Two students gifted and talented in history will represent our school on the First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme from 4th-7th March; they will be accompanied by Lucie Featherstone and Kyle Marsh. This is a national programme funded by government to commemorate the First World War. 2 student and 1 teacher representatives from every state funded secondary school in England are given the opportunity to take part.
The programme is run by educational experts at the UCL Institute of Education and school tour specialists Equity. The programme is designed to:
The tour will be travelling with students and teachers from 14 other schools to the battlefields of the Ypres Salient (Belgium) and The Somme (France) on a 3 night/4 day tour commencing the 4th March.
Please check the website for updates from the students and staff as they will be sharing their experiences via the website in the first instance. Upon their return, the students will present a series of assemblies to share what they have learned.