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Seeing the Queen at Hatfield House (including PICTURES)

Year 3 had the wonderful opportunity to see the Queen as she visited Hatfield House as part of her Diamond Jubilee Tour. The class threw themselves into the spirit by dressing up in Tudor costumes and were extremely excited about seeing Her Majesty. 

We were very lucky that the weather turned out to be beautiful and we were given the perfect spot to see the Queen as she drove past on her way to Hatfield House.  With cameras at the ready, and even a bunch of flowers, we waited with great anticipation for the arrival of Her Majesty. 

As the car approached, everyone could feel the excitement of the day building as the Queen was slowly driven past waving at us as she came by!  We even managed to take a clear picture of her smiling!

After seeing Her Majesty, we were then able to step back in time and meet Henry VIII and learn lots more about the Tudors. 

The trip to Hatfield House was thoroughly enjoyed by all and the children will have taken away lasting memories of 'the time they saw the Queen'.  Here are some photos of our day that we wanted to share with you and for you to enjoy!

Thank you to all the parents who came to help on the trip. If you do have any photos that are particularly good, please email them to the school office and they will be added to the Year 3 Class Page. Thank you!
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Picture 7 Practising our curtsey
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Picture 12 Happy to have waved at the Queen
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Picture 14 Eagerly waiting for the Queen
Picture 15 Here comes the Queen!
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Picture 17 Where the Queen had her lunch
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Picture 19 Year 3 in their excellent costumes
Picture 20 Our very own spot to see the Queen
Picture 21 Hatfield House
Picture 22 The Royal Standard of the United Kingdom
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Picture 25 Henry VIII
Picture 26 Excitement is building...
Picture 27 Lots of children from other schools all lined up
Picture 28 Looking lovely in lilac
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Picture 30 Stepping back in time with Lady Byran
Picture 31 Happy that we had beautiful weather
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Picture 33 Her Majesty the Queen!
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