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Be the light in the darkness

Wednesday 27th January 2021 is Holocaust Memorial Day. This year the History Department will mark this important day in a different way whilst we are working and learning remotely. Throughout the week we will share various resources for our school community to access and reflect on.  Be Continue reading …

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Black History Month

October is Black History Month As a school community we will celebrate black excellence through literacy, collective worship, assembly, Form Period News and the curriculum.  Throughout the month of October, in keeping with the national theme for Black History Month 2020, we are all invited Continue reading …

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VE Day

This week the History department will be marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day through Key Stage 3 lessons as well as via our Facebook page.  Whilst we are remotely teaching and learning students will still be able to know and understand this significant historical Continue reading …

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The Inquisition of Queen Elizabeth I

On Thursday 13th February 40 Year 11 students went to Redditch to watch a play designed to help students improve their performance in the GCSE History examinations. It is focused on the British Depth Study paper and covered the reign of Elizabeth I. Continue reading …

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Don’t be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good. Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 children from Nazi-occupied Europe Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 took place on Monday 27th January.  To mark the occasion Continue reading …