Year 2 study the legend of Merlin and the Sword in the Stone

Curlew and Avocet classes have been learning all about the famous legend of the magical sword which was plunged into a stone by the wizard Merlin. The blade was known as Excalibur and could only be reclaimed by the true heir of Uther Pendragon. The children went on a quest and found a sword embedded in an almighty rock. The ‘knights and ladies’ of Year 2 tried their luck in pulling the sword from the stone. Desperately hoping to be the next monarch, they heaved and they heaved. Eventually a certain young boy, coincidentally named ‘Arthur’ was able to succeed in the task and was crowned.

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