From the archive: Taking education further at colleges across the region
PUBLISHED: 10:15 04 October 2015 | UPDATED: 10:16 04 October 2015
With the return to school and college well under way for this new term, it seems an appropriate time to look back through our archives at some pictures of further and higher education in our region over the decades.
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Education - Schools Agriculture Easton Agricultural School students inspecting farm machinery. Dated 6 October 1953 Plate P9207 FOA Sep 2015
Education - Schools Agriculture Norfolk School of Agriculture. Easton Agricultural School students during a lecture in anatomy in the well-equipped science lab. Dated 6 October 1953 Plate P8998 Published in EDP (1 picture of 6) 14 October 1953
Further education colleges. Pictured: shorthand-typist students Yarmouth FE College.
Further education colleges. Pictured: Graphic Design dept Yarmouth College of Art. Date: May 1966.
Further education colleges. Pictured: Experimental design & practical development in Dress Room Yarmouth College of Art. Date: Apr 1967
King's Lynn - Schools and Colleges Pre-apprentice engineering students at work under Leslie Drinnan's keen gaze in the welding and sheet metalwork department at the technical college, King's Lynn . The young students are from left to right, Trevor Newstead, Tony Amos and John Farrow. Dated 4 May 1966 Photograph C6288 Photograph and caption used in the Eastern Daily Press " Images of King's Lynn" book published 1996 - chapter School and College Days, page 75 FOA Sep 2015
Further education colleges. Pictured: Mrs Trottor in language lab Lynn Technical College. Date: Mar 1967
Day release students building a scale model of a roof in the building dept's carpentry and joinery workshop at the Lowestoft College of further education. pic taken 10th may 1966 c12245 pic to be used in edp2 7th sept 2009
Students at work in the radio and electronics laboratory at the Lowestoft College of Further Education's engineering department. pic taken 10th May 1966 c12277 pic to be used in edp2 October 5th 2009
UEA FIRST STUDENTS ARRIVE AT THE UNIVERSITY VILLAGE DATE 7TH OCTOBER 1963 FOA Sep 2015
1 Norfolk College of Agriculture students at Easton inspect farm machinery in October 1953. The college had opened in 1951, initially with a one-year course for 20 boys between 15 and 16 years of age.
2 Norfolk College of Agriculture students are absorbed by a lecture in anatomy in the well-equipped science laboratory at Easton in 1953.
3 Full-time shorthand and typing students using audio-typing and shorthand training equipment at the Great Yarmouth College of Further Education Commerce Department in 1967. Wearing earphones, the students carried out tests dictated to them through a tape recorder operated by their instructor, Mrs J Aliffe.
4 Graphic Design students in the well-equipped Art and Design Department at Yarmouth College of Art and Design in 1966. This was one of a number of departments which had developed rapidly during the mid-1960s.
5 Experimental design and practical development are taught in the Dress Room of Yarmouth College of Art and Design in 1967.
6 Pre-apprentice engineering students at work under Mr L Drinnan in the welding and sheet metalwork department at King’s Lynn Technical College in 1966. The students are (left to right) Trevor Newstead, Tony Amos and John Farrow.
7 Mrs I Trotter is seen at the controls of the language laboratory at King’s Lynn Technical College in 1967, where the students are learning German.
8 Day release students are hard at work building a scale model of a roof in Lowestoft College of Further Education’s building department’s carpentry and joinery workshop in 1966.
9 Students at work in the radio and electronics lab at Lowestoft College’s engineering department in the same year.
10 The first intake of students for the new University of East Anglia in Norwich arrives at the university village in October 1963.