East Anglian Daily Times: Read Ipswich student Lia’s award-winning poem on lessons of war

East Anglian Daily Times: Read Ipswich student Lia’s award-winning poem on lessons of war

A poem written by a St Joseph’s College student Lia Taylor pleading with people to learn lessons from the Great War has won her a special trip to Germany.

She will also attend a reception hosted by Sir Sebastian Wood KCMG, British Ambassador to Germany, Wolfgang Schneiderhan, President of Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge (VDK) and the Never Such Innocence organisation.

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Belfast Newsletter: Schoolchildren recite poems at special service commemorating Great War heroes

Belfast Newsletter: Schoolchildren recite poems at special service commemorating Great War heroes

A special service commemorating Irishmen awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War took place in Belfast this weekend.

Two schoolchildren won the chance to recite poems at this event that they had written as part of the Never Such Innocence competition – a project which engages young people in the First World War centenary.

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Proud Moray school pupils will travel to Westminster to perform song written about RAF

Proud Moray school pupils will travel to Westminster to perform song written about RAF

Music students from Moray will travel to London to perform a moving song they have written to pay homage to the RAF.

Pupils from Lossiemouth High School have been chosen as the winners of the international competition Never Such Innocence, which has been organised to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I...

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Prime Minister and school pupils attend First World War centenary event

Prime Minister and school pupils attend First World War centenary event

Dozens of school children joined the Prime Minister and high-ranking military officials to mark the centenary of the First World War on Friday.

Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence hosted Never Such Innocence (NSI) at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, in Marlow Road, Maidenhead.

NSI aims to engage children with the First World War and is inviting nine to 16-year-olds to enter a competition by submitting poetry or art inspired by the events of the war…

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