WATCH: Great Fire of London re-enactment as children sing about 1666 blaze

PUBLISHED: 15:00 03 April 2017 | UPDATED: 16:08 03 April 2017

Year 1&2 pupils watching the re-enactment.

Year 1&2 pupils watching the re-enactment.

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Fire tore through some Tudor buildings this week – but thankfully they were all made from cardboard as part of a school project in Worlebury.

Year one and two pupils at Worlebury St Paul’s Primary School have been learning about the Great Fire of London in their history classes.

Year 1&2 pupils with the model of tutor buildings they have made for the re-enactment.Year 1&2 pupils with the model of tutor buildings they have made for the re-enactment.

They created Tudor shops out of cardboard in their art lessons, and on Tuesday, they watched them set on fire.

The blaze, watched over by firefighters, gave the youngsters an idea of how the fire quickly spread through London’s wooden buildings in 1666.


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