Title Details

Your School or Ours

Your School or Ours focuses on community involvement in the education process and encourages parents, employers, other institutions and interested citizens to contribute to educational developments and thus become involved in schools or other educational institutions.
Year : 1984 | Total Duration : 15 Minutes | Producer : Ian Macarthur
Director : Harvey Spencer, Nigel Saunders |
GS primary school children boarding community bus watched over by teacher. GS hard hats being handed out to students in bus and slow zoom in to WS of bus driving past sign for Savage River Mines. Zoom out to WS of male teacher with three young students closely studying rubble on mined mounds with mountain scenery in background. Various vignettes of community involvement in school situations as well as students in various activities out of the school environment.
Access No. 147595 | 1 min | 1980s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial track over East Murray Area school and surrounding desert. WS zoom in to school grounds and MS to sign for the school and Agincourt Bore. MS principal describing the school population and other community services run from the school. GS people from the surrounding community playing tennis in school grounds. GS footballers training on school oval.
Access No. 147596 | 1 min 5 secs | 1980s | SA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS Mallee Computer Club consisting of students from various schools and adult community members on computers. VS TAFE craft class with teacher helping young man with woodworking project and other adult students in background. Storytelling session in garden by teacher with preschool children as mothers watch in background.
Access No. 147597 | 1 min 39 secs | 1980s | SA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS several small yellow school buses travelling along dirt roads and GS middle school students alighting from buses. VS students exploring local ruins and interview with one girl describing their discoveries. GS student play "Man of Steel", a Superman spoof being staged in classroom with a director from the outside community tutoring students.
Access No. 147598 | 1 min 38 secs | 1980s | SA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS high angle pan across mountain ranges to Savage River mines and mining town. Zoom in to school buildings and interior classroom scenes with primary school students playing board games of checkers and draughts. VS children watching cartoons on television while parent volunteer makes coffee in adjoining kitchen and VS of her playing card games with young children.
Access No. 147599 | 2 mins | 1980s | Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS mining haul trucks past cameras with mountain landscapes in background and VS mining activities. Zoom out to WS of conveyor emptying coal onto stockpile. High angle tilt up from haul truck on dirt road to mine roads over mountains and distant ranges. VS workers from Savage River mine working in classroom of local school with teachers and students on mine model display. VS primary school students using band saw to cut polystyrene for modelling.
Access No. 147600 | 49 secs | 1980s | Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS school bus entering Savage River mine and VS teacher handing hard hats out to young students in bus. Zoom out to WS then VS of teacher with two boys inspecting rubble at mine. GS mining haul truck. VS older school students attending TAFE carpentry course listening to tutor explaining timber types and building construction. WS pan across Savage River mining town and VS school principal talking to mine representative about satellite dish sharing. Travelling shots past houses lining suburban streets of Savage River mine and Zoom out from town to WS of surrounding mountain ranges.
Access No. 147602 | 2 mins 3 secs | 1980s | Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerials over city of Perth showing CBD and river. Aerials over city of Armadale and WS of sign for Armadale Senior High School. VS inside classroom with volunteer parental help for students at their desks. MS interview with teacher regarding the introduction of parental input in the classroom. VS architect in classroom setting discussing drawings and plans with students. MS interview with architect explaining their presence in the classroom. VS of elderly community members mixing with school students discussing craft activities and VS group of students in local elderly woman's home listening to her stories revolving around the locality.
Access No. 147603 | 4 mins 1 sec | 1980s | Armadale, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |