Flanders Return (Updated)

We have arrived safely back in England, there are some traffic delays on the M1. We hope to be back at St Mary’s by 6:30 pm.   …

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Day 3 – Poperinghe and the Ypres Salient

We began our day this morning with breakfast at the hotel before heading out to the town of Poperinghe. Poperinghe was unoccupied during WW1 and so is another town that the British never sur …

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Day 2 – Ypres and the Menin Gate Ceremony

After a well-needed night’s sleep, today began with a leisurely breakfast in the hotel before we left for our day out in Ypres. Our first stop was to see the Menin Gate – the memorial …

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School Closure

Due to flooding and its impact on the school’s electricity supply, St Mary's Catholic High School will be closed to all pupils tomorrow, Friday November 8th. School will be open …

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Adverse Weather Conditions

Please note that the school buses will be departing school early today due to adverse weather conditions. Further information will be issued via text message and the school website Pupils …

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Day 1 – Journey to Flanders

We have arrived safely at our hotel, The Oude Abdij, after a long but pleasant journey today. We’re all fed, watered and reasonably rested, but ready for our beds. We had smooth and qui …

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