Schedule: Spring 1944
|9:05 Short Morning Service for Schools|
|9:35 Short Morning Service for Schools|
|9:55 Cwrs y Byd|
|10:05 News Commentary||10:05 News Commentary||10:05 News Commentary||10:05 News Commentary||10:05 News Commentary|
|11:00||11:00 Singing Together(Herbert Wiseman)||11:00 Music and Movement for Infants(Ann Driver)||11:00 Scottish Heritage||11:00 Rhythm and Melody(Percy Young)||11:00 Music and Movement for Juniors(Ann Driver)|
|11:20 Science and Gardening||11:20 Senior History IEuropean Heritage: What is a National Memory?||11:20 Current Affairs||11:20 GeographyNew Developments in the British Empire||11:20 Useful Citizens|
|11:40 Let's Join In||11:40 Music and the Dance||11:40 English for Under-Nines||11:40 Talks for Sixth Formssound and unsound arguments|
|11:45||11:45 Physical TrainingFor Use in Classrooms|
|12:00||12:00 The Life and Teaching of Jesus Christ|
|13:50 For Rural Schools (Scotland)At Our Village||13:50 Rhigwm a Chân(Huldah Bassett)||13:50 For Rural Schools (England)Finding Out About Dylsford|
|14:00||14:00 Nature StudyScott Kennedy & Tom||14:00 Travel TalksPorts of Call|
|14:10 How Things BeganFrom the Paleolithic to the Neolithic Age|
|14:15||14:15 Stories from World HistoryInventors and Inventions from the 18th to the 20th Centuries||14:15 General ScienceYour Body and Its Growth||14:15 Hanes Cymru|
|14:20 Intermediate French(Jean-Jacques Oberlin)|
|14:35 Senior English IIWriting for Radio, etc||14:35 Senior History IIThe Changing World|
|14:40 Orchestral Concert Seriesdevelopment of the orchestra in modern times||14:40 Junior EnglishDavid, etc||14:40 Senior English I|
The daily News Commentary, Singing Together, Current Affairs (broadcast at 11:00), the Friday transmission of the Short Morning Service for Schools and the Welsh series Cwrs y Byd all began in the week of 10th January 1944, together with a week of Special Health Talks for Schools given by the Radio Doctor at 11:25-11:40. All other programmes began in the week of 17th January 1944.
Most programmes finished in the week ending Friday 31st March 1944 after 11 main weeks of broadcasting, but there was one extra episode of The Life and Teaching of Jesus Christ on Monday 3rd April.
During wartime programmes aimed at schools in Scotland and Wales were broadcast alongside the English programmes in this single national schedule.
Sources & References
- BBC (1943) Broadcasts to Schools wallchart, spring 1944
- BBC Broadcasts to Schools pamphlets, as pictured at the top of the page
- Radio Times listings, 1944
Different colours indicate different school subjects.