Girl in a classroom at Prep Class At St Mary's Colchester in Essex

Prep class experience Colchester’s fascinating history of childhood

28 November 2018

Prep School - Prep-visit-Hollytrees-Museum-2018_thumbPrep class enjoyed their first trip away from school on Wednesday 28 November and became budding chefs at Pizza Express, making their own pizzas for lunch. A visit to Hollytrees Museum followed, where the pupils learnt about domestic life and childhood in Colchester over the past 300 years. They girls loved looking at the miniature world of the Hollytrees dolls house and found out about the origin of the famous nursery rhyme ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ – which was written in Colchester!

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