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Battlefields Trip

Shannon Murphy (11R) and Heather Oates (11D) had an amazing opportunity to take part in the national ‘First World War Centenary Battlefields Tours Programme’ in Belgium over a weekend in November. During the four days, they were able to see first hand life in the trenches and artefacts over 100 years old.

They represented the school fantastically, showing kindness and patience whilst visiting British, Commonwealth and German military cemeteries and showing their respects. They followed the footsteps of two local soldiers from Bamber Bridge: J. W. Woodcock and N. Grimes who are buried at Tyne Cot Cemetery in France and Thiepval Cemetery in Belgium.