From War Veteran to Classroom Hero

IBilln November 2017, six Meden School pupils participated in the Youth in Action project, learning about the reality of combat from a real life Warsop veteran, Bill Power (pictured right).

The sessions were set up and supported by Caroline Hughes from Creative Warsop, who arranged for Bill to visit the school to talk to the young people about his five tours and twenty years of military service. The pupils were enthralled as Bill took them through a 300 year historical tour of the conflicts and history of the Light Infantry. He explained some of the battles and skirmishes that had played a key part in English and Irish heritage and had forever shaped our country’s future. (more…)