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Years 2 and 3 trip to Roald Dahl museum

On 11th June, Years 2 and 3 visited the Roald Dahl museum in Great Missenden. Upon arrival, we set off on the village trail, highlighting many of the places that inspired Dahl’s wonderful stories. We saw the bedroom window that Sophie peeked out of to see the BFG and we visited the library where Matilda read all those books! The trail led us, with the help of the BFG’s footprints, to Roald Dahl’s grave and the beautiful bench dedicated to his children. Although it was raining, the children really enjoyed the walk through this rather special village.
After lunch, everybody took part in a workshop called ‘Unlocking Ideas’. Through talks and activities in the museum galleries, the children learned more about the author and his life. They gained an insight into how he gathered all his ideas together to create his famous books, and even got to sit in Roald’s old chair from his writing hut.