Year 2 Monument Visit

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As part of our topic on fire and ice, we have been learning about the Great Fire of London.

 

To launch our learning about the fire we took a trip to The Monument.

The Monument was built to remember the great fire and is located where the fire started nearly 350 years ago!

Year 2 took the brave step of climbing the 311 steps to the top of the monument where we were dazzled by the amazing sights and sounds of London and were rewarded with a certificate for our efforts. We also visited Pudding Lane and saw the plaque which commemorated where Thomas Faryner’s baker shop stood. We were interested to find out that this site is now home to LLoyds Bank.