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Students' mark Remembrance Day

Worksop College and Ranby House marked Remembrance Day and the fact that it was 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Year 5 students at Ranby House spent the week learning all about Remembrance Day by watching short videos about what it was like in World War 1 and how they used to live in the trenches.

Remembrance stand at Ranby House - marking 100 years since the end od WW1

Year 5 student, Alfie Todd said:

“We have also listened to a variety of war poems written by those involved in World War 1, with thoughtful music playing in the background to create a calming mood.”

Our pupils at Ranby House

On Friday, Headmaster, David Thorpe lead an act of remembrance, which was followed by Year 6 pupils reading poetry, a minute silence and students holding their poppies in the shape of 100.

Year 8 pupil, Ebony Broughton accompanied the commemoration by playing a moving rendition of 'The Last Post' on the trumpet.

Drone shot of our Ranby House pupils marking 100 years since the end of WW1
Pupils selling their poppy cakes

Students also held a poppy cake sale, where students donated £1 for the worthy cause.

Willow Rushin said:

“We have certainly learnt a lot about the sacrifice so many made and feel grateful to all those who lost their lives to protect our country. We will remember them.”

This year is a particularly historic moment, as November 11 marked 100 years since the end of the First World War in 1918.

Year 9 Art students commemorated Remembrance Day by creating an impressive poppy installation that cascaded down the library stairs.

Poppy installation at Worksop College

On Sunday evening, the Chapel at Worksop College was full with pupils, staff, families and Old Worksopians – who attended a very moving Act of Remembrance and Evensong.

Remembrance stand in the Chapel