The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.
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A busy school day for Keith and Sylvia. From a French lesson with a comic twist to a guide in the use of a theodolite; life at Woodrush School is far from dull.
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Woodrush School is situated in Hollywood. That's not Hollywood, USA but Hollywood on the southern edge of Birmingham. This nostalgic look back at school life reminds us of the clear gender divide that existed at the time. The highlight for Sylvia is her chance to play the housewife and prepare a meal for a member of staff whilst Keith puts on his woodwork apron or gets down to a spot of digging in the school's garden.