Old Schoolyard Days

In a big room filled with Year 2 children, Tamworth historian Rod Hobbs is talking about what school was like “in the olden days”.  “It was a big thing that took up most of the front of the room … you wrote on it with chalk, then you had the duster to clean it.” Yes – with apologies to people only in their 20s and 30s who used them – blackboards are now, indeed, history … and one of the many aspects of their school’s past that Tamworth Public kids have been learning about.  Read full story, including videos here.

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