War Poetry

Wow! Snowy Owls – take a bow! Mrs. Inglis and I were overwhelmed by the children’s responses to two pieces of war poetry: “The Soldier” by Rupert Brooke and “Dulce Et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen. These are complex, moving poems and the level of discussion in the classroom was simply breathtaking.

Read edited versions of the poems here:

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Or listen to Kenneth Branagh’s moving rendition of “Dulce Et Decorum Est” here:


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