School webteam: November 2020
Most nations on Earth have days of remembrance in recognition of past events and people who have given their lives for their country, often due to times of war.
Only a handful of these countries and nations celebrate remembrance day on the 11th November.
These include, among others:
Pearl Class honoured those people in their families and community who have bravely fought for their beliefs, families and country with two minutes of silence on November 11th at 11 o'clock.
They learned that the silence is to remember those people who have died at war. Many people go to the cenotaph to lay a wreath of poppies.
A poppy is a symbol of remembrance because after the First World War poppies grew on the battlefields.