Category Archives: History News

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Ancestry Project Unearths Five Centuries

As part of this year’s VE Day commemorations, Mrs Simmonds set her History students a project to explore their ancestry, and the Dawson family got a lot more than they bargained for. They made the most of the lockdown and researched their family tree and they went back as far as 1545 ! An amazing […]

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Virtual VE Day Celebrations at home

Whilst our plans to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day have been halted due to the lockdown, there are still ways to mark the occasion from home. Victory in Europe Day is a day dedicated to commemorating the official end of the Second World War and marks a significant turning point in British history. […]

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Egg-ceptional Creativity

We had some ‘cracking’ entries for our recent House Competition, a plan ‘hatched’ by the History department to recreate historic moments using eggs.  The winner, earning 16 points for Liddell House was Marcell Kiraly’s creation of Winston Churchill.  Runner-up, for Assisi House was an egg-cellent display of Henry VIII and his six wives.  Liddell House […]