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Year 2 visit the Birmingham Back to Backs

Children from Year 2 stepped back in time when they visited the National Trust Back-to-Backs in Birmingham. After getting dressed up into traditional Victorian clothes, the children found out how to light a coal fire using paper and kindling. They then got to explore the different rooms in the houses and see how different life was in the 1800s compared to today. There certainly were far fewer luxuries back then and the toilets left a lot to be desired. Many thanks to the volunteers at the Back-to-Backs and to the parents who came along to help the group.