A moving trip for Castlewood pupils

Castwood School pupils at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge. SUS-150126-124751001

Castwood School pupils at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge. SUS-150126-124751001

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Pupils from Years 1 & 2 at Castlewood School were out and about recently when they visited Brooklands Museum at Weybridge.

The children studied a variety of kinds of transport including riding on a penny farthing and sitting on an old-fashioned London bus.

They also saw more modern vehicles and were able to sit on board Concorde and take the driver’s seat in a Formula 1 car.

Esme from Year 1 said ,”I loved it on Concorde when I sat at the front near the window. I was a passenger. My favourite bit was in the room with the big aeroplanes.”

Vicky Dedman, Key Stage 1 leader commented, “Experiences like this enthuse the children especially when they can actually sit on board and drive. I know their work in class will be enhanced by this trip.”

The children will now use this visit to help them draw and write about their topic for the term.

Report and pictures contributed by Castlewood School.