Middle school celebrates Tudor times

Year 5 pupils at St Louis Middle School were dressing up as Tudors.
Year 5 pupils at St Louis Middle School were dressing up as Tudors.
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A Bury St Edmunds school was transported to the Tudor age when pupils donned traditional garb.

Children in Year 5 at St Louis Middle took a day out of their curriculum for the activity laden themed day.

The Shakespearean Drama Group, Mad Dogs and English Men headlined with a dr a workshop.

Other activities included dancing as well as making peg dolls, masks and pomanders.

Pupils also had to recognise spices and other smells from Tudor times.

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Lessons aimed to help children explore their feelings and develop self awareness .

Through poetry, role play and drama, they learned how to express and cope with their feelings and worries.

They also made posters telling people how to turn hopeless thoughts into happy ones.

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Some groups found facts to support the figure as a hero while others made the case for the same figure to be a villain.

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It is part of the county’s switch to two tier education.

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