Cabinets of Curiosity 7: Playground at St Eanswythe's What’s happening in the playground? Expand This oil painting shows children in the playground of St Eanswythe’s Primary School, Folkestone in the 1950s. Lots of traditional playground games are in full swing including skipping, ball games and follow my leader. In the foreground a fight seems to have broken out. Hopefully it’s a play fight. If not, the teacher will have to come quick! What else can you see? What differences and similarities are there compared to today? Do you know any traditional playground games? Another playground. Where and when was this taken? Expand This is the children’s playground at Cheriton in the 1950s.