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The competition saw a variety of entries across Year 7

In the first half of the Autumn term, the history department ran a competition for Year 7s to build a model of a mediaeval castle.

The department was overwhelmed with entries, leading to a lunch time exhibition of the short list of models in the Year 7 Common Room. The level of detail in many models was particularly impressive, with some castles featuring animals and workers, while others featured hand drawn detailing to represent the stone and brickwork.

However, one boy added his own spin the competition. Possibly inspired by the latest series of the Great British Bake-Off, Taha Mobeen made a delicious chocolate cake castle to enter into the competition.

Taha's castle cake entry surprised the history department

After much deliberation, the history team of Ms McMahon, Mr Samuel and Mr Russell picked six winners: Dylan Gregory, Karl Knox, Jago Forster, Kit Nasmyth, Hadi Yassine and Taha Mobeen. Their reward will be a day trip to the Tower of London, where they will see a lot of what they learnt through the project in action.

The winners with their entries

More photographs of the model making competition can be viewed in our gallery by clicking here.

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