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Lancashire School Children Trauma As Headteacher Says World War Has Broken Out

by | 21st, January 2011

MIKE Richards uses the morning assembly at St Mary’s RC, Bacup, Lancashire, to tell the primary school’s student body that World War 3 has broken out.

Students are taken to a cellar. They hear an air raid siren. A firework explodes.

Thankfully after some weeping, wailing and perhaps wetting, at .30pm Mr Richards confirmed that war was over.

Says Mr Richards:

“We were doing World War Two as a topic and we saw advice from schools that basically suggested that we introduced the topic as if it was really happening, which is what we did.”

How authentic do you want it, kids? Were evacuees placed on buses to the country to live with strangers? Did

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