Archives

Pupils bring History to life at the Crown Court

March 29, 2019 8:31 am

Twitter

Latest Twitter Feeds

wycliffecollege @wycliffecollege
Wycliffe  @wycliffecollege
A Year 8 pupil from Hong Kong lets us know what it is like to be a boarding pupil here @WycliffePrep in this short… https://t.co/buZ3TPWtbY 
Wycliffe  @wycliffecollege
RT @SportWycliffe:Great first day of the @EnglandRugby Wellington Festival. Excellent learning for @GlosRugby_Acad v Northampton Sain… https://t.co/ivoMLnlHzN 

Latest Twitter Feeds

wycliffehead @wycliffehead
Nick Gregory  @wycliffehead
Many congratulations to Campbell (Y12, Robinson) for helping Switzerland to make it all the way to the European Cha… https://t.co/cLLW8T5RAT 
Nick Gregory  @wycliffehead
RT @ucas_online:Here are six habits that encourage good #mentalhealth at uni: 🏃‍♀️ exercising 🥤 drinking water 🛏️ sufficient sleep… https://t.co/aDkjOmDDob 

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

Upcoming Open Events at Wycliffe

 Prep School Open Morning – Saturday 6th October, 10am – 12pm

Senior School Open Morning – Saturday 6th October, 9am – 12pm

Discover More