Kids experience life as Saxons

CHILDREN at Ranby House School went back in time and lived life as a Saxon in a day trip to York.

Year Four pupils had a fantastic day at Holgate Saxon Village where they made their own ceramic pots.

They ground flour on a quern and then made bread using traditional Saxon utensils and methods of cooking.

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The pupils defended the village from Viking attackers and were taught farming methods using traditional tools.

Finally, the children enjoyed a Saxon Banquet in a traditional village hut.

A school spokesperson said it was a ‘superbly interesting and informative day’.

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