It’s Friday and Year 1 at Shiplake Primary are declaring it Motte and Bailey day across the nation by showing you their fabulous model castles made this term. They’re also willing to share 4 fat, juicy facts.
FACT 1 ” The drawbridge is the wooden bit that flops up and down and helps them get out of the water”.
FACT 2 : The moat is the water around the castle”.
FACT 3 : “If they were all trying to get in the enemies would fall in the water in the moat”.
Fact 4 : “The bailey is the village where the servants or farmers live and they grow stuff for the castle”.