Pupils experience evacuation

YEAR FIVE students at High Down Junior School in Portishead spent the day dressed as World War Two evacuees as part of their history project.

The youngsters visited the Steam Museum in Swindon to experience how the evacuees might have felt as they left home and boarded the steam train to safer ground.

Ruby Williams aged 10 said: “It was a good day out but I’m pleased I wasn’t in the war. It sounds scary for the children who had to live away from their mums and dads.”


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus