Category Archive: Holocaust Memorial Day

Meetign with New S6 Auschwitz Ambassadors 12 September 2019

Thursday 12 September and an excellent meeting  with our newly appointed Auschwitz Ambassadors Molly and Natasha.   They will be contributing to projects soon. #collaborating #sharing #learning #library @AuschwitzMuseum @HMD_UK

S2 Classes and Holocaust Memorial Day Book Talks with S6 Auschwitz Ambassadors 31 January 2019

Our S2 Library book talks for January began on Monday 21 January and continued until Friday 31 January and were all about sharing the Once series of books by Morris Gleitzman and remembering the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and …

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Auschwitz Ambassadors in the S2 Book Talks 23 January 2019

There were powerful words from Tyra and Bethan, our Auschwitz Ambassadors during the afternoon of Wednesday 23 January.   They shared their experiences with classes 2.5 & 2.7 of Auschwitz-Birkenau and how the visit affected them. Part of our S2 book talks this month for Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January.

S2 Book Talks Begin for Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2019

Our S2 book talks for January began on Monday 21 January and will continue until Friday 31 January. This first book talks of January are all about sharing the Once series of books by Morris Gleitzman and exploring the Torn From Home theme for #HMD2019 on 27 January. There are lots of books and information …

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Holocaust Memorial Day and S2 Book talks and Auschwitz Ambassadors January 2019

S2 classes will participate in in library book talks, during January, to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January. Holocaust Memorial Day is a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and in subsequent …

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Holocaust Memorial Day Project Planning November 2018

There was a good meeting on Tuesday 6 November with one of our S6 Auschwitz Ambassadors, Bethan. She and Tyra, our other Ambassador, will be working on a library project during January for Holocaust Memorial Day.

Welcome Zigi Shipper 26 September 2018

On Wednesday 26 September, we welcomed a VIP to school and to the library too. Zigi Shipper is a survivor of the Holocaust. As a child, he experienced the Łódź Ghetto & Auschwitz-Birkenau. Now Zigi speaks to students was in school speaking to pupils about his expereinces. Zigi is committed to sharing his story & …

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Conal, Cameron and Powerful Presentations – HMD 2018

Powerful presentations from the S6 Auschwitz Ambassadors during our S2 book talks for January S2 book talks during January 2018 are all about the Once series of books by Morris Gleitzman. Our S6 Auschwitz Ambassadors, Cameron & Conal, joined in and talked about and shared their experiences of their trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau . All for …

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Life is Beautiful in Our Film Club

Film Club – Life is Beautiful – January 2018 January’s film, to be shown on Monday 29 January, ties in with our Holocaust Memorial Day events and all pupils are invited to watch the film Life is Beautiful, in the library from 3.30pm. A gentle Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido, meets Dora, a pretty schoolteacher, and wins …

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The Power of Words – HMD 2018

Postcard Project for – Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 S2 and S3 pupils have been writing postcards to two Holocaust survivors, all part of the library project, The Power of Words, for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.   Mrs Toonen read stories from Renie Inow & Sedin Mustafic to the pupils and there were lots of thoughts shared …

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