Menin Gate Ceremony, Ypres, Belgium

15th April 2015

We are extremely proud that Mrs Loupart, Emily and Tracey joined other Ormiston pupils from all over the UK at the last post ceremony at Menin Gate (Ypres, Belgium) yesterday to remember the fallen as part of the First World War Centenary Battlefield Tour.

The First World War Centenary Battlefield Tour Programme is a £5.3 million programme is designed to provide the opportunity for a minimum of two students and one teacher from every state funded secondary school in England to visit battlefields on the Western Front between 2014 and 2019. The battlefield tours are a key part of the Government’s plans to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

To see more about the programme, see their website here: http://www.centenarybattlefieldtours.org/