Monday 30th January 2023
Year Six set off for our first trip of 2023 to the famous Westminster Abbey in London. We arrived at Purley Station to start our journey to London Victoria. As soon as we had arrived, the children set off for the Abbey. What a wonderful sight! Most of the class had never seen the ancient church before. Our visit started in the Education Department of the Abbey. There we were introduced to our guides for the day. To begin with, we all looked at photographs of the Abbey and discussed its importance within English history. The pupils were extremely good at answering questions and were commended for it. Our trip this year was linked to our learning on British Values and the role of the current monarch. We saw the Abbey where the late Queen Elizabeth II was coronated on 2nd June 1953. This year on the 6th May, HM King Charles 111 will be crowned King at the Abbey.
The children are now fully prepared with ‘sticky’ knowledge all about British Values and the role of the current monarchy.