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Is there a skull at your school?!

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pirateskullThe remains of a man were uncovered by council workers during survey work for an extension at Victoria Primary School in Edinburgh last year.

The bones were sent to archaeologists and have been dated to the 16th-17th century and could have belonged to a pirate!

Alice, pupil at Manor Leas Academy said, “It is amazing what is buried at schools, I think it’s not very often you find a skull though!”.

Joe

Manor Leas Primary Academy Newsroom

4 Responses to Is there a skull at your school?!

  1. Mike Farley January 13, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    Great scoop Joe. Congratulations on reaching the “front page”. What an exciting find. What if we had an archaeological dig at Manor Leas!!! I wonder what we’d find.

  2. Mrs Lockwood January 13, 2016 at 8:32 pm

    A fantastic first article Joe! Well done!

  3. Joe Farley😏😎😋😤🍟🍟 January 14, 2016 at 6:47 am

    Thanks Sam I had a brilliant day working with you 😃😇😉😄😊😁

  4. Laura January 26, 2016 at 8:28 am

    Great article Joe