Departments

47 students and 6 staff (Mr Webb, Mr Gibson, Mrs Gosling, Mrs Harvey, Mr Parish and Mr Elvidge) set off from Morrisons Car Park at the unearthly hour of 2.15 am. Marvellous! We arrived at Liverpool Airport at 5.00 am and flew at 7.25 am. We landed at Geneva Airport and had a very pleasant 138 mile drive to Sauze D’Ouxl.

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On the 19th April, Zigi Shipper spoke to Year 9 and 6th Form students in an event organised by the History department and the Holocaust Educational Trust. Watch an extract from his testimony here.

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After attending an October half term seminar at the Memorial De Le Shoah in Paris (France’s leading research centre, museum and memorial regarding the Holocaust), the History Department devised a series of tasks for Year 9 pupils on the school’s VLE.

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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 and presentations they created can be viewed and downloaded here.

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On Thursday 19th April, students from Beverley Grammar School will hear testimony from Holocaust survivor, Zigi Shipper, as part of a visit organised by Mr Morgan, Head of History at BGS, and the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET).

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Toby Wise, Ben Thomas & Sam Maughan of 7M have taken a history homework task which called on them to take effective notes, research points and organize them carefully to complete a structured essay on the Black Death and taken it a few steps further.

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The first edition of the new, student-led Beverlonian newsletter was very well received, and we’re delighted that the reaction has been so positive! The second edition is now available to download here  

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The History department at Beverley Grammar School is looking to build up a bank of resources for our local history projects and in doing so build stronger links with the local community and collect a priceless resource and record for future generations.

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On Thursday, 3rd November 2011 author Gill Lewis was welcomed to the school. Year 7 students have been studying Gill’s book ‘Sky Hawk’ which tells the story of young osprey in Scotland and their migration to Africa.

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Our Sixth Form students produce a newspaper, entitled ‘The Joint Sixth’, the latest issue of which can be downloaded here. Please read it! The newspaper showcases our students literary talents, featuring topical commentary, music & film reviews and Sixth Form news in addition important information about upcoming university open days and careers events.

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