Acting with Lady Shovell

After their time with Lady Shovell, the children participated in two types of activities, designing scenes from Cloudesley Shovell’s life and examining artefacts from the wreck of the Association.

Crayford Brownie Troop

  • Student intern Kathryn Spicer demonstrates how a hand held sundial would have been used.
  • 2 Brownies examine a coin from Sir Cloudesley Shovells shipwreck the “Association”.
  •  A Brownie with a sailors hand held sundial from the “Association”
  • Student interns Kathryn Spicer and Kaitlyn Hanson show a Brownie pieces of a pulley from the Association.

Local Crayford Children

  • A student catches £1,750,000 thrown by Lady Shovell.
  • Lady Shovell introduces the children to her family.
  • Lady Shovell introduces the children to her family.
  • “Sir Cloudesley Shovell” is knighted by “King William III” for fighting against King James II.
  • Student Intern Kathryn Spicer with Lottie examining 2 pieces of Eight from the wreck of the “Association”.
  • Student Tom drawing props for the animated film maker Tom Hillenbrand.
  • Student helping make props for the animated film set.
  • The “Barbary pirates” prepare to capture the “English sailors”.
  • The “Barbary pirates” prepare to capture the “English sailors”.
  • A young Cloudesley Shovell dives into the sea carrying orders for help from Sir Christopher Myngs.
  • Student Ruby drawing props for the making of a film by animator Tom Hillenbrand.
  • The children line up in order of the ranks of the Royal Navy held by Cloudesley Shovell.
  • The children line up in order of the ranks of the Royal Navy held by Cloudesley Shovell.
  • Local students drawing props for the animated film set.
  • The students line up in order of the ranks of the Royal Navy held by Cloudesley Shovell.

St. Paulinus School

  • The students work in groups to make their freeze-frames.
  • King Charles II says “I gave him a gold medal”
  • King William III says “I made him a knight”
  • “Queen Anne” says that Shovell was her favourite admiral.
  • The children in Westminster Abbey with Peter Daniel at the sight of John Harrison’s memorial.
  • St Paulinus School children go to see John Darts Westmonasterium in the Muniments library in Westminster Abbey.
  • A group of Year 4 students see Lady Shovell in St. Paulinus Church.
  • Lady Shovell tells the Year 4s that they will re-enact scenes from Cloudesley Shovell’s life with freeze-frames.
  • The students work in groups to make their freeze-frames.
  • The “Shovell children” get a bit cheeky.
  • Lady Shovell introduces the students to her family.
  • Cloudesley Shovell is appointed Captain.
  • “Cloudesley Shovell” volunteers to swim for help.
  • Sir Christopher Myngs sends a young Shovell to swim to another ship for help.
  • The students watch as Shovell saves the day.
  • The “Barbary pirates” scare the English sailors into submission.
  • William is crown king of England
  • “King William III” knights “Sir Cloudesley Shovell” after the Battle of Bantry Bay
  • The students work in groups to make their freeze-frames.
  • Lady Shovell introduces herself to the children and tells them about Sir Cloudesley Shovell.
  • Lady Shovell tells the story of Sir Cloudesley Shovell to St. Paulinus Year 6 students.