Hands on History - Victorian Experience


We have all had a go at being laundry maids in the Victorian era!

We then went to a Victorian school for the afternoon. It was very different to school nowadays!

We had to work in silence as we didn't want to get the cane! 

literacy...

The boys tried hard to use the pen and ink to write. 

writing.....

So did the girls...

science....

The boys used chalk boards and slate to write information about coal

silence...

The children did not make a sound during the lesson!

wash....

Sophie used a dolly stick to make sure the soap was getting mixed into the clothes.

scrub....

Oscar scrubs the clothes on a wash board to get the stains out!

hang....

Harry and Faith hang the washing out to dry. 

repeat...

Maria uses the dolly stick to mix the soap into the clothes