Robin Hood comes to town for Clayhall youngsters

ROBIN hood and his merry men came to town as they brought the thrills and spills of Sherwood Forest to a school.

A hall full of children at Glade Primary School, Atherton Road, Clayhall, watched as their seven and eight-year-old peers brought the folklore story of Robin Hood to the stage.

A group of 60 children, decked out in Robin Hood gear, sang a song about the heroic outlaw penned by eight-year-old student Adil Choudhury

They also performed a piece of drama during Thursday’s Robin Hood Day at the school, taking the roles of characters including Maid Marian.

The group then answered questions about Robin Hood.


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The fun was part of cross-curricular studies centred on Robin Hood, which has included them visiting a forest for a geography lesson, learning about the era the folklore character lived in in history classes and writing their own Robin Hood plays.

School music co-ordinator Davida Robinson said: “They’re all very proud of what they have learned .

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“They thoroughly enjoyed the day.”

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