Buckhurst Hill children experience life as Vikings for a day

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Children experience life as Vikings for a day Children experience life as Vikings for a day

School children had a taste of life as a Viking warrior when an expert visited them.

The Year 4 pupils at Daiglen School in Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill, were visited by a historian from the Longship Trading Company bearing authentic weapons.

Teacher Rachel Thomas said: “They got to handle some of the weapons, which they absolutely loved.

“The expert was talking to them about different types of courts and trials the Vikings had, so different children were accused of various misdemeanours.

“They are studying the Vikings and we found it quite difficult to find an interactive Viking exhibition because a lot of the Viking places are in the north, so this was good.”

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9:54am Wed 23 Jan 13

Cornbeefur says...

A great experience for the kids and to teach them the history of vandalism, is educational.
A great experience for the kids and to teach them the history of vandalism, is educational. Cornbeefur
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10:56am Wed 23 Jan 13

Alan_1976 says...

Cornbeefur wrote:
A great experience for the kids and to teach them the history of vandalism, is educational.
Presumably that would be an entirely different session given that the Vandals were an entirely different group
[quote][p][bold]Cornbeefur[/bold] wrote: A great experience for the kids and to teach them the history of vandalism, is educational.[/p][/quote]Presumably that would be an entirely different session given that the Vandals were an entirely different group Alan_1976
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7:04pm Thu 24 Jan 13

fgdfsdf says...

Cornbeefur, do you really hold a law degree?? Given the importance of grammar, commas, full stops and capital letters in drafting legal documents I am surprised they would have even let you on a course. Then again it could be from the University of Disney. I hear the give out Mickey Mouse degrees from there.
Cornbeefur, do you really hold a law degree?? Given the importance of grammar, commas, full stops and capital letters in drafting legal documents I am surprised they would have even let you on a course. Then again it could be from the University of Disney. I hear the give out Mickey Mouse degrees from there. fgdfsdf
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9:55pm Thu 24 Jan 13

Helen, Walthamstow says...

fgdfsdf wrote:
Cornbeefur, do you really hold a law degree?? Given the importance of grammar, commas, full stops and capital letters in drafting legal documents I am surprised they would have even let you on a course. Then again it could be from the University of Disney. I hear the give out Mickey Mouse degrees from there.
He claims also to have an English degree.
[quote][p][bold]fgdfsdf[/bold] wrote: Cornbeefur, do you really hold a law degree?? Given the importance of grammar, commas, full stops and capital letters in drafting legal documents I am surprised they would have even let you on a course. Then again it could be from the University of Disney. I hear the give out Mickey Mouse degrees from there.[/p][/quote]He claims also to have an English degree. Helen, Walthamstow
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