Share

D Day educational trips for every British school child

On a recent trip to the D Day landing beaches, museums and graveyards, I found it extremely humbling and emotional to see and hear firsthand about the individual battles and the ultimate sacrifices that were made by so many, but above all I have never felt so proud to be British.
Whilst at the Pegasus Bridge museum a party of French school children arrived to find out what had happened and this made me think, why don't British school children do the same?
I am confident that if every primary school child aged 9 -11, irrespective of faith, religion etc was to visit the British landing beaches, museums and graveyards in Normandy to see and learn what happened, 3 very important outcomes would be achieved.
1 An increase in knowledge and understanding of the devastating effects war has on individuals
2 British D Day hero’s would never be forgotten
3 Pride in our nation would be taken to another level
Please make these visits compulsory by adding to the curriculum

This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:

E-petitions cannot be used to request action on issues that are outside the responsibility of the government. This includes:

  • party political material
  • commercial endorsements including the promotion of any product, service or publication
  • issues that are dealt with by devolved bodies, eg The Scottish Parliament
  • correspondence on personal issues

E-petitions cannot be used for freedom of information requests.

The following explanatory notes have been added:

The Department for Education is responsible for schools in England only.

You can't sign this petition because it wasn't accepted for publication. But you can still give your opinion on it here at Repetition.me!
0

Do you support or oppose this petition?


comments powered by Disqus

Signatories

1

Status

Rejected

Created By

Steven Lillistone

Created On

Saturday 8 June 2013

Tagged With