School stages world war evacuation

PUBLISHED: 18:00 17 January 2017

Becket Primary School in a simulated World War 2 evacuation.

Becket Primary School in a simulated World War 2 evacuation.

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A group of Worle schoolchildren were involved in a fake evacuation on Tuesday, to give them a taste of what life was like for youngsters living during World War Two.

Becket Primary School in a simulated World War 2 evacuation.Becket Primary School in a simulated World War 2 evacuation.

Year five and six children from Becket Primary School, in Tavistock Road, were all involved in Operation Pied Piper.

Becket Primary School in a simulated World War 2 evacuation.Becket Primary School in a simulated World War 2 evacuation.

They dressed in clothes children would have worn in 1939-1945, including flat caps, and carried tags and suitcases with their names on.

Becket Primary School in a simulated World War 2 evacuation.Becket Primary School in a simulated World War 2 evacuation.

After a train journey to Yatton Railway Station, the 60 youngsters were greeted by members of the Royal British Legion and a host of vintage cars.

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