Local Archaeology Dig

Friday 24th June 2016

The children were lucky enough to be invited to take part in a ground breaking project at the Dove Valley Centre, Under Whitle Farm in Sheen. The project was called ‘Peeling Back the Layers’. They experienced life as an archaeologist, unearthing artifacts and then cataloging them.
Ruby Debes quoted before we left, “I want to be an archaeologist when I grow up and I can’t wait to go.”
They investigated how to identify potential historical sites and how the earth can hide its secrets in the many layers of earth beneath the ground they walk on.
Harry quoted “I like digging because I found a spout off a tea pot and it looked like a snake.”
Mrs Blackwell quoted: “I was amazed at how easy it was to find artifacts so close to the surface of the soil. All the children were engrossed in all the activities and the day went by very quickly.”

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Mon 3rd – INSET Day
Tues 4th – Tempest Group Photos
Thu 13th – All Schools Together
Tue 18th – National Park Ranger Day – Whittle Farm day trip
Wed 19th – MAST Hannah Wills am
Mon 24th – INSET Day
Tues 25th – Eyam Collective Worship Y2 & Y3
Tues 2nd – MAST Hannah Wills am
Weds 3rd – NSPCC “Speak out, Stay Safe”
Mon 15th – Lea Green Trip -Whole School
Tues 16th – Music Concert TBC