Pupils and staff at Ark Pioneer Academy gathered today to mark Remembrance Day and pay tribute to the soldiers who have lost their lives in service to their country.
Along with children and staff from the 39 Ark schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London, and Portsmouth, Ark Pioneer Academy held a one-minute silence to pause and reflect, along with a performance of the last post by instrumentalists across years 7 - 11. This week, all pupils attended assembly this week to learn more about Remembrance Day.
Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day, is a day to mark the ceasefire that began at 11am on 11 November 1918 and ended the fighting in the First World War. It is a day to honour the personal sacrifices made by men and women, past and present, to protect the freedoms we enjoy today.