Did you go to Nacton Heath Secondary School in 1977? Take a look through these fascinating archive pictures

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Everyone loves looking back to their schooldays – and how different it was to today.

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

The obvious change is the technology now used by students and by teachers with blackboards and chalk a distant memory for today’s classes used to whiteboards and the internet constantly connected.

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Back in 1977, when the most glamorous piece of technology was a pocket calculator, replacing the old log table books, an Ipswich Star photographer spent a morning at Nacton Heath School in Ipswich, capturing a day in the life of the pupils.

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

There was a wide variety of learning and activities taking place across the school – from getting to grips with the latest technology– cumbersome computers – to keyboard skills on typewriters, cookery, science, woodwork and volleyball in PE.

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Do you recognise anyone in these photos – or did you go to Nacton Heath school in 1977? To share your memories email charlotte.bond@archant.co.uk.

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT

Experiments taking place in the science lab at Nacton Heath school Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant


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