Category Archives: Uncategorized

Year Nine holocaust prep

All, Following on from today’s lesson, for prep I would like you to do the following.  Explore the three BBC web pages below. This account of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz II-Birkenau (here). The audio slideshow from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Year 7 Silchester Investigation work

For next lesson. Read “The Romans build towns” – on the second page you will find a plan of Silchester. Study it. 2. Watch the following 5 minute video.   3. Explore the following links http://www.readingmuseum.org.uk/collections/archaeology/silchester/  http://www.reading.ac.uk/silchester/ 4. Write a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Year 7 Silchester Investigation work

A coursework message from Mr Jarrett

Hi all, Some electronic versions of the materials that you will need over half term for your coursework. If you click here you will get to the OCR  student guide. If you click here you will get to the power point I was using … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A coursework message from Mr Jarrett

Year Nine prep – reflecting on Auschwitz

All, Following on from today’s lesson, for prep I would like you to do the following.  Explore the three BBC web pages below.   This account of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz II-Birkenau (here). The audio slideshow … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments

In our time – What is the relevance of history ?

If you click here then you will get to an old edition of In Our Time. In it Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the study of history. The programme guide information follows. “One of the debates raging in the practice of history … Continue reading

Posted in Enrichment, historians, Uncategorized | Comments Off on In our time – What is the relevance of history ?

Coursework Source booklet

Year Thirteen, As requested, please find the coursework source booklet here Miss Bee, Mr Taylor and Mrs Rayner.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Coursework Source booklet

History Society

Just a quick thank you to all of you who pitched for the first Society meeting. Good cake, and Nick’s review is in the comments section on the page above. It was a pretty grim way to start, but the Warsaw Rising … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on History Society

Changes to the front page

All, Just a quick post to say I have tried to tidy up the front page a bit. As you can see there are now two new pages – revision and debates. I have taken the posts on these topics … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Changes to the front page

Could two brass coins re-write Australian history ?

It was Captain Cook in 1770 who first brought the outside world to Australia – well perhaps. However, this article from Australian Geographic presents the possiblitity of earlier contact and trade. This is one of the ninth century Kilwa coins found on … Continue reading

Posted in history in the news, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Could two brass coins re-write Australian history ?

Obituary – David Lomon

I must confess that I am rather disappointed that the passing of Mr Lomon has not received more attention. He was the the last surviving British-based member of the International Brigade, who fought General Franco’s fascists in the Spanish Civil War. … Continue reading

Posted in history in the news, Obituaries, Uncategorized | 1 Comment