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by barnard
Wed May 01, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Thank you for the emails.
Replies: 0
Views: 8624

Thank you for the emails.

Dear All, We wanted to write and express our heartfelt gratitude for your email, following the ABC broadcast of our ANZAC service. This annual act of remembrance is now a 95 year old tradition in the school and it was moving to hear how it touched so many people across Australia. We are very proud o...
by barnard
Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: Forthcoming Events
Topic: Gallipoli Tour September 19th -26th
Replies: 5
Views: 15992

Re: Gallipoli Tour September 19th -26th

Dear Stephen
The Association members name is Patrick Harland. I haven't heard from Patrick for a couple of years! However, I am sure the GA can put you in touch with him.

Regards
Nicky Barnard
by barnard
Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Forthcoming Events
Topic: Gallipoli Tour September 19th -26th
Replies: 5
Views: 15992

Re: Gallipoli Tour September 19th -26th

To: Steven Cooper
Major Godfrey Barker was the uncle of one of the Gallipoli Association members on the tour.
by barnard
Thu May 10, 2007 3:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Letter from Australian Premier
Replies: 1
Views: 6479

Letter from Australian Premier

It was with great delight that a letter was read at the schools Anzac Day service this year from Australian premier John Howard. Mr Howard had written to the school upon receiving a newsaper article from an Australian living in the UK after last years, school Anzac Day service. He commended the scho...
by barnard
Tue Apr 12, 2005 9:53 am
Forum: Forthcoming Events
Topic: Gallipoli Tour September 19th -26th
Replies: 5
Views: 15992

Gallipoli Tour September 19th -26th

Gallipoli Tour September 19th –26th 2004 Having been the Anzac co-ordinator at Sutton Veny school for several years people were always asking if I had visited Gallipoli or Australia the answer to both of theses questions had always been ‘No I haven’t‘ but I would love to go to Gallipoli, to see feel...
by barnard
Mon Nov 04, 2002 3:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Australian World War ll Veterans at Sutton Veny School
Replies: 0
Views: 6477

Australian World War ll Veterans at Sutton Veny School

Special service of Remembrance at Sutton Veny School On Thursday November 6th 2003 staff and children gave a very warm welcome to a visiting party from Australia. The party of 29 World War Two veterans along with representatives from today’s Australian, Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines and Military pa...
by barnard
Mon Jun 17, 2002 3:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sutton Veny School Awarded Beacon Status.
Replies: 0
Views: 5675

Sutton Veny School Awarded Beacon Status.

Beacon schools are those identified as amongst the best performing in the country; they are recognised for their good practice and the high standards pupils achieve. Beacon Schools are required to work with at least 2 partner schools over a three year period to share and develop good practice. Beac...
by barnard
Thu May 09, 2002 2:04 pm
Forum: The Anzac Forum
Topic: An Australian soldiers account of stay at Sutton Veny June 1
Replies: 2
Views: 8154

Book Extracts

I have since purchased a copy of 'A Valley in France' written by Elizabeth Whiteside. I have the ISBN number for the book, although fear it is only avaliable by post from Melbourne. Pte Whiteside came to Sutton Veny twice during his service in the A.I.F. He mentions several houses in the village whi...