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Tutbury Castle

To launch our Castles and World War One topic, we headed off to explore a castle.

 

We saw lots of the features we had been learning about, like curtain walls, moats and towers.

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We learnt all about knights, armour and weapons in a talk by the history expert.  Some of us were even chosen to help demonstrate!
We went for a guided tour of the castle grounds.  
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We made our own crowns so that we could look like Kings and Queens!