Pupils at Edge Grove School, in Aldenham Village, re-live history in 'action packed' lesson

Watford Observer: Pupils re-live history in 'action packed' lesson Pupils re-live history in 'action packed' lesson

Children swapped their school uniforms for Roman princess and gladiator costumes during a history lesson.

Year three pupils at Edge Grove School, in Aldenham Village, were given the chance to spend a day in the life of a Roman.

They were given maps, pictures and games typically used in Roman times, and were taught about the era using quiz games.

Student Bode Kolawole said: "It was action packed - my favourite part of the Roman Day was when I got to watch the gladiator fight."

At the end of the day, the gladiators fought in battle for the Emperor’s approval as the girls played authentic Roman instruments in the background.

Another student, Balerki Puplampu, said: "I really enjoyed watching the battle at the end - it was so exciting."

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9:38am Tue 22 Jan 13

MarsLander says...

This sounds great, much better than just reading and talking about it.

Well done this school!
This sounds great, much better than just reading and talking about it. Well done this school! MarsLander
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12:36pm Tue 22 Jan 13

garston tony says...

Great stuff, i'm sure these kids will remember this particular subject
Great stuff, i'm sure these kids will remember this particular subject garston tony
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