Braunton pupils remember Dunblane

DAFFODILS in bloom again have acted as a reminder for Braunton School children of those whose lives were cut tragically short. The spring flowers – blooming early this year – were planted 14 years ago in memory of the 16 children and their teacher who wer

DAFFODILS in bloom again have acted as a reminder for Braunton School children of those whose lives were cut tragically short.

The spring flowers - blooming early this year - were planted 14 years ago in memory of the 16 children and their teacher who were killed in the Dunblane tragedy in Scotland.

Students planted 10 bunches of flowers in 17 different locations in memory of the 17 victims of the lone gunman who struck on March 13, 1996.

David Butt, assistant head said "The emergence of the daffodils showed new life associated with spring as well as acting as a way children could recall the tragedy. "The flowers brighten the environment but also give students and staff the time to pause and reflect, whilst realising how lucky and fortunate we are.


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