Belmont Primary School marks WW1 Christmas truce

Published December 19, 2014 at 12:28

Belmont Primary School has marked the centenary of the First World War, recording a song which commemorates the Christmas Day truce of 1914.

The school have also done a live performance of the song on BBC Radio Lancashire.

By learning and recording the song the aim was to teach the children understand what happened during the Christmas Day truce, and also learn more about the First World War in general.

Listen to Headteacher Mrs Judith Peel talk about why the school got involved in the project, and some of the pupils at the school talk about what they enjoyed about learning the song and what they learnt from the experience:

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