Armistice Day service in the school playground
PUBLISHED: 16:57 12 November 2020 | UPDATED: 16:57 12 November 2020
The pupils and staff at Radwinter CofE Primary school marked Armistice Day with a service on the school playground this year, led by Year 6.
Instead of walking to the war memorial in the churchyard, the children set up a cross as a focal point and each class laid a poppy wreath they had made themselves.
There was a finger knitted wreath, a twisted willow wreath, a wreath of felt poppies and a paper wreath.
The five class bubbles stood socially distanced around the playground as Year 6 shared poems and prayers they had written.
The Last Post was played and a two minute silence observed before the Reveille followed by the National Anthem.
Headteacher Mrs Todd said: “I am extremely proud of the Year 6 children for presenting such a moving Act of Remembrance, and of all the children for the respectful way in which they listened and laid their wreaths. The wreaths were beautiful and all so very different.”
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