Lessons from my Schooldays

Ruth recalls some of the lessons from her schooldays....  
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Travelling to and from school

Graham recalls travelling to and from school in Adelaide, South Australia.
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Friends

Friends
Bill has always had friends and in this story he talks about the important people in his life, his friends. A schoolteacher - George Williams - and the two friends he went sailing with every Saturday in summer for 25 years.
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Friends and Schoolmates

Friends and Schoolmates
Growing up in the 1940's meant that your friends came from your street and you played outdoors with them. In this story Graham recalls his friebds and the games they played as children.  
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Early Schooldays

Early schooling was different in the 1920's compared with today. Bill tells how different it was - one room, mone teacher who had one arm (a war injury).  
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My Early Childhood

My Early Childhood
Graham was born in October 1939 and here he recalls his early childhood and schooling in Adelaide, South Australia.
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Pre School Days

Alice's looks back upon certain aspects of her life - her unhappy preschool days, the bullying at school, teachers who lacked grace and how all of this influenced her later life.  
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Fire Girl Michelle

Fire Girl Michelle
Ever since I can remember, I have been interested in writing.  As a teenager, I would stay up late at night writing poems and stories while the rest of the family was sleeping.  Since I shared a room with my sister and could not leave the light on, I would sit...
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My high school years at Nambour High

My high school years at Nambour High
Judith recounts her school life as her father changed jobs and they moved from Loftus to Griffith, then the family moved to Queensland.  They lived in Nambour and she enjoyed her time at the Nambour High School.    
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My years at Primary School

Joyces tells us what it was like to go to three different primary schools - Peterborough, East Adelaide and Magill Schools in South Australia
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Recollections of my years at St Joseph's School

Jill shares her memories of school at St Joseph's, her love of reading and her horror of mental arithmetic.  
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Secondary School Child Evacuee, Torpedoed in mid Atlantic...

Secondary School Child Evacuee, Torpedoed in mid Atlantic...
This is a story worth hearing. Margaret tells of her experience as a secondary student in Lincoln, UK during WWII and how her parents decided that it would be safer if she and her sister were evacuated to Canada....
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Times at Nambour and Griffith Primary Schools

Judith recounts how she worked with her mother to fundraise to build a school at Loftus where she lived.  Then at 8 years of age Judith attended Griffith Primary School, where her lifelong love of reading began.
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My best subject at school

My best subject at school
Margaret recalls her school days and talks about her best subject at school...
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Sport at school

Sport at school
Margaret talks about sport at school in Lincoln, UK during the late 1930's and early 1940's.
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More Early School Memories

More Early School Memories
Margaret tells the tale of her first day at school and everything seemed better after that... Copied from St Giles Secondary School Occasional Papers
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Early School Days

Early School Days
The first school Margaret attended was St Giles Infants School in Lincoln, Great Britain in the 1930s. Margaret recalls her first school and shows how times were different then.
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School Days - Tarlee, South Australia

Bill Corey went to school in the 1920's. In those days the local school had one teacher and in this short audio Bill talks about life as a school boy in those days just after the First World War.
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My Childhood Home

Bill Corey talks about growing up in Tarlee, South Australia in the 1920's.
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My First Serious Love was Seriously One-Sided!

 He was very tall. Had dark hair slicked back. And the handsomest boy I had ever met.

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