Remember when PE class involved climbing a rope or when you kept your pens in a tin pencil case? And we are sure you all remember learning the recorder, right? Read on to disocver the things you will remember from your school days!


The shorter your tie the cooler you were! Why we did this we will never know!school tie


Children of the 80s will remember these AMAZING pencil cases! So many compartments, so much fun! Pencil case


No gym class would have been complete without a go on one of these!Gym horse


You knew it was going to be a fun lesson when the OHP (over head projector) was rolled out! overhead projector


Every Primary School kid had a pair of Clarks shoes – these Mary Janes were our fave!Clarks shoes


Why carry around 8 different pens when you have one of THESE! Total 90s staple!coloured pens



Hands up who got excited when they were told they needed a fountain pen?! It’s the small things when you’re a kid! fountain pens

Supply teachers loved rolling in the VHS machine and every student whooped with joy that they could zone out infront of the telly… School VHS



Ah the recorder! Every parents (and music teachers) worst nightmare! Recorder



Hands up who remembers the craze for tin pencil cases?! We covered ours in stickers of course!pencil case tin


Fold away gym apparatus? GENIUS! Gym class


Every cool kid in town in the 90s wanted a Casio calculator watch! Who had one?retro calculator watch


Girls in the 90s always took their make-up off after school with an Oxy pad! Ouch! oxy pads

The joys of being a kid was being able to throw a stone and play hopscotch – fun and simple!hop stoct


Ok, who remembers on REALLY hot days taking in a frozen bottle of water to school to cool down with?! Everyone did it! ice water

Everyone tried to stand on one of these in their school swimming class – right?swimming floats

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