Polly Woodside Excursion

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Posted by Mrs Grayson | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 27, 2014

Lots of great things to explore.

Lots of great things to explore.

 

Thank you to Mary,Michelle and Nicole for sharing our day.

 

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What did you learn from the excursion you didn’t know before?

 

That  children would be sent away from their families to work at sea from the age of ten. (Griffin)

 

That the Polly Woodside was sold to the National Trust to restore for 1 cent. (Olivia)

 

That the sailors on the ship would sometimes have to eat rats! (Ramon)

 

That there  are lots of ropes on the ship (Emidio)

 

That the toilets were buckets and toilet paper was a rope which the cabin boy had to clean! (Luke)

Macey at the helm!

At the helm!

 

All aboard!

All aboard!

 

Fast to port!

Fast to port!

 

Walking on the yardarms. Watch out below!

Walking on the yardarms.

Watch out below!

 

Jennifer made it!

She made it!

 

 

Heave ho the Bosun's wheel.

Heave ho the Bosun’s wheel.

 

Scrub those decks you "Scurvy Squid Suckers"!

Scrub those decks you “Scurvy Squid Suckers”!

 

It’s a Book!

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Posted by Mrs Grayson | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 13, 2014

Explorers

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Posted by Mrs Grayson | Posted in Explorers | Posted on February 13, 2014

3/4 T  have been discussing the reasons why people explore.

We have looked at different places explorers have been around  our world.

We are now looking at explorers that  inspire us and would like to learn more about.

What explorer has taken your interest?

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We look forward to our visit to Polly Woodside on Feburary 25th. Stay tuned!

 

Polly Woodside History (click )

 

 

Polly WoodsidePolly Woodside is a Belfast-built, three-masted, iron-hulled barque, preserved in MelbourneAustralia, and forming the central feature of the South Wharf precinct. The ship was originally built in Belfast by William J. Woodside and was launched in 1885. 

 

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