Wattle 6 Mrs English
On Tuesday in Week Five we went on an excursion with Wattle Five to the Shipwreck Museum in Fremantle. We had a fantastic time looking at lots of shipwreck artefacts and learning about the many spices that sailors travelled around the world for. It was amazing looking at the remains of the ship, Batavia, which was shipwrecked on her maiden voyage off the coast of Western Australia.
At the museum we were also able to experience a lesson in an olden day classroom. We were very surprised when we were told to dress up in smocks and stand in two lines, one for girls and one for boys. When we entered the classroom we sat on wooden benches and desks with lift up lids. Our olden day teacher was very strict. She inspected our hands and clothing to make sure we were clean. We used slate pencils and boards to write, which we all thought was very funny!
By far our favourite part of the excursion was the fish and chips that we ate for lunch at Kallis Brothers. Thanks so much Elanor Rowe for organising this special treat for all of us. The food was delicious and we were all so impressed with how fast the service was - especially the teachers who were supervising 47 hungry students in a restaurant!!!!
We would also like to say a special thanks to our parent helpers, Megan Murray (W6), Helen Britza (W6), Judy Zuideveld (W5), Suzanne Rivers (W5). We really appreciated your help and without you our excursion would not have been such a success.