Monthly Archives December 2015

From Devon to Gallipoli

2000 miles separates them, but in some ways Devon is similar to Gallipoli, with its beaches and countryside.  In other ways the two places are worlds apart, with their different history, culture, politics and religion.  What did the students and teachers on our most recent trip to Gallipoli think? This was the third and final visit to the Gallipoli peninsula that the Gallipoli Centenary Education Project has been able to organise. The pupils, aged 14-17 years, were from West Buckland School near Barnstaple in Devon. Chris Allin, History teacher at the school, who accompanied the children said, ‘Their attitudes have
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