On Thursday 23rd November, Year 5 and 6 visited Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. The children took part in a mummification workshop where they re-enacted preparing a Pharaoh for burial, and they took part in the subsequent ceremonies .
They also learnt about the techniques used in Ancient Egyptian Art, and created their own oil painting on papyrus.
As well as this, the children visited the Egyptian Gallery, where they saw a real mummy, and toured around some other parts of the museum. It was a wonderful day!
Next term, Year 5 will be visiting Keele University. In preparation for this, we were visited by staff and students from Staffordshire University on November 8th. They explained all about university life to the children, and then the children made a whole university out of Lego!