History

Year 9 students experience the life of Anne Frank

On Wednesday 18th January seven Year 9 history option students travelled to Holly Hall school to take part in workshops run by the Anne Frank Trust UK.

Whilst at Holly Hall the students integrated with students from other local schools. The activities allowed students to work independently and in group. Throughout the day students participated […]

January 22nd, 2017|History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 9 students experience the life of Anne Frank

Year 11 students visit Poland

34 Year 11 GCSE students and 4 staff visited Poland between

Our visit took in a walking tour of Krakow old town, Schindlers’ factory, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, a visit to Wawel Castle and the Galicia museum where we met a Holocaust survivor. This visit in first instance was to support studies in both History […]

October 16th, 2016|History, Humanities, Latest News|Comments Off on Year 11 students visit Poland

Students visit the Holocaust Memorial Exhibition

On the 29th of January we started our trip to the holocaust memorial exhibition. We were asked to attend by Ian Austin the local MP. This was a service in memory of the people who suffered as a part of the holocaust. The service included lighting a candle in memory of those who died […]

February 9th, 2016|History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Students visit the Holocaust Memorial Exhibition

British and German pupils unite to remember First World War battle victims

Nearly 90,000 British and German soldiers lost their lives at the Battle of Loos – the largest First World War battle.

To mark 100 years since the fight, children from both countries came together in Staffordshire to honour those who died.

John Goodyear, who was raised in West Bromwich and is now head teacher at the […]

November 1st, 2015|History, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on British and German pupils unite to remember First World War battle victims

My Journey with Anne Frank

Although I was not born until nearly 80 years later, my journey began on the 12th June 1929, with the birth of the truly inspiring Anne Frank, for without her I would not have had the opportunity to have taken part in all of these life changing events which I am about to tell […]

October 21st, 2015|History, Latest News, SMSC, Trips and Events|Comments Off on My Journey with Anne Frank

Service of Reconciliation

MEDIA RELEASE
Mayor to join English and German students at memorial service

Released: Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Wolverhampton’s Mayor is to join local war veterans and young people from Germany and the Black Country at a unique service of remembrance and reconciliation next weekend.

A century after the end of the Battle of Loos in the First World […]

October 9th, 2015|History, Latest News, SMSC|Comments Off on Service of Reconciliation

Year 8 World War 1 Battlefield Trip

52 students plus 5 staff travelled to Albert in France for a total of 4 days/3 nights.  The students visited sites relating to WW1 including cemeteries at Grevelliers, Thiepval & Tyne Cot and viewed remains of battlefields at Lochnagar, Hooghe, Vimy Ridge and Newfoundland Park.  A visit was made to the Somme Museum in Albert where […]

October 8th, 2015|History, Latest News, SMSC, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 8 World War 1 Battlefield Trip

World War 1 Battlefield Trip

Please Click Here to view information regards to the World War 1 Battlefield Trip taking place on the 3rd October 2015.

September 17th, 2015|History, Humanities, Latest News, Trips and Events|Comments Off on World War 1 Battlefield Trip

Year 9 students shine at The Anne Frank Exhibition

Following the success of the Anne Frank Exhibition which was delivered to all Year 7 and 8 students at Beacon Hill Academy, the group of 21 Year 9 peer guides continued to develop their skills and share their knowledge with the community.

On Wednesday 24th June, the Anne Frank Exhibition was launched at the […]

July 9th, 2015|Achievements, History, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Year 9 students shine at The Anne Frank Exhibition

Student Voice in History

What is History student voice?
History student voice is a student led group which included several KS4 students. WE look at history from the local area and try to make a difference to the people who live here. We meet every Monday lunch and Wednesday after school to ensure we meet our deadlines and complete […]

July 8th, 2015|History|Comments Off on Student Voice in History