This is a film documenting the opening of St. Margaret's Hall in 1954 at the Ripon Training College for Girls.
This film documents the laying of the foundation stone of St. Margaret's Hall at Ripon Training College. The stone was laid by the Princess Royal in 1950.
This film demonstrates how young children learn through discovery. It is illustrated by shots from the classroom filmed in a school 6 miles from Ripon. The voice is descriptive and positive in its style.
This film was taken at Ripon Training College, a women’s teaching college, in the mid 1950s. The film includes footage of pupils as well as staff and documents some of the activities that take place during a typical school day including art and physical education classes.
This good quality film is a document of Aysgarth School's sporting year in 1953. Located in North Yorkshire, Aysgarth School is one of the leading prep schools in the UK. The film features well-shot footage of the sporting events throughout the year including cricket, rugby, and football. Also included are some of the boys' leisure time actives during the winter.
This film features the Silsden Modern School followed by family days out in the Yorkshire Dales.
This is a film from the Noel Beardsell Collection of Peter, his son, at school. The film includes footage of football and cricket matches between students and the teachers as well as a father son match.
In 1963 Ripon Training College celebrated its centenary year. This film documents some of those celebrations including the opening of new college buildings and a performance put on by the students.
Produced by the Film Unit and Television Service at Leeds University, this film documents four archaeological dig sites in York. Work on these sites took place during the summer of 1973 and yielded a number of historic findings.
This is a short film made by Charles Chislett of his daughter's, Rachel's, graduation day at Harrogate College.
This is a series of short films made by John A Wilkinson that roughly falls into two parts - a school's outing and an athletics event, possibly a school sports day - but there is also a short film of a carnival and a visit to Durham Cathedral.
Made by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids, this is a promotional and educational film highlighting the various industries and tourist destinations in Yorkshire.
This film follows a group of boys and girls on a week-long camping trip to Langdale, North Yorkshire. The film contains footage of the camp set up, the preparation of their meals and the hiking trips on which the children went. This film was used in The Way We Were in 2004.
A documentary chronicling the creation of York University presented by the Shepherd Building Group, this film includes a brief history of York and its University, highlighting sites in York and various departments and facilities at the University.
A documentary made by Encyclopaedia Britannica, this film follows a "typical" English family who live in York. The film explores different aspects of the family's life including work, school, home life, and leisure activities.
This is a film of Archbishop Holgate Grammar School performing Exodus as part the 1969 York Mystery play, made by the University of California, Berkeley.
This film is a record of activities of the students and facility at the Joseph Rowntree Senior in New Earswick, located just outside of York. The film was made by the head master of the school, Mr Lightowler, and highlights the various aspects of this Secondary Modern School.
Part of the Ibberson Collection, this film documents a number of events which take place in 1959 including an annual sports day and awards ceremony at St. Peter's School in York as well as the presentation of the British Empire Medal to William Thackray.
This film is part of the Mount School collection and contains footage from a variety of events and dates that was taken from a BBC documentary on Margaret Drabble 1951-56.
Part of the John Turner collection, this is a short comical fiction film in which two teenage boys fight for the affections of a young girl who is sitting, reading a book on a park bench. The film includes special effects and trick photography. The fiction film is followed by film of some students in an observatory.
This short film was taken at the Mount School in York and features some of the pupils participating in sporting events including netball and hockey. Additionally, there is footage of a military parade in York.
This film features part of a Military Parade which took place in York as well as some school sporting activities at the Mount School.
Part of the Shucksmithl Collection, this film features a sports day which took place at the Mount School as well as scenes of a wedding reception and family day out at the seaside.
The film is part of the Mount School collection and is an account of the work of The Mount School during the year 1977, the last year of the headship of Joyce Pickard. There are shots of the classes, activities and sports carried out by the students, as well as a drama production and the summer sports day.
This film is part of the Mount School Collection and contains footage of a Whit Sunday gathering at Bootham School, footage of evacuees from Bootham School in Ampleforth College and many of the classes and activities in which the students take part.