21st Jan, 2018

Time-travelling pupils transported to Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

TIME-TRAVELLING pupils at a Kenilworth school were transported to 1897 – the day of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.

Crackley Hall was transformed into a village school from the Victorian era by specialists from History Off the Page.

The children – all dressed for the part – sat in silence in orderly rows facing the chalkboard. Discipline was strict and the teacher was to be addressed as ‘sir’ at all times.

A very different style of teaching awaited Crackley’s senior pupils. The boys were taught maths and the British Empire, while the girls were encouraged to copy and dictate Bible passages.

In the afternoon, the class learned and performed Victorian style entertainment acts – with strongmen, comedians, hearty songs and a flea circus all jostling for the limelight.

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