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YJA reflects on Aviation Heritage Project

YJA reflects on Aviation Heritage Project

The county of Lincolnshire was once known as Bomber County because in WW2 its flat terrain was peppered with airfields. Over the last 70 years, nearly all these sites have returned to farmland or have been built on, but in recent times one organisation has worked tirelessly to ensure that the bravery of the airmen and […]

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Pupils ‘take control’ at RAF base

Pupils ‘take control’ at RAF base

Pupils from a Lincolnshire school have visited one of the country’s oldest air force bases to see what life was like in times of great conflict. Heighington Millfield Primary Academy sent their Year 5 and 6s on a mission to explore RAF Digby’s museum. The base was first opened on 28th March 1918 and has […]

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Filming underway at Thorpe Camp

Filming underway at Thorpe Camp

Brilliant filming day at Thorpe Camp Visitors Centre today. The Year 6 YJA team took to film making like fish to water. We’ll be adding the finishing touches next week when we capture the final footage at Lincolnshire Wolds Railway. The whole class have taken home their WW2 costumes (kindly loaned by Aviation Lincolnshire)  tonight to add some […]

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Millfield meet the Chelsea Pensioners

Millfield meet the Chelsea Pensioners

They are easily recognisable to everyone because of this uniform on events including Armistice Day and Wimbledon.