Carr Manor Archaeology Project Press Release

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The PAS, Leeds Metropolitan University Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education, West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service, Education Leeds, Leeds Museums and Galleries and Royal Armouries are all working together in a ground-breaking school archaeology project next week!

The project, which involves students from Headingley Campus, specialists and hundreds of school children and will be is at Carr Manor Primary School on the 8th, 9th and 10th May 2007. Children will work in trenches in the school grounds with hand-held GPS and metal detectors. Re-enactors and Royal Armouries education specialists will also be on hand and there will also be a community field walking exercise involving parents of pupils at Carr Manor Primary School and Meanwood Church of England Primary School.

This project seeks to promote excellence and enjoyment through providing a very rich learning environment in which children can begin to reconstruct the past. It provides a very high quality training experience which encourages students to develop professionally and personally towards qualified teacher status.

The project is to be filmed by National Teacher's TV and has been described by Ofsted as 'outstanding'.

Contact: Cei Paynton 0207 323 8611

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