Recorder - I had this model. Had to learn it in school. The course was called recorder karate and we got colored string tied to our recorders as belts when we played a song with less than three mistakes.
Original TV Sooty returns to the UK to be put under the hammer at auction
School register - after it was taken someone would be assigned the very important and much coveted job of delivering it to the head's office :) yes, and I had one for my stuffed animal classroom at home!