Service of Remembrance

Home » News » Service of Remembrance
P1070653
P1070647
P1070656
P1070649
P1070659
IMG_0160

Yesterday was 11th November. The 11th November is the special day we stop, think about and remember all those people who have lost their lives in wars.

Our Service of Remembrance took place shortly before 11am at the front of school, where the whole school gathered quietly around our flag pole, under the Union flag.

We were delighted that Mrs Speed and Reverend Alison were able to join us. Mrs Speed is our kitchen assistant but she also has another very important job. She is the standard bearer for Wrenbury and District British Legion. We were able to see her wearing her uniform and acknowledge the good work of the British Legion.

After introducing Mrs Speed and Rev Alison, there was an explanation as to why we wear the poppy to mark this special time of year. Year 6 children then read aloud the poem 'In Flanders Field'.

Mrs Mansfield was thanked. She had bought a poppy, on behalf of the school, which was to be placed at the Menin Gate in Ypres as part of their Service of Remembrance.

It was then time to think about the men who had once attended Wrenbury Primary School and had later lost their lives in WW1 and WW2. Ben read their names out in a roll of honour.

Two wreaths were then laid at the foot of the flag pole. One on behalf of Wrenbury Primary School and one on behalf of Wrenbury and District British Legion. A respectful minute of silence was then held before Lucy closed our school part of the service. Reverend Alison said a final prayer before we all left in quiet thought.

Later in the day, during the Y6 assembly, James (Y5) presented his power point on why we wear the poppy. It was thoughtfully and well presented.

Apologies that some of the photos cannot be viewed without tilting the head but hope they capture a feel of our Service of Remembrance.

popular recent articlesAlso in the news

669813AA-2CE7-41EC-AD82-3C5F76CDD357
Miss Phillips: Fri 22 Mar 3:11pm

Base 4 have come back fighting for the attendance award, winning this week with 99.2%! Well done! This week yellow house team are our winners! Keep up the hard work! Well done to all of the children who have received an award this week for fabulous learning and behaviour. This week we have some super readers and each week one super reader from each year group will receive an award for their...

C3963DCB-887F-41F2-BE56-C1338EB70222
R Charlesworth: Fri 15 Mar 4:29pm

What a wet and windy week this week has been! While the weather has been raging we have been busy bees! In English we have been developing our description, adding speech and using cohesion to help our reader. In maths we have been recapping area and developing our reasoning skills, we have been learning how to tackle a range of problems using a few simple tricks! We have also been busy on our...

IMG_1144
Mr Lindop: Fri 15 Mar 3:36pm

May the force be with you! Base 4 have had a great week exploring forces in our science week. We've been learning about the pull of gravity and its effects on objects with different mass. We measured the mass and weight of different objects that appeared the same size and then saw how deep a crater they made in sand.Then we learnt about water resistance and used our knowledge to design...