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Mining project

Mining project
posted 16 Nov 2018

Year 5 will be joined by students from Criftins, Gobowen and Weston Rhyn Schools  learning about mining in the local area. This is part of St Martins School's continued Cross Phase/Community Curriculum.

What was it like in St Martins and surrounding villages when it was a mining community?

This project will include;

  • Meeting people who worked as miners
  • Census research & debate
  • Field trip to Ifton Meadows


  • Producing a collaborative piece of art work
  • Joining together to perform a song at the official commemorative event
  • The opportunity for some children from each school to take part in the Oswestry Christmas parade