History

Creative History revision

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During their history GCSE, students are encouraged to be creative in terms of the idea of audience and purpose, and producing resources which they and others can revise with. To this end they have created revision videos to aid their own, and their classmates’ understanding. Click to see some of them.

Art

Kindertransport refugee visits BGS

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On Monday February 18th, Holocaust survivor Ruth Barnett visited Beverley Grammar School to give a talk about her experiences to Year 9 and some sixth form history students. Click here to watch an extract from her testimony and see some of the artwork students created after being inspired by her visit.

History

‘Home Movies’ of the British Empire

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Last term the Year 8 boys spent a significant amount of time looking at the impact of the British Empire in history. As part of this some ‘home movies’ made in Nigeria just after the First World War were made available to them so that they could use editing software to create their own film.

History

1066 and all that!

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Year 7 have been studying the Norman Conquest and the Battle of Hastings, and you can look at their work here. Some students have used a variety of different drawing styles and methods of artistic presentation to show a growing understanding of the events of 14th October 1066.

History

The West

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Year 9 have been looking at modern American history and began by considering how the landscape of the American West influenced the identity and beliefs of the USA. See some of their work here.