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28 September 2016

28 September 2016
September 28, 2016 Fletcher Ruddy

Friends, Romans…Students: School unveils new amphitheatre after £50,000 boost

A replica Roman amphitheatre has been created at a school as part of a £50,000 lottery project.

St Helena School in Colchester has strong Roman connections and has the remains of two Roman temples under its site.

The school has now secured £50,000 funding from the Heritage Lottery Project under its Young Roots programme.

And the school has created a replica Roman amphitheatre in the courtyard area.

Sarah Caven-Atack, the school’s director of finance and administration, said: “The courtyard is for the school and for the wider community to learn about the history which is beneath the school.

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