A Fayre time had by all at Comet Bay College Medieval Day

Chloe FraserSound Telegraph
Students Krystal Pierce, Aimee Ashby and Kiara Coffey stirred potions in the remedies booth.
Camera IconStudents Krystal Pierce, Aimee Ashby and Kiara Coffey stirred potions in the remedies booth. Credit: Chloe Fraser

Comet Bay College’s Year 8 students stepped back in time last Wednesday, donning armour, gowns and hennins — cone shaped hats — for the school’s Medieval Fayre Day.

Year eight student Sam Sheppard donned his armour t practice jousting.
Camera IconYear eight student Sam Sheppard donned his armour t practice jousting. Credit: Chloe Fraser

The Medieval Fayre is an annual event which is run as part of the Year 8 history class curriculum.

Students Krystal Pierce, Aimee Ashby and Kiara Coffey and teacher Roslyn Avery stired potions in the remedies booth.
Camera IconStudents Krystal Pierce, Aimee Ashby and Kiara Coffey and teacher Roslyn Avery stired potions in the remedies booth. Credit: Chloe Fraser

Students raised shields, danced around a maypole and brewed soup in a hands-on approach to learning about the Middle Ages. They also took part in jousting, embroidery, alchemy and archery.

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