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.

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.”