Archives

Pupils bring History to life at the Crown Court

March 29, 2019 8:31 am

Twitter

Latest Twitter Feeds

wycliffecollege @wycliffecollege
This afternoon, Year 9 are turning their attention to their GCSE choices at the Yr 9 Options event. Along with th… https://t.co/DATQAzkqZ2
Load More...

Latest Twitter Feeds

wycliffehead @wycliffehead
RT @SportWycliffe:Top effort by these girls’ today at the Southwest Regional finals. 💜 https://t.co/Uy6NV5bn7f
Load More...

Tonight at Gloucester Crown Court 21 pupils from Y7/8 performed in a reenactment of the unsolved case  from 1931 of the trial of William Wallace (Oliver Burrows) for the murder of his wife Julia. Also on trial was Richard Gordon Parry (Harry Tawlks) a friend and associate, who was not in the original trial.

 

The inspiration for the trial was Antony Brown’s book “Move to Murder”. Antony was able to join us and see his book brought alive. Pupil’s parents were also present, some of which were on the jury, lead by Y8 pupil Takara.

 

All of the pupils were superb on the day and managed to get across their points to convince the jury that Richard Parry was guilty and deserved to be hanged, whilst Wallace walked a way a free man.  Special thanks must go to pupils Lily and Sophie who represented their respective defence and prosecution teams brilliantly.

Latest Posts

Reception 2020 Open Afternoon

Friday 6th December from 1.30pm to 4.00pm.

Discover More