Ibstock Place School: Photographs and Displays

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3470 IPS007
  • Dates of Creation
      1900 - 2016
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      11 boxes various sizes

Scope and Content

This collection includes photographs and displays of/relating to Ibstock Place School and their pupils.

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection has been arranged and catalogued by the Librarian and Archivist at Ibstock Place School, Angela Platt, since 2014.


This collection is organized by subject.

Access Information

All requests for access should be sent to the Librairan and Archivist including: purpose of research, details of requested resources and the outcome of the research project (i.e., publication, dissertation, etc).

Other Finding Aids

LOCATION E1: Photograph Albums

Ephemeral Clippings

LOCATION E1.1: Photograph Albums

1992: Opening of the Froebel Science and Technology Centre
1992: FSTC Building Works
2000: Millennium Album
2002: Senior 11 Leaving Dinner

LOCATION E2: Photographs

1900: Blue Froebel and Green Froebel
1961: Chairman of the School Governors
1985: Barbara Priestman House: the fire, the aftermath, and the re-building
1986: Opening of Barbara Priestman House
1996-1997: J4
1996-1997: Transition
2000: Headmistress from 1984-2000

LOCATION E3: Photographs and Displays

1956: The Rocking Horse
1960s: Children playing outside
1967: Launch of the appeal to build a new Kindergarten and Dining Hall
1972: Maintenance staff
1980: Remiscences by former pupil
1984-1985: Staff
1986-1987: Fifth Year
1987-1988: Fifth Year
1988-1989: Staff
1988-1989: Fifth Year
1988-1989: Fifth Year Leavers Class 5S
1989-1990: Fifth Year
1990s: Ibstock Place School
1990s: Ibstock Place School Main House
1990: Retirement Party for member of staff
1990-1991: Swimming lessons
1990-1991 Pupil
1990-1991: Pupil measuring a tree trunk outside Macleod House
1990-1991: History club
1990-1991: J1P class
1990-1991: J2T class
1990-1991: Heads of School
1990-1991: Junior dance class in gym
1990-1991: view of orchard
1990-1991 Dance tableau in the Dining Room
1990-1991: Fifth Year
1991: Opening of Gerald East Library
1991: Destinations and courses of Fifth Year Leavers
1991-1992: Fifth Year
1992: Opening of the Froebel Science and Technology Centre
1992: Fifth Form leavers
1992-1993: Fifth Year
1993-1994: Fifth Year
1994: Centenary year calendar of events
1994: Centenary Speech Day prizewinners
1994-1995: Fifth Year
1995: Senior 5 leavers
1995-1996: Pupils
1995-1995: Fifth Year leavers
1996: Golden Jubilee (5 photos)
1996: Prize winners: Golden Jubilee Speech Day
1996-1997: Fifth Year
1997: Opening of the new PRiestman House building
1997: Founder's Day Academic Staff
1997: Founder's Day Administrative Staff
1997: Fifth Year Leavers' Dinner
1997-1998: Fifth Year leavers
1998: Commonwealth Observance Day at Westminster Abbey
1998: Speech Day prize winners
1998: Speech Day
1998: Senior staff
1998-1999: Junior 4G and 4D
1998-1999: Transition Cedar and Poplar
1998-1999: Fifth Year
1999: Prize winner Speech Day
1999: Sir Roderic Lyne presents Head Girl with Maurice Finnan Award at Speech Day
2000: Millennium Ball Staff with Fifth Year leavers
2000: Fifth Year
2000: Millennium Speech Day prize winners
2000: Administrative Staff
2000: Renovation of classrooms in Ndii-ini School Community
2000: IPS Celebrates the Millennium
2001: Leavers Dinner
2003: Senior 7H
2003: Senior 7A
2003: Senior 7B
2003: Senior 7C
2004: Fireworks display
Unknown: School trip?

LOCATION E3.1 Photographs and Displays

1979-2004: Ibstock Place School magazine through the years display (25 boards)
1985: Swan Esther
1988: Bonnie & Clyde
1994: Twelfth Night
1999-2000: Whole school photo (in red cylindrical tube)
2000: Oh What a Lovely War
2001: Lark Rise
2004: Godspell
2005: Cast of Grease
2005: Grease rehearsal
2007: Sports Hall construction
Unknown: pupils skiing
Unknown: Sports Day
Unknown: At the beach

LOCATION E3.2 Photographs and Displays

1990: A Midsummer Night's Dream, display
1992: The Threepenny Opera March, display
1996: The Caucasian Chalk Circle, display
1998: Royal Hunt of the Sun, display
2002: Fiddler on the Roof, posters
2006-2007: IPS Sixth Form, framed photograph
2010-2011: IPS Prefects, photograph

LOCATION E3.3 Displays

1842: (Froebel Institute?) The Duties of a Nursery School Teacher in Blankenburg
1900: Rugby and Hockey
1900: Colet GArdens pupils and college students assemble
1904: Summer sports programme
1905: Concert programme
1913-1924: St Serf's House
1914: Roll of service of Old Froebelian
1929: Froebel Education Institute Demonstration School (large folded photos)
1930: Eurythmics Class
1933: Photographs of pupils
1940s: Report on the Evacuation of colleges and schools
1940s?: Pupils in lessons (2 boards)
1940s?: Pupils in class outside
1948-1949: Pupils at Ibstock Place House (2 boards)
1950s?: Founder of the Kindergarten 0 newspaper article
1952: The Times: Froebel's Centenary
1967: The Times: Thanks to the Playmaster for Happiness
1977: 'Why the Froebel School is Special'
1986: Dame Joyce Bishop opens the new Priestman House
1988: Opening of Macleod House
1988: First swim in our covered pool
1990: Fencing club
1990: Teacher and pupil
1990: Pupil having lunch in the Dining Room
2000: Millennial Ball
U.D. Froebel Quotes
U.D. MAthematics Work
U.D. Life of Friedrich Froebel, timeline
U.D. Text about Charcoalburner
U.D. German poster
U.D. Letter written in German
U.D. Mother-Play, and nursery songs by Friedrich Froebel
U.D. Painting of Froebel
U.D. Froebel's Childgarden illustrations
U.D. 'Who was Friedrich Froebel?', posterboard

LOCATION E3.4 Displays

1950s: Returning to School
1950s?: Science pavilion
1950s?: Classroom
1950s? Puppet theatre on the Terrace
1950s: Nursery
1950s: Army Hut School Dining Room
1952: Orchestra performance
1956: Tennis lesson
1970s: Cookery class
1970s: Science class
1980s: Four teachers
1981: School Fair
1971: Cast of a school play
1976: Deputy Head with class
1980: Second Year class
1982: Second Year class
1984: Priestman House burns down
1984: Fifth Form leavers
1985: Upper Kindergarten in the Annexe
1985: Magpie Wood (production?)
1986: Opening of the new Barbara Priestman House
1990: School fundraiser
1990: Fencing class
1990: Class in Gymnasium
1998: Senior 4 Class

LOCATION E4 Individual photographs

Staff 2003
Macleod House 2003
Unknown dates

LOCATION E5: individual photographs

Stained glass window Priestman House, 1999
Prize Giving, 2001
Prize Giving, 2004
Senior School, 2004

LOCATION E6: Photographs and Media

Panoramic Photograph, 1960 (rolled up)
Medium Sized Photographs in Red Box
Blue Box: black and white photographs from display, 1960s
Large photographs in plastic bag, 2000s?
Box of negatives
VHS: Yanomami Children of the Moon by Junior 3, 1998
VHS: Persephone, 1987
VHS: A Child's World, 1994
VHS: Journey, 1996
CD: IPS promo photos
CD: S7 team building, 2008
CD: Music school spotlight, 2007
CD: Switzerland ski trip, 2004
CD: Images from prospectus
CD: Trinidad and Tobogo, 2006
CD: Music concert, 2006
CD: Primary prospectus, 2007
CD: Prize Giving, 2006
CD: Pupils, 2002
CD: Little Shop of Horrors