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Medieval activity day enjoyed by pupils at Toftwood Infant School

PUBLISHED: 11:00 23 October 2017

The children took part in jousting, jestering and archery. Photo: Charlotte Clarke

The children took part in jousting, jestering and archery. Photo: Charlotte Clarke

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Pupils at Toftwood Infant School have enjoyed a day of activities that took them back in time.

Pupils at Toftwood Infant School enjoyed a medieval day of activities. Photo: Charlotte ClarkePupils at Toftwood Infant School enjoyed a medieval day of activities. Photo: Charlotte Clarke

Year two pupils, who have been studying the history of medieval Norwich, had a fun filled day of activities that brought the period to life. on Monday, October 16.

The children took part in typical medieval activities, including jousting, jestering, feasting, and banqueting.

They also experienced the fun of archery, in a session which was run by Goldcrest Outdoor Activity.

Lots of the children managed to hit the archery targets, and enjoyed learning the new skill.

The day brought their medieval Norwich topic to life. Photo: Charlotte ClarkeThe day brought their medieval Norwich topic to life. Photo: Charlotte Clarke

The afternoon was finished off with a medieval banquet, which the children dressed up in their own costumes for.

They ate cheese, bread and grapes, before the day ended with each class performing a medieval dance, which they had been working on in P.E., to the rest of the year group.

Toftwood year two teacher, Charlotte Clarke, said: “It was a great day, enjoyed by all.”

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