Vikings come off the page

VIKINGS marauded into a village school for a series of special lessons. Year 3 pupils at Steeple Morden Primary School welcomed the History off the Page group for a day of Viking-related activities. Susan Harley, Year 3 teacher, said: In the morning t

VIKINGS marauded into a village school for a series of special lessons.

Year 3 pupils at Steeple Morden Primary School welcomed the History off the Page group for a day of Viking-related activities.

Susan Harley, Year 3 teacher, said: "In the morning the children acted as Viking settlers, making candles, sculpting with clay, and weaving.

"Then in the afternoon they took the role of archaeologists and carried out some excavations.


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"Activities like this make the subject much more relevant to the children and, although it sounds like a clich�, really do bring the subject to life.

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