The Mystery of Maiden Castle

This week in History, Class AS have been attempting to solve the mystery of Maiden Castle. The archaeologist, Sir Mortimer Wheeler discovered 52 bodies in graves within the castle. The children were given six pieces of evidence and four theories about what could have happened to the people. They then had to weigh up the evidence and decide which theory was most likely, based on the evidence they had. After this they were tasked with writing their own detailed theories.

The evidence:

The children came up with some very detailed theories, some of which are shown below:

Emily & India

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Joshua & Luke

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Phoebe, Evan & Jack G

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Yasmin & Harrison

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