This film is part of Free

Language in a Primary School

Halcyon days for young wordsmiths at a Darlington primary school in the 1960s.

School programme and Educational film 1965 19 mins

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Beautifully evocative of childhood, this teacher training film captures young children in a world of their own. Girls and boys at a primary school in Darlington learn about language through touch, play, daydreams, art and the exploration of nature in their local landscape near the River Tees.