Being a pupil in a new school


When the first schools were built in Peterborough as part of the expansion there would not have been any computers in schools. Computers, such as BBC or Acorns were only introduced into schools in the first half of the 1980s and were not as powerful or useful as today’s machines.

Source Bank 1


Listen to the sound clip of Helen Price who describes moving to Jack Hunt School. When was Jack Hunt School opened?


More Information

Listen to the sound clip of Kirsty Martin describing the differences and tensions between the children who came from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

Follow up suggestion

Have you ever transferred between one school and another, for example from primary to a secondary school? If you have, what concerned you before you went and what was it actually like after you had moved?

Quiz Question

What is the name of the school that was created when Bretton Woods and Walton closed?


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