Class Three had an immersive day on Thursday with a day at Blists Hill Victorian Town. The day included dressing as Victorian children with a lesson in the school with a very strict teacher! Visiting the Victorian shops and a candle workshop.
Class 4 were transported to the past with a day of history workshops in school on Thursday. Led by the Shropshire Museum Service the children investigated artefacts to learn more about the periods in history.
The children sketched Anglo-Saxon artefacts, made a wattle and daub fence (minus the daub!), placed Anglo-Saxon names on a map and dressed up as an Anglo-Saxon family.
The children dressed as Viking warriors and a Viking family, ground some barley using a rotary hand quern or ‘grinding stone’ and made small clay plaques by writing our names using runes.
On Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st November Class 3 & 4 both visited The Hurst. The were warmly welcomed by their tutors then they embarked on a wonderful afternoon full of creative writing. Class 4’s session was all about magical doors, the story telling of the tutors captivated the children’s imaginations, which led to an inspiring afternoon.
Class 3 will be singing at the Hereford Cathedral as part of the DHMAT’s Christmas carol concert they will be singing with children from other schools in the DHMAT to create a choir of 400 children!
On Thursday they had a singing lessons with David, they will have their second lesson next week to help them prepare.
Class 2 has been filled with life size pirates!
Inspired by the book Pirate Tom, which the class have been using in Talk for Writing English lessons, the children have worked in groups to create their own life size pirates. Each with their own pirate feature: peg leg, hook hand, eye patch or parrot!
On Tuesday Class 4 led a Remembrance Service in church.
The service opened with words from Frank Nicholls, followed by members of class 4 reading their own remembrance poems.
They then presented their poppy art work with will be displayed in church. The members of Clun parish who had died in conflict were read out. The children sang the hymn Colours of Day.