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We love reading your letters and emails. Here's a selection of comments and pictures from children and teachers.

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What Children say...

1940s Wartime Children

"Kelham Island thank you for a really exciting day. I wish can come again" Danny
"It was very interesting I loved all the activities they were fantastic. It gave me an idea what it was like in those times. I liked all the activities." Lucy Y4
"I liked the bit when we saw the massive engine because it went fast then it went very slow" Sophie
"I liked making a gas mask" Samuel Y4
"it made me feel like an evacuee" Chloe Y5
"my least favourite part was when we had to go home" Megan
"I enjoyed learning about the rationed food. It was really fun and I will go again and I recommended it to a friend" Kar-lok

Abbeydale at War

"The best part of the day for me was dealing with the incendiary bombs and using the grabbers to collect the bombs to put in the sand also using the stirrup pump." Neve Y5
"I imagined that we were in World War 2. It has encouraged me to learn a lot more about WW2" James Y6
"I would like to tell you thank you for the best day in the world at Abbeydale Hamlet" Marshall Y6
"I learned lots of things but what stood out was coming back to school and all the information is now in my head. Also I shall hopefully never forget it" Mikey

What Teachers say...

Houses & Homes

"It was a really lovely day - which the children got a lot from" Y1 teacher

1851: A Day in the Life of Abbeydale Works

Most valuable aspects: "The children being given practical knowledge of how workers and working life was in Victorian times"

1940s Wartime Children

"Organised and children knew their learning objectives" Y3 Teacher
"Consolidated what the children have done in the classroom. Children loved the drama/practical elements"

Power it!

"Very active and enjoyable with good learning"




Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Adults £4 | Conc £3 | Kids FREE Open Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm | Sun 11am-4.45pm        

Shepherd Wheel Workshop

FREE | Open Weekends & Bank Holiday Mondays       10am - 4pm

Kelham Island Museum

Adults £5 | Conc £4 | Kids FREE Open Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm | Sun 11am-4.45pm (Closed Fri / Sat)  

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