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Jeremy Paxman visits School 21’s First World War exhibition

11:05 08 April 2014

Jeremy Paxman with students from school 21

Jeremy Paxman with students from school 21

Archant

He may be used to testing students’ knowledge on University Challenge, but pupils at School 21 showed Jeremy Paxman they were all clued up when it came to the First World War.

Geraldine Legester performs a monologue for Jeremy PaxmanGeraldine Legester performs a monologue for Jeremy Paxman

The television presenter visited the Pitchford Street school to view the result of the year 8 students’ project.

Empty classrooms were converted into a recreation of the trenches, while some students performed monologues and two others had created an accompanying website and app.

The exhibition was the culmination of a term’s work in a number of different subjects, including art and English.

History teacher Joe Pardee said: “The pupils have worked really hard on the project.

“It was great to have Jeremy Paxman in to see what they had been doing.”

The school aims to keep the exhibition open for the rest of the year and invite primary schools in to view it.

Are you part of a school or community group that is commemorating the centenary of the First World War in some way? We’d love to feature it in the paper - email sophie.morton@archant.co.uk or call 020 8477 3834.

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