A huge, heartfelt thank you to the High Halden bell-ringers that so kindly gave up their time to explain how the bells work in the church.
The children learnt how bells are made and the history of the church bells. The children were then treated to a demonstration.
Back in school the children used this learning as part of their DT projects. Each age group had a different focus dependent upon their curriculum requirements. In Ducklings the children designed and made churches from cardboard boxes. In Robins the children designed churches using K’nex and Lego. In KS2 the children worked in mixed age groups to design,, make and review a design for a church tower with a working pulley system to ring the bell!! They had great fun using wood, saws and glue guns!!