Ashbourne Hilltop
Primary and Nursery School

with ERS Provision

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Hilltop Remembers the D-Day Landings

We have been remembering the D-Day Landings today, on the 75th anniversary of the important events in 1944.  Our wonderful Mrs Brewell has created a commemorative flag featuring local war hero and friend to the school Bill Milward, which will be displayed in school after today's events.


Our Year 5 and 6 children also accompanied Mrs Jaques and Mrs Smith to a wreath-laying ceremony at Ashbourne Memorial Gates, and the younger children have been learning about the D-Day Landings in assemblies.


Finally Mrs Illsley is in France this week attending commemorative events with her family, who have a special connection to the landings, and is representing Hilltop as part of her trip.