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Memory Lane: Back in time to a Victorian classroom

The clock was turned back at South Wootton Junior School in April, 1989, when pupils had the chance to sample life in Victorian times.

Clad in near-authentic dress from the period, the nine to eleven-year-olds in the third and fourth years, discovered what it was like to spend a typical day at school from that bygone time.

Sitting on the floor in neat rows in the classroom they were given a geography lesson in which they chanted some old names of towns in Africa.

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