Pupils at Sutton C of E Primary School get a taste of the past

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Scholars had a chance to taste what it was like to live in the 19th century.

The ten and 11-year-olds at Sutton C of E Primary school took part in a Victorian Day and turned up for class dressed for the part.

Teacher Yvonne Smith said: “They were so enthusiastic and really got into the spirit. Some parents hired the costumes and others had made them.”

The characters they adopted ranged from little urchins to grand Victorian ladies and gentlemen and throughout the day they had to stick to strict Victorian etiquette.

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