Bede's Prep pupils enjoy medieval day!

Bede's Preparatory School | 11 May 2018
Year 6 children at Bede’s Prep School in Eastbourne took their learning outside of the classroom to enjoy a day in the medieval era.
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Lessons in calligraphy, heraldic shield decorating and a workshop on gruesome medieval medicine were among the treats in store for chidren at Bede's Prep School when they learned about life in medieval times - in full costume.

The children took part in apple bobbing contests, inflatable jousting battles and the day was finally topped off by a tremendous medieval banquet fit for kings and queens. 

Head of History Sam Brown said, “It has been an amazing opportunity for the children to experience what life was like in medieval England, rather than just learning about it”.

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About Bede's Preparatory School

Bede's Prep is a coeducational independent Day and Boarding school.

Our Prep School pupils, aged 4-13, work towards common entrance before they successfully move up to their next school.

Bede's Prep School is based in Eastbourne, nestled on a cliff top above Beachy Head, with stunning views of the sea.

Life is very busy here, with children enjoying a full and balanced programme of learning, where belief in the individual and our holistic educational philosophy focuses on the needs of each and every child.

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