Holocaust Memorial Day 2020: Stand Together

Grey Maze Memorial

Monday 27th January 2020 marked 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. In remembrance of those who lost their lives during the Holocaust, 14 Clyst Vale students from Year 8 attended a memorial service at Exeter Cathedral. During the day, they had the opportunity to visit a variety of workshops to deepen their knowledge and understanding of those affected by […]

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Imperial War Museum Visit


In the midst of the Christmas festivities, a party of 50 Year 9 students visited the harrowing and thought-provoking Holocaust Exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, organised by Ms Brotherton and her Beliefs & Values colleagues.  The Holocaust is such a powerful and shocking event in its own right that it is studied in all schools, but it also shaped […]

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Write for Rights


Thanks to the superb efforts of Ms Watt and the wonderful Amnesty International student group, Key Stage 3 students were able to learn about the work of Amnesty International and human rights.  The Hall contained display boards about several prisoners of conscience, and students were able to take part in a Christmas card campaign and sign a wall of solidarity […]

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Buddhism for Year 9


Year 9 students have been learning about Buddhism in preparation for their GCSE full course and short course next year. So far, students have learnt about Prince Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism, who saw 4 sights which made him question life and embark upon a journey to find the ‘truth’. After many years he became enlightened and given the […]

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