Today, the Ark Acton Academy community came together and joined other Ark Schools to mark Remembrance Day 2022.

We hosted our own outdoor assembly with our House Captains and select Sixth Formers laying wreaths, recalling the names of former Ark Acton students who had fought and died in both World Wars and Ms Grace playing 'The Last Post' before a one-minute's silence was observed. Our student army cadets paid tribute to the fallen by laying wreaths at our memorial display. Watch our highlights of the event here.

Also known as Armistice Day, Remembrance Day marks the ceasefire that began at 11am on 11 November 1918 and brought an end to the fighting in the First World War. Since then, Remembrance continues to unite across faiths, cultures, and backgrounds to honour the personal sacrifices made by men and women, past and present, to protect freedoms we enjoy today.