1969 School Journey & Sports
Standard 8mm film Colour Silent 1969 17:23
Summary: Amateur film of a school trip and of a school sports day at Risley Avenue Primary School, Tottenham.
Title number: 306
LSA ID: LSA/399
Description: Boys and girls are filmed during a school vacation to the Isle of Wight. In the course of their trip they go on nature walks in the countryside, swim in the sea, play on the beach, and go on a visit to St Catherine's Lighthouse. The rest of the film features the school's sports day with competitions including running races, hurdles, and an egg and spoon race. A school assembly is held outside in a school playing field, with some pupils being given with awards and trophies.
Credits: Director: Mr Powley
Further information: The filmmaker Mr Powley was head teacher at Risley Avenue Primary School in Tottenham.
Keywords: Schools; Sports
Locations: Isle of Wight; United Kingdom; England; London; Haringey; Tottenham
Paul Nero wrote on September 30, 2020:mr john brown made me vice captain of blue house
Russell anthony wrote on September 10, 2016:Mr Powley was not the film maker mr Brownjohn was. I was11 years old in 1969