Resources on Going to School

This presentation explores what school was like for children growing up in Salisbury in the 1940s-1970s, and how it differs from today. You can have a look through the slides below. The actual presentation comes with lots of teachers notes providing more information and ideas for questions / activities for children.

You can download the Going to School presentation below, plus some ideas for dance and drama to complement it.

When you download any of our presentations we would be really grateful to get an e-mail from you (to so that we can find out who is using our resources and let you know if there are any updates. Thank you!

Handling Box available!

There is a handling box available to borrow free of charge for this subject, containing dressing up clothes, samples of old-fashioned homework, photos, old school logs etc which children can use to bring the subject to life. Please see the document below to browse through the contents of the box.


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