Royals visit Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children from the Nazis

December 1, 2014

According to BBC News:

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were given a tour of…Holyport College…

During the visit, the royal couple met Sir Nicholas Winton, who lives near the school which has named its reception building after him.

Sir Nicholas, dubbed the “British Schindler”, helped to save hundreds of children, mainly from Jewish families, from the Nazis by transporting them by train from Prague to the UK in 1939.

The wheelchair-bound 105-year-old said: “I think it’s a wonderful honour…

Free schools, which anyone can apply to set up, are funded directly by central government and are free from local council control.

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