Batford Nursery School

Scope and Content

A manuscript report submitted by Heather Massey, Shirley Pomeroy, Mary Spencer and Ann Wheldrake during their first year (1960-61). The report concerns a visit to the school in Harpenden on 8 November 1960 and contains a plan of the school, a description of the school and indoor and outdoor play equipment, a description of the daily routine, measures taken to promote child health and hygiene, and observations of children. The report is illustrated with b/w photographs of children playing out of doors, pencil sketches, and samples of artwork from children.