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'Wonder room' - Links Academy

The new 'Wonder room' at Links Academy was opened this week by Daisy Cooper.  The room aims to prepare pupils for the future by showing them the past and is filled with pieces of technology and ordinary household items that, until recently, were a normal part of all our lives.


Typewriters, old telephones and early computers, along with old toys and books have all been donated. The Wonder Room is a unique space within the school which is designed to feel like another world, where students always have somewhere exciting to visit. It contains all manner of interesting, unusual and wondrous objects: from old toys to optical illusions, huge sea shells to mind-bending puzzles and prehistoric fossils to inflatable Daleks.  The items will stimulate discussion and help learning about history and technology.