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D-Day Commemoration

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, Head and Deputy Head Girls, Penelope and Margo, along with Headmistress Mrs Dodsworth, joined Colonel Tony Glover K.V.O. of the Coldstream Guards and the Chairman of the Warwick Royal British Legion at the D-Day Proclamation by the Town Crier on the steps of Shire Hall. The girls felt deeply honoured to witness such a moving and significant occasion. 

After attending the D-Day Proclamation, we were delighted to welcome Colonel Tony Glover back to Warwick Prep School to lead our D-Day assembly. Colonel Glover delivered 'The Exhortation,' an extract from a poem written by Robert Laurence Binyon just a few weeks after the outbreak of the First World War, and read the Kohima Epitaph, followed by a minute's silence.

Year 6 girls also read the Poem for Schools, 'D-Day Heroes,' which was read in unison by schools across the country at 11am.

Colonel Glover presented Mrs Dodsworth with a certificate of recognition for taking part in the D-Day commemorations. His words reminded us of the bravery and sacrifices of those who fought for our freedom, and we are very grateful for his visit.