Beckbury goes back in time

Pupils at Beckbury Primary turned time travellers recently with two exciting days of historical exploration. Blossom Tree Class (KS2) were transported back to the days of WWII by their teachers and joined in the fun by donning period costumes and cooking wartime recipes – “the Spam pie was my favourite!” said pupil Jessica Field. The children’s topic, Blitz and Pieces, will continue all term, culminating in Strictly Comes to Beckbury, when the children will have the chance show off the Lindy Hop moves they have learnt in Dance and PE.

“Immersive creative curriculum days really bring history to life for our children,” explains the school’s Lisa Holt. Earlier in the term, Chestnut Tree Class’s KS1 children travelled back to Ancient Egypt as part of their Tomb Raiders topic. The children were thrilled to handle genuine Egyptian artefacts thanks to Shropshire Museum Services and they entered into the spirit of the day with costumes fit for a Pharaoh and a range of challenges.


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin
On Key

Related Posts

Charity’s mountainous challenge

Shropshire-based charity Climbing Out  is calling on walkers to take part in its annual fundraising hike. The event is their biggest fundraiser of the year

Beth lands national award

Beth Heath, owner events company Shropshire Festivals, has scooped the award for Business Chameleon at the National Business Women’s Awards 2020/21 at a ceremony at

New shopping site for Bridgnorth

A Shropshire town has become the first in the county to benefit from a scheme encouraging more people to shop locally. Bridgnorth has just received