This is a film documenting the opening of St. Margaret's Hall in 1954 at the Ripon Training College for Girls.
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.
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.
This film is a compilation of local events around the town of Scissett during the 1930s. Included are garden parities, 1937 Coronation celebrations, swimming and diving, and an excursion by the Dearne Valley Wheelers to Stamford Bridge.
On June 18th, 1942, a Founder's Day ceremony took place at Beverley Minster. It was attended by the Lord Mayor, members of the clergy, army cadets and scouts. Members of the local community were also in attendance. The film was made by Ernest Symmons who owned the Beverley Playhouse Cinema. He filmed local events for newsreels which he would show before a main feature.
This is the second part of a documentary film of the London University College of Divinity at Ford Manor, Lingfield. It was made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society. It shows the life, work and ethos of the College.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a children's Sunday school procession in Rotherham. The procession features several local Sunday schools.
This film is part of the Charles Chislett Collection, although he is not credited on the film. Commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society, the film aims to win recruits into the clergy. It traces the path of a new recruit from college through to his ordination and after.
This amateur film is from the Kathleen Lockwood collection and captures various trips taken by the filmmaker and a friend around West Yorkshire.
This film is in two parts. The first part is of a protest rally outside Leeds Town Hall organised by the CPEA (Catholic Parents' and Electors' Association) against certain aspects of the Education Act of 1944 – the Agreed Syllabus and restricted state aid. The second part is of a visit to Leeds of Cardinal Griffin in 1947.
This film comprises two parts:
Part 1: A Church Parade at Bolton Abbey (emulsion codes: 1945 and 1953).
Part 2: Children fancy dress at Baildon School
The film includes footage of children painting outside and a singing lesson in fancy dress performing "Doh rae me fa so..."
This is a film made by Audrey Lewis during her time working as a missionary and, "under great difficulty at a time in Kenya in the 1950s when the country was going through a time of change and pressure with the active Mau Mau terrorist movement."
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.
This film documents the involvement of the boys from Arch Bishop Holgate School in the York Festival of 1956. There is also a segment that shows York station in the ‘50s and a school trip to France and Switzerland.
Made by the Wakefield Amateur Cine Club, this is a promotional film about the city of Wakefield. The film presents Wakefield as an industrious, modern, and progressive city highlighting its shopping centres, schools, parks, and gardens. There is a commentary which runs throughout the film and provides extensive detail about the film’s content.
Made by one of the teachers, this is a film which documents the annual sports day at High Green Secondary School near Sheffield. It also includes a school visit to the West Country.
Filmed by Rev. Underwood, this film features events in the North Yorkshire village of Carleton-in-Craven. The film includes the school nativity play, events at the church, and a school sports day.
This film, made by Rev. Underwood, features different events which took place in the early 1970s in Carleton, North Yorkshire. Events include the closing of the Co-op as well as Christmas and Easter celebrations.
This film documents Carleton school and the children who attend. While the older children go on holiday, the younger ones stay behind and participate in gymnastics. Also, on the school open day, the children's artwork is on display for all to see.
Made by Rev. Underwood, this film documents the annual nativity play at the local school in Carleton-in-Craven, a small village in North Yorkshire.
Made by Rev. Underwood, this film documents the annual nativity play at a local school in Carleton-in-Craven, 1974.
This film documents a Sunday school trip from Bradford to the seaside and has been shot in a combination of colour and black and white film stock.
This is an appeals film from 1960 highlighting the work of the Sailors' Children's Society. It features the Newland Estate in Hull as well as the branch houses at the seaside.
A film by Eric Bolderson of classroom activity and a Christmas tea party at Hightown School in Castleford.