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Wimborne St Giles

Church of England First School and Nursery


“Together We Grow”

"When in Rome...."

On the first Friday of term we were transported back to 72 AD as a Roman soldier in full armour, Lucius Felix Silvanus, talked to the children about life as a gladiator, displaying his weaponry and demonstrating the equipment used.

The children were led through a soldiers drill and a mock barbarian battle. Lucius also spent some time describing the food he ate, the way he bathed and took time to play some Roman games and teach us some Latin! This was a  great way to engage children in their new topic, Invincible Invaders and really captured their imagination! Photos below…