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Year 3 Visit Roald Dahl Museum

Denmark Street Class had a fantastic day in Great Missenden visiting the Roald Dahl Museum.

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On arrival, we were welcomed by the fantastic staff and then set off on a tour of Missenden to see the many sights that inspired some of Dahl’s most iconic moments. We visited the library that Matilda would spend her days reading in, the garage Danny’s father owned and even the window Sophie first spied the BFG from.

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We then took a walk up to Saints Peter and Paul’s Church to visit where Roald Dahl is buried.

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After walking back to the museum, we enjoyed a lovely picnic lunch together (for many, what they said was one of the best parts of the day.)

Before our afternoon session, we enjoyed listening to a few chapters of James and the Giant Peach (which we found out later, was originally supposed to be James and the giant cherry!)

In the afternoon, we learnt more about the life of Roald Dahl and how he created his curious characters. Children explored the ‘Story Center’ where they created their own characters in an exciting and hands on way. Children also learnt more about the life of Dahl, visiting the Boy and Solo galleries that explored the early and later life of Dahl.

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The children had a superb day and were complimented by the museum staff for their excellent behavior and knowledge about Dahl.

We are looking forward to seeing the children using this new information in their lessons.

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