Y3 dressed as WW2 evacuees and travelled to the Ouseburn Valley to experience life in an old air raid shelter (Victoria Tunnel). They met Basil, a man who actually took refuge in the tunnel during bombing raids 1940, and he kindly shared some insightful memories.

The children later enjoyed a tour of Lauren Child’s ( former children’s Laureate) gallery at Seven Stories, where they learned about a variety of talented book illustrator’s. The children enjoyed listening to Laura Carlin’s book, ‘A World of Your Own’, before creatively drawing and writing about their own perfect world. The children completed the day by rehearsing and performing a drama depicting their own ideal world with their friends.

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