Hornchurch kids dress up for Victorian day

Students at a school stepped back in time with a Victorian themed day.

The year six pupils from Langtons Junior School in Western Avenue, Hornchurch enjoyed everything Victorian on Wednesday October 3.

Teacher Jackie Harbott said: “The children absolutely loved it.

“It gave them a real insight of what life was like for children going to school in the era.”

The day saw the students and teachers coming to school dressed in Victorian clothes.


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The youngsters even used ink and quill to write with and lunch times saw them playing with Victorian games.

Jackie said: “At the end of the day, a lot of the students were asking if they could do it again.

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“We tried to make it as authentic as we could and surprisingly they even loved the dictations.”

The teachers organised the day as part of a project the students are doing on the Victorian period.

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