pupils raise charity funds with their own history museum
pupils at a Highbridge school have raised funds for two local
charities by creating their own history museum.
Year 3 students at Churchfield School have been creating historical
artwork and crafts with a Roman theme as part of a project, which
then went on display.
Joanne Clement explained: "As part of our topic on the Romans,
we gave our classes a homework project to create something to
do with the Romans."
was entirely the choice of the children what they made, we had
many things handed in, from a Roman statue to Roman villas and
Roman shoes, to Roman jewellery!"
children had three weeks to create their homework project, then
over the past week, we have held a Roman museum in the school
which was opened to family, friends and our school."
were made to advertise the event and a small charge of 25p per
adult was introduced, with the proceeds going to two local charities
which the children chose."
children raised £30 which is going to be split between Secret
World Wildlife Rescue Centre and Burnham hovercraft charity BARB."
here are some of the colourful items made by the Year 3 Churchfield
students that were on show.
Joanne Clement and Kerry Fitzgerald thanked all those who had
supported the event and praised the children for the quality of
their exhibits and enthusiasm.