You wouldn't want to be a Victorian schoolchild

Get ready!

As a child growing up in Britain in the 1880's you are about to be educated!

You have no choice but to become a Victorian schoolchild..

Its hard work!

Top tips from experts:

*Don't be late for school or you'll be punished.

*Stand up to show respect when a teacher enters the classroom.

*Don't come to school dirty or you might be sent home to get washed.

*Learn your facts by heart- practice makes perfect.

*Don't dip too much ink onto your pen or you might blot your copybook.

*The 'You wouldn't want to be' series supports the national curriculum in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Scottish 5-15 guidelines and is also an excellent resource for literacy.