markerstones for the millennium

Kerbstones at Roughwood Hollow

Reflection on site 2

Other Stones - Other Meanings was a great way for local school children to get involved in learning about and learning from their local environment. They were able to work alongside other members of the community, and a professional poetry writer and an archaeologist. The theme of "stones" helped the children to engage with real, tangible artefacts, which then allowed them to make sense of their significance both present and past. This project was part of a longer term link with the "Sites of Meaning" group, which benefits both current and former pupils, with sculptures and inscriptions that will hopefully be there for future generations to enjoy.
Chris Watts (Head Teacher of YPS)