What was school like 100 years ago and 50 years ago?

Read below to find out.

Only boys went to school 100 years ago, girls stayed at home and helped the family.

People had to pay to go to school so only rich children went to school. Poor children would help the family.

Schools were small.

Children used brushes and ink to write.

Children did not learn English in school.

Boy and girls could both go to school. In primary school children either went in the morning or the afternoon.

Child only needed to go to primary school.

Children used pencil and paper to write.

Click on the link to see videos of children around Hong Kong and in school 50 years ago.

Nowadays children go to both primary and secondary school. Schools are big and modern.

All children study English, Chinese and maths.

Schools have computers for the students to use.

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