Oulder Hill remembers …

Oulder Hill Community School recognises the importance of remembering key events and people from the past.

At Oulder Hill Community School, we are committed to remembering and commemorating significant events from our History. We have an annual World War One workshop for Year 8 students with historian Jason King, who allows students to handle artefacts from World War One and gain an insight into everyday life for soldiers and civilians during the Great War.

We have also led a number of History trips to enable our students to develop their skills of empathy and pay their respects.

Year 8 visit the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool.

GCSE students visit the Imperial War Museum North in Salford.

We have led a successful trip to the battlefields of World War One around Ypres and participated in the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate.

We participated in the government led trip to the battlefields to pay respects to fallen soldiers from Rochdale.

GCSE students went to Berlin and visited Sachsenhausen Concentration camp, the Olympic Stadium, the Reichstag and many other places of historical significance.

We have had a Holocaust survivor into school, Joanna Millan, to speak to Year 9 History students about her experiences. This was then followed by a workshop with a Holocaust educator.

We have held a World War One week in school in the summer of 2014 to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of war. Year 11 students visited the World War One memorial in Rochdale Cemetery and paid their respects.

On 8th May 2015, school will be commemorating the 70th anniversary of VE Day. Details to follow.

In September 2016, we will be running another trip to the battlefields of World War One but this time to the Somme to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. This is open to current Year 7,8 and 9 students and there are still a few places available.

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