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How Much Has School Really Changed In The Last 100 Years?

Introduction Adults often say “you have school far easier these days” to young people like myself. Making me wonder, how much has school really changed in the last 100 years? How does my modern experience of school compare to the … Continue reading

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How a Second World War air raid caused the closure of a Norfolk School: The accounts of Amy Buckley, Head Teacher

On the night of 26 – 27 June 1942, St Mark’s Primary and Infants’ School on Hall Road, Norwich was bombed and destroyed during a Second World War air raid. The school’s temporary log book (NRO, N/ED 1/86), written by … Continue reading

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The Great Silence

The First Armistice Day in Norfolk and Peace Day 1919 Armistice 1919 The ‘end’ of the First World War left an aftermath of political, social and emotional turmoil. Although many men and women were still serving abroad, it was decided … Continue reading

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