Tuesday, 21 November 2017 12:18

Middle & Senior Prep Trip to Blenheim Palace

The Palace was very grand, we split into two groups, with Middle Prep in one and Senior Prep in another. My group (Middle Prep), learned about public speaking and about Sir Winston Churchill.

In public speaking we learned:

  • Facial expressions
  • How to captivate your audience
  • Look at all the people not just one person because the other people will get bored
  • Do not bore the audience!

The tour of the palace:

  • We saw the room where Churchill was born on 30th November 1874.
  • He died on 24th January 1965 in Kensington, London.
  • We saw the room where they would have Christmas dinner and other dinners
  • We saw the green drawing room which was very green and beautiful. There are a lot of gigantic paintings in the room.
  • We went into the Long library where there was a statue of Queen Anne.

Then we had lunch in the Indian room. The walls were painted with pictures of Indians dressed in old fashioned clothes.

We also visited the Secret Garden which was amazing, there were lots of plants and there was a gazebo where it was very dark. There were a lot of small ponds and streams and a lot of ways round to get to the gazebo. There was a bridge and a pond going into a stream under the bridge.

By Jaina Kavia
(Sycamore Class - Age 9)

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