Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Flawith, Janet, 1962 - , Interviewee, Female, Project Assistant
Speaker: Aucott, S., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood in Manchester in the 1960s. Describes first day at school games played as a child and taking exam for direct grant school at age 10. Gives details of starting at single sex, direct grant school in September 1973 including subjects taken, form structure and examinations. Describes travel to school, experience of the sixth form and prefect system. Comments on school being geared to get pupils into University. Describes sex education and past time activities as a teenager, including singing in a choir. Describes in detail time spent in a Kibbutz in Israel before going to University. Details experience of University as a student studying Archaeology at Birmingham University. Recalls decision to move to Leicester and work at Jewry wall Museum as volunteer. Describes skills gained through work on Leicester Oral History Archive project and future aspirations.
Place of birth: Davyhulm, Manchester
Education: Birmingham University
Marital Status: Single, Children:
Father's Occupation: Bus driver
Mother's Occupation: Account clerk
Location: Town/Place: Manchester
Periods Covered: 1960s,1970s, 1980s,
Recording Date: 12/8/1985
Playing time: 50 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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