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Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls is a highly successful school, judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as ‘Good’ in all categories.

Virtual Tour Challenge

A challenge set for some of our students was to take a virtual tour of a museum and explore some of the collections online.

Some museum suggestions included:

Natural History Musuem Museum of London British Museum

 

 

 

I found some really interesting ornaments such as exciting contemporary pieces and an incredible Oceania collection. I especially enjoyed observing the human biology section and learnt some new facts about the Blue Whale.
 
I never knew the museum had its own X-ray lab!                 Mya K, 8PK1

I found some breathtaking artefacts and the museum was immense . My favourite was the Egyptian gallery, it was full of stunning and perplexing  sculptures . There were lots of information about the Ancient Egyptians and how they lived their lives. I also saw the sublime Mexico gallery. It really made me think about how it was much different than how we live these days . It gave me a perspective of life of many ancient Mexicans. There were many amazing Mexican sculptures and information. There was also a two headed serpent! 

Maria A , 8RD2

 

 
What interesting facts can you find on a virtual tour? Send your findings to office@chsg.org.uk and we'll add them to this news item.