Back In Time For School

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

The Victorians

Series 1 · Episode 1

Their experience begins in 1895. The smell of coal burners wafts down the corridor, and a portrait of Queen Victoria hangs proudly in the hall. Our class discover what it was like to attend school in this era.

Between The Wars

Series 1 · Episode 2

Our class return to their school in 1918 as they enter the Interwar Years. There's a mutiny in the classroom as its announced boys will learn science while the girls tend to dolls and fold nappies.

The 1940s And 50s

Series 1 · Episode 3

It's 1945, the Second World War has ended and a revolution in education has begun. The first lesson begins with English for the girls. Meanwhile the boys have been enlisted for the School Harvest Scheme.

The 1960s

Series 1 · Episode 4

Our class arrives in 1960. With a brand new decade, comes a new school for our pupils - the Secondary Modern. The girls learn about typewriting and the boys learn about brick laying and driving for the first time.

The 1970s

Series 1 · Episode 5

Our time-travelling pupils arrive in the 1970s. They learn about commerce, air travel and form unions to fight back against school teachers. They embrace the spirit of Saturday Night Fever and boogie on the dance floor.

The 1980s

Series 1 · Episode 6

It is 1980's and the focus of teaching is all about competition, entrepreneurialism and technology, but it's not all about school work as the kid's rock out to 80's tunes at their school disco.

The 1990s

Series 1 · Episode 7

Our pupils arrive in their final time-travelling decade, the 1990s. Could this be the kids most favourite decade that gave us girl power, Brit pop, Oasis, Gladiators, dial up modem, websites, gameboy and tamagotchis?

The Present

Series 1 · Episode 8

Pupils and their teachers have embarked on an extraordinary time-travelling adventure through seven eras of British history. In this final episode, the class and teachers return to school for their own reunion party.