A Village school

United Kingdom, 1942

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A study of the school at Ashley Green, in Buckinghamshire, England during World War II, when it was greatly enlarged to cater for children evacuated from London and other big cities.


production company

Great Britain. Ministry of Information

Colonial Film Unit






Black and White

ACMI Identifier


Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities - Great Britain

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Children and war

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War and education

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War victims

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Great Britain


Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → School buildings

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Schools - Great Britain

History → Great Britain - History - 20th century

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain




16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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