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World War II
Notes from the Newspapers

World War II

Flitwick News
"Over 150 senior evacuee children attended a special Christmas party held in flitwick mixed schools on Saturfday.  The party began with a play entitled "Cinderella" given by senior evacuees.  This was followed by conjuoring tricks...Tea followed and crackers and Indian head dresses were also distributed." (Bedfordshire Times, 3rd January 1941)

Evacuees Stay Away - Infecting Biggleswade's school children
"A Biggleswade head teacher whose name was not disclosed to the Press, wrote to the Biggleswade Council School managers last week pointing out the bad attendances of official evacuees and that the Biggleswade children were starting to follow their example in staying away from school" (Bedfordshire Times, 7th February, 1941)


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