Published on 24 Aug 2017 Sections ,

Taking exams the day after Grenfell

Pupils at the Sion Manning catholic girls school in west London had to sit their GCSE exams in the midst of tragedy.  Less than a mile from Grenfell Tower – they turned up at school the next day, while smoke still billowed from the blackened shell of the high rise block. Some had lost friends, others were traumatised by what they saw.