Turrets and Tiaras: pre-prep learn about medieval Britain
Children in years 1 and 2 at St Benedict's have visited Windsor Castle, as part of this term’s ‘Turrets and Tiaras’ topic, focusing on medieval Britain.
Pre-Prep 2 and 3 have been learning about medieval castles and defence, sport and entertainment, knights, and many other aspects of life in the distant past.
"I loved the Changing of the Guards because it was quite funny when they shouted orders at each other!" Luna
"My favourite part was seeing Queen Mary's doll's house with all the miniature furniture." Maria
"I loved the 'dubbing ceremony' during the workshop because we got to dress up in a costume." Uma
"I enjoyed talking to the Queen's Guards because I was surprised by how nice they were." Alexander
"The best bit for me was seeing all the nice patterns on the Knights' shields in the State Apartments. The designs were really cool." Rian
"I liked St. George's Chapel because of all the statues and it reminded you about history seeing where all the kings and queens were buried."