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Topic - The New Forest

Year 3 enjoyed a fascinating day out in the New Forest this week. We discovered how the New Forest got its name in 1066, and some budding young actors brought the history to life. We travelled in time from Edward the Confessor, via King Harold II, William the Conqueror and William Rufus (and a few well aimed arrows) to the eventual crowning of Henry I. We also found out more about the animals of the New Forest and their habitats in the New Forest Museum. After lunch, we set out to the Bolderwood enclosure to explore the habitats first hand. Our spirits weren't dampened by the soggy weather (on Thursday) and we were rewarded by a sighting of a fallow deer taking its lunch.

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