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Barnes Farm Infant School

Barnes Farm Infant School

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Mysterious arrival of an Iron Man....


A strange arrival of pieces of an alien being appeared on our playground on Monday.  Year 2 children discovered an iron head, arm, leg and eye during their morning lessons.

As a hook into the Year 2 topic of Heroes and Villains, children were surprised to find a broken Iron being on their playground on Monday.  The children's faces were of utter amazement which led them into imagining how the Iron being got there, where did he come from and why did he come to their school.  In class, teacher's 'found' a book about a strange being called The Iron Man, by Ted Hughes, who fell off a cliff onto the beach and all of his body parts scattered everywhere.  The mystery continues.....