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From the cover of the book Adelaide Remember When, school children from Ethelton Primary drinking their school milk

Remember Those Early Years At School?

Going to school in the 50s, 60s and 70s was a completely different experience from that which our children and grandchildren might have today. In fact, from the very first day, for many, it was a traumatic event. Unlike now, there was not a lot of preschool activity such as play group, kinder gym or […]

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we used to get a 'Progress Certificate' at the end of primary school, which then allowed us to 'progress' to secondary school

Random Memories of School.

The Advertiser carried a story recently about the average Aussie student of today. Starts the day with cereal, travels by car to school and relaxes by spending time online, favourite takeaway food is pizza or pasta, followed by hot chips. They are more worried about stopping bullying than any other social issue, followed by having […]

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