S. Anselm's

A full boarding and day school for boys and girls from Nursery to 16

Y5 visit the Old House Museum

Y5 visit the Old House Museum

On Tuesday 10th May, We took the Y5 classes to the fabulous Old House Museum for a Victorian history morning.

We began the morning by singing a Victorian wash day song, before splitting into three groups.

Our activities were then:

  • Outdoor games-including marbles, quoits, hop-scotch and skipping.
  • Looking round the museum at farming implements and the cotton industry.
  • The whole process of washing clothes from preparing the soap flakes, scrubbing stains out, pounding in the tub etc.

Lots to see and learn. History on our doorstep.

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