Wonders of ancient Egypt uncovered for Hurst Park School learners

Mummies day: Jack, 7, Macy, 8, Louise, 7, and Reece, 7

Mummies day: Jack, 7, Macy, 8, Louise, 7, and Reece, 7

First published in News This Is Local London: Photograph of the Author by , Chief reporter

The ancient Egyptians were thrust into the spotlight this week as children at Hurst Park School opened a museum.

As a final farewell to the topic of ancient Egypt, year 3 and 4 pupils at the West Molesey school set up an Egyptian museum for parents, governors and other children to enjoy on Wednesday, March 26.

The museum gave information on Egyptian life, gods and goddesses, mummification, rules, pyramids, temples and hieroglyphics.

While deciding what to include in their museum, pupils considered ways of life for the ancient Egyptians and enjoyed a hands-on approach to history by using a range of artefacts and information to investigate the past.

Creating the museum gave children the opportunity to develop their researching, interpreting and evaluating skills as well as becoming independent learners.

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