Pupils of a north-east school have marked the 100th anniversary since the First World War Armistice with a moving personal poppy tribute.
Brimmond School pupils are creating a cascading poppy display, with each child designing an individual centenary poppy from Lady Haig’s factory.
Leading to the display is the school’s main corridor which is being transformed into a gallery of the children’s First Word War project work for all the local community to see.
The culmination of the children’s work will be a whole school assembly presentation on Friday with a sing-a-long of First World War songs for the community.
Councillor John Wheeler, education operational delivery convener, paid a visit to see the children’s work and said: “It’s wonderful to see how schools have embraced this year’s centenary of the end of the war in 1918 and none more so than here at Brimmond.
“The project has touched the whole community and I’d like to pay my own tribute to the staff and pupils here for the marvellous work they have done in bringing everyone together to commemorate those who fought for their country in both wars.”
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As part of the project, the pupils have been involved in book studies, poetry, interviews, baking, advertising in the community and contacting local businesses in advance of the big assembly finale.
Sharon Crichton, principal teacher at Brimmond School, said: “The children are so engaged with this project and it is turning into a fantastic local community event.”