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Year VI Evacuee Day


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On Thursday, 4th May, Year VI were transported back in time to 1941 for their Evacuee Day… The children were collected by coach and evacuated to Grantham.  Due to a landmine on the railway, they were diverted to Buckminster, where they experienced an air raid and found an unexploded bomb in a field.  They completed a Home Guard proficiency test which included identifying aircraft and sending and deciphering Morse Code messages.  They learnt a foot drill (and how to use a bayonet) and rescued an injured person from the top floor of a building by constructing two tripods and lowering a stretcher through a window.  They had to remain in character for the whole day!

 


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