OUR SCHOOLS

Boys perform chemistry experiments and girls listen intently to a Geography lesson in the schoolrooms of Glasgow. (clip)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Education
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Glasgow Corporation

Series:

  • Glasgow civics

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: OUR SCHOOLS

Reference number: 0316

Date: 1948

Sponsor: Glasgow Corporation Education Committee

Production company: Thames and Clyde

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: The education provided by the schools and colleges of Glasgow.

One of the Glasgow Civics Series of educational films.
Book of the same name accompanies the series .

Shotlist: Credits (.22); The story of your schools, continuation classes and youth clubs. Shots of boys playing in school playground. Bell rings and children form up in twos and file into the building (1.01); Another day has begun for 165,000 Glasgow school children in more than 300 schools. Outside the office of the Education Authority at 129 Bath Street. Shots inside. Teachers and teaching department. Women at desks, typing, filing, etc (1.34); School educates us to play a full part in the industrial and commercial life of our country. Pupils in chemistry lab. Shot of adult conducting test tube experiment (2.00); Girls in geography class. Shot of adult looking at a compass (2.27); Teacher gives advice to boy working on an essay. Shot of young man being given advice by newspaper editor (2.43); Pupils doing sums and looking at geometry on blackboard. Shot of draughtsman at his drawing board (3.23); Girls in art class, shot of young man putting finishing touches to advertising poster (3.50); Physics laboratory and experiment in electrical currents. Man wiring up Thames and Clyde's office (4.16); School also educates us for leisure as well as for work. Pupils playing school football match and girls playing netball. Shot of tenement row facing the school yard (4.58); Younger children dancing in the playground. Teacher and group of boys in woods on nature study (5.50); Girls painting puppets' faces (6.22); Education does not stop when you leave school. Advanced training for both work and leisure can be had at evening schools. Classes in dressmaking, drama, Scottish country dancing (7.34); Decorative Trades Institute. Man painting Maryhill burgh coat of arms and shield, artist at work, class of typesetting, shots of printing machinery (8.44); Stow College School of Hairdressing. Shots of apprentices working on dummies and live models (9.14); Education is the high road to a useful happy life. Tramp it purposefully and cheerfully. Shots of a boy walking home from school (9.35); ecs (9.43)