Wrington C of E
Primary School

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A Roman medical experience for Class 5

Have you ever wondered what it was like to have a tooth ache in Roman times? Year Five's visit to Caerleon answered this question and many more!

Published: 14 Oct 14, 03:23pm  |  Author: Sarah Joskey

Once a Roman legionary fortress, Carleon provided the location for Year Five's wow day to develop a greater understanding of their history topic on the Romans. The children explored the site including trying on replicas of Roman armour, visiting the baths and the amphitheatre. They even discovered how tooth ache was treated depending on whether you were rich or poor. I am reliably informed that I would not have wanted to have been poor if I had tooth ache...perhaps you can find out the treatment..!

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