STUDENTS found creative ways to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in wars on Armistice Day.

Many remembrance celebrations were cancelled or drastically scaled back this year due to the second national lockdown, but students from several Aspirations Academies Trust schools in Dorset found ways to honour those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

At Atlantic Academy Principal Melissa Heppell said: “Any opportunity to bring the community together at a time when we are socially distancing is really important.tic Academy Primary school, the school was decorated with poppies and students who belong to a uniformed youth organisations, such as Scouts or Guides, were given the option of wearing their uniform to mark Remembrance Day.

“This shows that we still care and we have an understanding for those who have given up their lives.”
Read all in this Dorset Echo article.