History

Year 8 students have been studying the Zulu War and in particular the Battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift and how the latter has been depicted in the film Zulu. This involves working on the historical skill of analysing interpretations. To support this Mrs Comfort-Sikora wrote an excellent news report, which was read by her […]

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After Mrs Sikora’s groups tackled the subject of English Medieval life in the form of games, 7M have used their knowledge of the Peasants (or Great) Revolt of 1381, imagination and knowledge of how boardgames work (audience and purpose) to make their own. Power to the People!

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On Thursday 10th March Year 12 students Joe Coroneo-Seaman, Harrison Dent, Helen Jeffery and Emily Sharman accompanied by Mrs Mayfield from Beverley High School visited the Polish town of Oswiecim and the Nazi concentration camp complex of Auschwitz.

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Year 11 have been studying Terrorism 1969 – 2011 and Daniel Magay has made a film exploring some of the issues involved.

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To better understand the revolutionary nature of the Industrial Revolution, Year 8 went back to basics with Miss Parker.

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Mrs Sikora’s Year 7s have been using their knowledge of life in the Middle Ages, and the idea of audience and purpose to produce imaginative (and playable too!) boardgames to demonstrate their understanding.

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Year 10 students have been using their IT skills to illustrate and present information from their course on Russia 1905-1941.

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Mr Morgan and Mr Cutler’s Year 9 students were tasked with using online resources to create original pieces of work on the subject of the Holocaust, and one of its survivors. The students produced excellent pieces of work, and some of the videos they created can be viewed here.

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