This short film documents a class trip to York. The film is part of the Wilkinson collection and involves a school from the Sheffield area.
This short film made by John A Wilkinson which includes an athletics event, possibly a school sports day. There is also some brief footage of a carnival and a visit to Durham Cathedral.
This is a short film made by John A Wilkinson of an athletics meet in the Sheffield area . Footage includes young athletes on a training field, sprinting, disc throwing, and other track and field events.
This short film made by John A Wilkinson documenting a school's athletics event.
This short film made by John A Wilkinson an athletics event, possibly Heats and Finals Hillsborough City Sports 1971, with Wilkinson's son winning a trophy in the 200 yards.