Doncaster academy students create moving poppy art for Remembrance Day

Pupils at The Laurel Academy in Mexborough have made 250 poppies for a school display to mark Remembrance Day.

Wednesday, 10th November 2021, 10:04 am

The youngsters have worked hard to create a moving art piece taking inspiration from the installation artwork Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red.

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It has been displayed in the grounds for all to see, remember and give thanks to those who sacrificed so much.

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Katy Taylor-Clarke, Principal and Ann Peart, Principal PA, pictured with year 11 pupils by the Remembrance display at The Laurel Academy. Picture: NDFP-09-11-21-LaurelPoppies 1-NMSY

A spokesman said: “The kids loved making it and really wanted to share it with the wider community in these difficult covid times.”

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The Laurel Academy's Georgia Bedford, 15, pictured by the school display. Picture: NDFP-09-11-21-LaurelPoppies 3-NMSY