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14th April 2000 at 01:00
Linda Calvey, head of English at Parkside school, Northampton, finds Peter Weir's film of Joan Lindsey's novel Picnic at Hanging Rock (Addison Wesley Longman pound;5.25) "wonderful and atmospheric" and makes good use of the video, distributed by Choices Direct (tel: 01733 232800), for "instant classroom engagement".

"Pupils produce astonish-ingly deailed and imaginative work on, for example, the nature of the mystery at the heart of the film; symbolism, imagery and allegory; Aboriginal people and colonial heritage in Australia; the theme of the Victorian orphan."

pound;40 for each recommendation published. Write to Love it, TES Friday, Admiral House, East Smithfield, London E1W 1BX

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