Year 1 learn about Remembrance day

This week we have been learning about Remembrance Day and why it is important. We learnt all about the poppy and why it is an important symbol on Remembrance Day. We listened to the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’, a poem written by a soldier fighting in the First World War. As we listened to the poem imagined seeing poppies growing in the fields and we thought about all the soldiers who were fighting for peace.

We learnt on the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month we pay our respects to the soldiers who have fallen since the First World War. We showed our respects by completing a two minute silence at 11 o’clock with our peers and those around the country.

We also made poppies on crossed and planted them into the ground. We took a moment to think about our value peace and how the soldiers had fought for our country to be at peace with other countries.

Some of us also chose to paint pictures of poppy fields