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    Year 7 Bastille Day event

    Bastille Day, the French national holiday,  commemorates the storming of the Bastille, which took place on July 14, 1789 and marked the beginning of the French Revolution. The Bastille was a prison and a symbol of the absolute and arbitrary power of Louis the 16th's Ancient Regime. By capturing this symbol, the people signalled that the king's power was no longer absolute: power should be based on the Nation and be limited by a separation of powers.

    Here in the Food Tech department a class of Year 7s had a quick History reminder before enjoying concocting their own French creations, Crêpes, (following a traditional French recipe).

    Click here to view the images captured at the event.  

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