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Year 4 step back in time

Last week our Year 4 students went on a Roman trip to Fort Nelson, near Portsmouth.

They had a fantastic time debating throughout the day whether they wanted to live alongside the Romans or go to war against them. This involved taking part in a Celtic feast within a round house, visiting a Roman trading post and looking at various artefacts and then joining the Roman legion. The children particularly enjoyed being given their own Roman scutum shield. The teachers and parent helpers were then able to test their tortoise formation by hurling some pretend rocks their way...