Schoolchildren trapped in London's terror attack "lift people's spirits" through song.

A group of schoolchildren trapped during a security operation after a terror attack on London’s parliament have “lifted people’s spirits” by breaking out in song.

A member of staff travelling with the 53 students from St John & St Francis Church School in Bridgwater posted on Twitter that the group was safe and having a “sing song”.

The buildings of the Houses of Parliament went into lock down after a man mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, before crashing his car into the gates of the Palace of Westminster and stabbing a police officer.


Four people – including the police officer who was stabbed and the man responsible for the attack – have been killed, Scotland Yard’s top anti-terror officer Mark Rowley confirmed.

20 people remain injured, with London Ambulance Service confirming at least two of the 12 people taken to hospital are in a critical condition.

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Four people are dead, and many others are being treated with "catastrophic injuries" after the attack. Image via Getty.

When asked if they were alright following the attack, the staff member replied, "We're all fine."

"We've all been sent to the central part of the Houses of Parliament. We're all together and happy," they wrote.


The group of year six students, aged 10 and 11, had travelled to London as part of a school excursion.

Many praised the staff of the school, and those chaperoning the students, for keeping everyone calm during what was certainly a terrifying ordeal.

"Bravo to those teachers keeping their pupils safe & calm during such a difficult experience," one person wrote.

Another added, "your children are amazing and exceedingly brave."