Poetry at Colinton Tunnel+

Walking through Colinton Tunnel, you can read the poetry on the walls and look at the amazing mural.
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    Having previously learnt about literary devices in class, the children were able to identify different literary devices used in the poem written by Robert Louis Stevenson. The children were intrigued by the story the poetry and mural told in the former railway tunnel. We had a scavenger hunt where children had to find different things on the walls of the tunnel. For example, find alliteration.

    Could also link to:
    -history of the tunnel/Robert Louis Stevenson
    -STEM - building of a tunnel
    -art - learn about the different artists

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    On a bus route

    Wheelchair access

    Free of charge

    Water - Stream / river




    Literacy / English

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