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Children at School

Synopsis
The entire field of British juvenile education is covered, including experiments being conducted in progressive schools. The nursery school idea is explained and the Dalton Plan and Montessori theories examined. Problem of classroom overcrowding is also dealt with. The film is of historical interest.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. b&w. 20 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1938
Availability
Hire
Uses
Students of the history of education. Postgraduates.
Keywords
documentary films; nursery education; primary education

Credits

Director
Basil Wright
Producer
John Grierson

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Realist Film Unit

Distributor

Name

BFI Film Bookings Unit

Email
bookings.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/about-bfi/help-faq/film-bookings External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7957 8938 / 8935
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

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