On Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th March, Year 5 went on a local area walk around Swindon to learn more about the Great Western Railway that Brunel created. We walked around the railway village and saw many different buildings including the mechanic’s institute, the Bakers arms public house and the original church. We also saw the water tower and the GWR school which in 1847 had a class size of 168 pupils!