This clip contains Tudor reconstructions of chafing wheat in a barn and Tudor children at work, collecting grain, feeding sheep and working indoors. A typical job for children was separating wheat from chaff. Straw was also used as a base for a mattress.

First broadcast:
21 September 1998

This clip could be used as a way to discuss child labour on the farm. How does wheat from the field get turned into bread? Pupils could then research how grain is turned into flour today, by using either a handmill or a model windmill. The children could also have a go at making their own bread. They could research different types of bread on sale in a shop or supermarket and explore how similar or different these are to the bread they made.