Little Downham pupils swap fish and chips for Tudor pottage!

15:58 21 February 2014

Feoffees Primary School, Little Downham, tudor day, year 6 pupil Olivia, with her pottage they made.

Feoffees Primary School, Little Downham, tudor day, year 6 pupil Olivia, with her pottage they made.

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Pottage was top of the lunch menu at Downham Feoffees Primary School this week as pupils enjoyed a Tudor day

Feoffees Primary School, Little Downham, tudor day, year 6 pupils with their pottage they made, (l-r) Jack, Alice, and Lucas.Feoffees Primary School, Little Downham, tudor day, year 6 pupils with their pottage they made, (l-r) Jack, Alice, and Lucas.

As part of their history project for this term, 30 youngsters from Year 6 swapped their jumpers and trousers for Tudor-style jerkins and cloth hats.

After doing some research and a presentation on what Tudor people would have eaten, pupils were given the chance to chop up some vegetables and try a few helpings of pottage – a popular Tudor dish.

After lunch, the class turned their hand to Tudor dancing and tried out some popular games from the time.

Feoffees Primary School, Little Downham, tudor day, year 6 pupils with their pottage they made.Feoffees Primary School, Little Downham, tudor day, year 6 pupils with their pottage they made.

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