recount of 5f’s educational visit

Recently in year 5 we visited an ancient  Roman villa in  Crofton Road, Orpington BR6 8AF in the London Borough of Bromley. To get there we had to travel through train and walk on are way there we took two trains and we walked for a couple of minutes ,after all the transport we sat down to have lunch and rest are legs a bit.Firstly a lady named Edna came to us and  showed us the ancient ruins that where left of the old villa giving us many explanations of the objects ,describing how old they where and where they came from, the most fascinating thing for me was tessera, tessera is tiles made out clay that where placed on the floor, as well as this I also loved learning about the hypocaust the hypocaust is a central heating system that the Romans used back before we had electricity .secondly we got two activities that the sociolinguists prepared for us the first one was making Roman murals with coding the and the second one was that we got to draw Roman gladiators and soldiers with gold and silver crayons ,later on Edna sat down with us and talked to us about Roman clothing and food, one of the most important thing that really stood out to me was the amount of money that they paied for brighter colour silk and darker colour silk, in Roman times they told us that brown was the cheapest colour silk around and purple was the riches colour which sounded very odd to me, after that we decided to leave and head back to school using the same transport. 

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