Did you take part in Tudor days at school? See our gallery

 Pupils at Capel St Mary School taking part in a Tudor day in 2006

Pupils at Capel St Mary School taking part in a Tudor day in 2006 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

Do you remember dressing up for a Tudor day at school?

Tudor Day at Dale Hall School in Ipswich in March 2000

Tudor Day at Dale Hall School in Ipswich in March 2000 - Credit: Jerry Turner/Archant

Or were you one of the parents who looked out a suitable cloth hat, jerkin, smock or shirt for your child to go back a few centuries in time?

Tudor Day at St Louis Middle School in Bury St Edmunds in January 1999

Tudor Day at St Louis Middle School in Bury St Edmunds in January 1999 - Credit: Archant

Today we are looking back at some of these popular historical events around Suffolk over the years, and you might spot yourself or a family member in one of the photos.

Pupils at Capel St Mary School taking part in a Tudor day in 2006

Pupils at Capel St Mary School taking part in a Tudor day in 2006 - Credit: Lucy Taylor/Archant

Tudor days typically give children a feel of how different lessons would have been like during the days of Henry VIII or Elizabeth I, possibly including a taster of Latin.

Pupils at St John’s School, Ipswich, took part in a Tudor Day at the school in March 1989

Pupils at St John’s School, Ipswich, took part in a Tudor Day at the school in March 1989 - Credit: David Kindred/Archant

They also take part in Tudor games and dances, learn about what the punishments would have been like for pupils who disobeyed the strict rules, and sample some Tudor foods.

Children dressed for Tudor Day at St Louis RC Middle school in Bury St Edmunds in February 2001

Children dressed for Tudor Day at St Louis RC Middle school in Bury St Edmunds in February 2001 - Credit: Archant

If our gallery brings back memories, email judy.rimmer@archant.co.uk 

To order photos, visit our website or call Diane Townsend on 01603 772449.

Tudor Day at Easton School in October 1996

Tudor Day at Easton School in October 1996 - Credit: Archant

The children from Dale Hall School in Ipswich all dressed up for Tudor Day in 1990

The children from Dale Hall School in Ipswich all dressed up for Tudor Day in 1990 - Credit: Paul Nixon/Archant

Pupils from Cliff Lane Primary School in Ipswich dressed to take part in Tudor Day at the school in 2003

Pupils from Cliff Lane Primary School in Ipswich dressed to take part in Tudor Day at the school in 2003 - Credit: Archant




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