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Y7 Historians Go Back In Time!

Y7 Historians Go Back In Time!


James Burley
James Burley
Y7 Historians Go Back In Time!

Being able to run a school trip again and take learning outside of the classroom was an absolute joy! On Thursday 31st March 2022, in unexpectedly snowy conditions, 100 year 7 students set off for Mountfitchet Castle in Stansted, Essex. This allowed them to enrich their prior learning on the subject of Motte and Bailey Castles built in the Norman era. Students explored different customs, cultures and traditions of the time as they journeyed round the open air museum, partook in some Medieval games and even experienced some of the Medieval forms of punishment! The trip also included a visit to the House on the Hill toy Museum, where students learned about toys from the past (and their teachers’ childhoods!).

I was very impressed with the exemplary behaviour of the students throughout, as were the staff at the castle, who made a point of complimenting and congratulating the students on their conduct.
Thank you, year 7, for a very enjoyable day!

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