Tudor Christmas for Spalding pupils

Ayscoughfee Hall School children experience a Tudor Christmas.
Ayscoughfee Hall School children experience a Tudor Christmas.
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A group of Spalding schoolchildren met Henry VIII at Burghley House in Stamford.

The Ayscoughfee Hall School children from Year 5 visited the house to experience a Tudor Christmas.

A member of staff said: “Their exciting day began when they met Henry VIII and ended with a chilling ghost story in a candlelit room.

“The children played traditional games and took part in Tudor dancing. They looked amazing in their costumes, especially in the setting of a real Tudor house. It was an enjoyable day which brought their history topic to life.”

• RIGHT Pupils also had great fun decorating the Christmas tree in the hall using decorations they made in class. Year 3 and 4 decorated a tree with angels for Broad Street Methodist Church’s festival.