Adam is interviewed

Former Paganel School pupil Adam kindly agreed to talk to our After-school Archive club for an interview.  Adam was at the school from 2006 and is planning to go to college to study Game design at Solihull College.

We talked about how the school has changed, what he remembers about playing outside, after-school clubs, and what it’s like at secondary school.  We also did a quick tour of the school and took some photos with Adam

I’ve edited the interview down to 20 minutes: Interview with Adam, and photos are below

And some images from the particularly impressive easter egg display:

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Paganel Archives at Weoley Castle Heritage Day

Paganel Archives are supporting Weoley Castle Heritage Day at Weoley Castle Library, Thursday 21st November.

An all-day event, archive club will be demonstrating archiving ‘live’, recording interviews about how Weoley Castle library has inspired visitors, making a presentation about our Archive streamed online, and an exhibition is at the library for the whole of National Archive Week where everyone is encouraged to explore archives.

As a practice we conducted a quick ‘voxpop’ interview of staff:

Jude and Kavan interviewing Judes mom in y5

On Monday the 26th of November Jude and Kavan were interviewing Jude’s mom.We asked her present, past and future questions.  At the end Jude and Kavan did two parts of Paganel style, find ‘Paganel style’ at http://youtu.be/rfzPjLMrf7g]

 

Jude loved interviewing his mom.

Tell us your story

Archive after school club has been going strong with an ever growing bank of oral history recordings being made. Mr Shufflebottom, Jude’s Mum, Mrs Bradley and Mr Philp to name but a few. Next on our hit list is Paul the caretaker and Miss Dodd……

To get an idea of some of the great stuff we’re hearing have a listen to this sound clip from our headteacher

Archives Rule!

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Welcome to Paganel Archives After School Club Blog!

We have been working on our school archives for about a year and now a small group of us are getting together after school to develop the work further.

At the moment we’re working on oral histories of our community so keep following us to get clips of exclusive interviews from teachers, parents, pupils and friends of the school.

Thanks

Year 5