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School Days

The School Memory Box is available to hire for up to three weeks at a time. £10 a week or £25 for three weeks.

Please contact [email protected] or call 01872 272205 for more information.


Object Contents: 

  • Pupils cap
  • School bell
  • Writing Slate
  • Ceramic inkwell
  • 5 x pen nibs
  • Nit comb
  • Glass medicine bottle
  • St.Trinians DVD of 50s film
  • School satchel
  • Sawn red ink bottle
  • Wooden ruler
  • Whistle
  • Tape measure
  • Horlicks tablets
  • Small glass milk bottle

Paper and other resources in box: 

  • Memory Trunk handout
  • Handling instructions
  • Object prompt questions
  • Nit comb leaflet
  • School exception certificate
  • Exercise book
  • School report
  • Up to date teacher journal
  • Hand writing book
  • PE book
  • Infant lesson guide
  • English lesson guide
  • A plastic folder containing 13 A4 images
  • Agility Apparatus
  • Fountain pen bookmark
  • Contents checklist
  • Spelling cars
  • Teachers poster