Students remember the fallen in a ceremony at Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 11:30 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 11:30 13 November 2017

Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech holds a Remembrance Service

Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech holds a Remembrance Service

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Students, teachers and cadets remembered the Fallen in a ceremony at a Wisbech school ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech holds a Remembrance Service Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech holds a Remembrance Service

Thomas Clarkson Academy arranged the event on Friday where students lined the entrance hall and balconies to pay their respects.

Wisbech Mayor Councillor Steve Tierney said: “I was invited to join the students, teachers and cadets at Thomas Clarkson Academy for their remembrance service.

Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech holds a Remembrance Service Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech holds a Remembrance Service

“Students lined the balconies and stairwells, holding the names of family members who were lost in conflict.

“I laid a wreath on behalf of the Town Council and paid my respects.

“During the service and the silence, despite thousands of students in close proximity, you could have heard a pin drop.

“What an honour it was to attend the school’s remembrance event.

“The students and staff of the school did the town and themselves proud and their clear and profound respect for those who have fallen to keep us all safe was evident and obvious.”


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