Budleigh Salterton youngsters step back in time

PUBLISHED: 12:52 03 December 2008 | UPDATED: 14:43 09 April 2010

YOUNGSTERS from St Peter's Primary School took a step back in time to the 19th century when they held a Victorian day.

YOUNGSTERS from St Peter's Primary School took a step back in time to the 19th century when they held a Victorian day.

The Key Stage 1 pupils were celebrating coming to the end of the autumn term topic about the Victorian era.

Thanks to Devon Learning Resources setting up authentic Victorian artefacts, the youngsters were able to get a taste of what life was like in the past.

Year 2 teacher Carrie-Anne Hume said the pupils learned about traditional Victorian dress, food, dunce hats, the cane, and tried their hand at writing copperplate on slates.

Miss Hume said: "They thoroughly enjoyed it. In the afternoon we held a Victorian tea party and played games such as hopscotch.


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