When we arrived at the house we had a meeting with Sally Jastrzebski-Lloyd, the coordinator of the house. In this meeting, we asked all of the questions mentioned in my previous blog post.
We were told about the learning programme that the house has set up for primary schools and secondary schools and launched in April 2017.
The activities planned for secondary school children are performance and drama based. Therefore, there is a gap in their programme for a literature-based activity. Some of the performance-based activities are:
- ‘Interruptions’ – the children act out Elizabeth being constantly interrupted by the different people who would be in her house (friends, daughters, servants etc.) whilst trying to write a novel.
- The study activity – William (Elizabeth’s husband) was well known for helping the working class and the children are asked to act out William being in his study with poor people coming in and…
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