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Who was John Parr?

 

As part of Remembrance Day 2014, MIss Harman (Humanities Co-ordinator) wrote a whole-school Act of Collective Worship about John Parr, a former pupil of St Mary's School and the first British casualty of World War 1. Below is the video of the PowerPoint slideshow used during the assembly, which was made in conjunction with the Barnet War Memorials Association.

 

The song, In Flanders Field, which you can hear in the background of this video was performed by girls from Year 6.

 

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Who was John Parr?

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