Great Fire of London

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As part of their recent inquiry focus – ‘How We Organise Ourselves’, Upper Prep have explored how the events surrounding the Great Fire of London helped to shape the London we know today.

Through a carousel of activities, they were able to get hands on experience of fighting the fire using artefacts from the time, writing a letter to the Lord Mayor using a quill pen and ink, and dressing up to reenact the events that led to the outbreak of the fire in Pudding Lane.

‘I enjoyed dressing up and being Thomas Farriner’s maid.’ 
Zara Upper Prep

‘I liked passing the bucket to put out the fire.’ 
Kanvika Upper Prep

‘I enjoyed wearing the hat and using the quill pen to write like Samuel Pepys.’  
Camilla Upper Prep

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