Slingsby Squadron signing up for duty!

Class 3 had an awesome day at Eden Camp, learning all about life during WW2.

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‘Today was an exciting experience and I think I’ve improved my learning!’   Hector learns about how using a periscope kept the U-Boat crew safe from surfacing into danger.

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‘Atten…..tion!  Soldiers reporting for duty!

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The puppet show was very fun, but VERY wet!  Class 3 duck for cover.

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We investigated what life was like during the Blitz.  Joshua, Hannah look concerned as they make their way through the aftermath of bombing.

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Fabienne looks frightened too!

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Mr Smith’s group duck for cover as a V1 rocket comes crashing to the ground; although Jack looks quite calm!

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‘I loved it and want to go again!  I got to learn a lot of things and it was very exciting.’  Amelia.

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We’re safe in here!  Ryan, Matthew & Amelia investigate bomb shelters.

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Praying they survive or just tired?  Josh & Oliver take a break in an Anderson shelter.

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The vehicles were amazing!

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Would you take us on, or run away screaming?

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We managed to squeeze 8 of us in a single person shelter!  A Guiness record?

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‘It was like we were actually there, with the terrifying sounds and awful smell of burning…’  Matthew.

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‘It makes you realise how terrible war actually was…’ Oliver takes a quiet moment to survey no man’s land.

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Sharp-shooter!

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‘It was frightening when we went in the Blitz and we saw some really good tanks.’ Harriet.

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‘I thought it was really fun but really scary in hut 5.  The Blitz was frightening because there was a broken water pipe and a hand was moving up and down in the rubble…..it creeped me out! Charli.

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‘Going to Eden Camp was great fun and walking through the U-Boat was scary because it was really dark!  Libby.

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‘It was brilliant!  The best bit was looking at the clothing and the badges…that was really interesting.  Hannah’s group break the record and fit 10 children in a one person shelter!

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