Monday, October 05, 2009

Lessons al fresco for Epsom students

While most children were cooped up in their classrooms a group of youngsters enjoyed a picnic in the fresh air in glorious sun without being accused of truanting. - from here.

Roman Legions and Celtic warriors in Chard
: A history lesson came to life when legionary Valerius Genialis and Corius the Briton visited students from the Home Learning Centre to demonstrate what life was like nearly 2000 years ago. Throughout the morning, the home-educated youngsters heard what life was like as an Iron Age Briton, how the Romans really invaded and discussed how they would react to the invasion. Read it here.

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