Last week the Year three children visited Leigh Heritage Centre and Plumb Cottage to enhance their learning about the current topic rivers, looking at how historically the Thames had a key role in the life of people who lived on the estuary. While there the children carried out a Geography field study on Bell Wharf beach where they created a survey of beach use and collecting data on the different types of vessels that use the estuary.
The Children had a wonderful time gaining first-hand experience of how people lived and worked on the estuary in the past. A massive thank you to the volunteers who inspired the children with their knowledge and enthusiasm.
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