What children today would do for a paddling pool at school just like this one in 1930s’ LeicesterTaking the heat out of lessons10:00, 27 JUN 2018Updated10:41, 27 JUN 2018The paddling pool at Belper Street Infant School, Leicester, in the 1930s Not the plastic blow up varieties that adorn gardens during hot summer days today, but those communal places we used to visit in local parks and at seaside resorts.There will be some who remember cooling off in the paddling pool at Braunstone Park, in Leicester, pictured below in 1938, but we wonder just how many readers could boast dips in their a paddling pool at their primary school?Well it seems that one did exist in Leicester, although it seems difficult to believe.Want to read more Leicestershire nostalgia?We found the great photograph, top, in our archive which was sent in by Glenis Percival, (nee Swingler), almost 20 years ago.Fourth from left on the front row was Peter Wood. Second girl from left on the second row was Doris Atkins and, next to her, was Mavis Foulks.On the left of the third row was Norman Turner and Kenneth Griffin is the first boy on the right of the back row. Just hidden near his elbow was John Leeson.We wonder if any other readers had a luxury of a paddling pool at their school.We would love to hear from you if you did.Like us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterDaily NewsletterEngland Football TeamBritish Bank Holiday promise if England wins the World Cup and Jeremy Corbyn becomes PMAnother reason to cheer on the teamCrimeBurglar slashes man’s throat during terrifying raid on Leicester homeLeicestershire PoliceLeicester city centre street shut off over claim gunfire was heard in area The police were called at 2.15am on Sunday and their search of the area is continuingDe Montfort UniversityWill De Montfort University big screen show England World Cup semi final against Croatia?..
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