Back in the day

The clocks were turned back to a different era at Eastfield Infant and Nursery School as pupils experienced a day in a Victorian school. Children and staff dressed in Victorian costumes and were given Victorian names while their classrooms were given a

The clocks were turned back to a different era at Eastfield Infant and Nursery School as pupils experienced a day in a Victorian school.

Children and staff dressed in Victorian costumes and were given Victorian names while their classrooms were given a makeover with desks arranged into rows.

The Victorian timetable included reading by rote, writing in copperplate script, arithmetic and drill, as well as washing and needlework for girls and boot polishing and woodwork for boys.

The day was organised to conclude the children's study of the Victorians.


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And although it was enjoyed by all, the children were happy to return to their usual lessons and modern ways.

Pictured, back row, from left, teachers Miss Spensley, Miss Sewell, Miss Barker join in the Victorian theme with, middle row, Ahsan Mobsher, Katrina Green, Cameron Loggie, Anna Banks, Shannon Skrzypczak, Pierre Chapman and, front, Natalie Peach, Beth Arrowsmith, Luke Halliwell, Megan Bishop, Thomas Khabiri, Ryan Shepherd.

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