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Year 7 have been studying interpretations of the Tudors. As part of this, the students have been writing their own interpretations of the different monarchs. However, we decided to make the challenge a little sweeter; we asked them to make an interpretation of a Tudor monarch in gingerbread. There were some amazing Tudor gingerbread men decorated. Can you guess who they are?
Year 7 have been investigating the Tudors and the different interpretations of them. Recently we have looked at Henry VIII and why people tend to remember the fat, angry Henry. If you want to watch the Horrible Histories song that we watched you can see it here. As part of our investigation we have also looked at Henry closing the monasteries. Your homework is to write an imaginary report from one of the investigators that Thomas Cromwell sent out: Write 1 or 2 paragraphs from a report on a monastery. It must include evidence of rules being broken, but must be appropriate for school – nothing that would embarrass your mum! It should include lively interesting description. It could include evidence that the report was not completely fair. You could start it with: Yesterday I visited Eynsham Abbey. When I arrived… Here are some of the rules that the monks had to follow: You can do this homework without knowing anything more about Eynsham Abbey. However, if you would like to find out more you could look at this very detailed website. Or there is a short walk that you can actually do in Eynsham.