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Worthing began as a Saxon village. It may have been called Worth or Wurtha ingas which means the settlement (belonging to) the people of Worth or Wurtha. Whatever the origin of its name for centuries Worthing was just a hamlet where farmers lived. However in the 18th century its fortunes changed…

Our topic in the summer term of Year 5 is ‘Welcome to Sunny Worthing!’ and we are learning about coasts and Worthing.

As part of history learning, we would like you to research the history of Worthing. You can be as broad or specific as you like. Please see the information in the PDF below. 

This is an extended project. 

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