Regent’s School hosts moving remembrance service

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This year’s Remembrance Day was honoured by The Regent’s School Pattaya with drama performances, readings, arts and crafts and a visit to Don Rak War Cemetery in Kanchanaburi, hosted by the British Legion.

On Monday 11th November, Head of History, Samantha Jones and Instrumental Teacher, Mr Clarence Mansell were invited to the Remembrance Day Service at Don Rak War Cemetery in Kanchanaburi to represent the school and pay their respects to those who gave their lives in past conflicts, alongside the British Ambassador and most importantly veterans and ex-prisoners of war and their families.

Don Rak War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi.Don Rak War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi.

Back at The Regent’s School’s Globe Theatre, the secondary school put on a fantastic assembly with the help of a Year 7 performance of ‘Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes’, the school Choir singing ‘Nunc Dimittis’ and a Year 6 reading of ‘In Flanders Fields’.

The assembly was graciously closed with additional readings and the ‘The Last Post’ played by Mr Clarence Mansell and students.

A Regent’s student reflects on Remembrance Day.A Regent’s student reflects on Remembrance Day.

The Regent’s School Choir pay their respects singing ‘Nunc Dimittis’.The Regent’s School Choir pay their respects singing ‘Nunc Dimittis’.

Class 7G put on a fantastic performance of ‘Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes’ in the Regent’s Globe Theatre amongst the one thousand paper cranes hand made by students.Class 7G put on a fantastic performance of ‘Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes’ in the Regent’s Globe Theatre amongst the one thousand paper cranes hand made by students.

Instrumental Teacher Clarence Mansell plays at the Remembrance Day Service at Don Rak War Cemetery in Kanchanaburi.Instrumental Teacher Clarence Mansell plays at the Remembrance Day Service at Don Rak War Cemetery in Kanchanaburi.