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Remembrance Day

11 November 2014

In order to mark Remembrance Day and commemorate the one hundred year anniversary of the start of World War One, a rather special remembrance event took place today. The boys gathered in the Centenary Hall and collectively read the poem, ‘In Flanders Field’ by John McRrae. This was followed by a two minute silence. A trumpet call was then played and the bell was rung fourteen times, once for each of the old boys who lost their life during World War One. Finally, a prayer of remembrance was said and each boy put down their poppy on to the floor of the hall to represent the poppy fields.

The whole school holding up their poppies during the event.

The trumpeters.

The poppies left scattered on the hall floor.