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A life on the ocean waves

26 May 2017

As part of their History curriculum, Year 4 visited the Golden Hinde in London, half on Thursday 11th and the remainder on Thursday 18th May.

Despite the long coach journey, the girls, staff and accompanying parents thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

On arrival, they donned their Tudor sailor clothing and were met by members of the crew. Once on-board ship they were taught how to navigate the ship by the Master, some gruesome cures by Master Barber Surgeon and how to clean, load and fire the minion guns by Sailor Jack. The visit ended with a fearsome battle against the Spanish, which the English won!

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