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Students from Year 9 took part in a memorable ’hands on’ Great War History day with artefacts, led by Andrew Spooner (Skylark Battlefield Tours).

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In the morning students enjoyed a presentation based on several hundred original artefacts from the trenches of the Great War to supplement what they had learned in the classroom. This provided interesting real life stories illustrating the objects in daily use for a soldier on the front line with the opportunity to get involved and [&hellip…

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Year 9 trip to Beth Shalom

Year 9 have enjoyed a very memorable and moving visit to the National Holocaust Centre at Tuxford, near Newark. It is called Beth Shalom which means “House of Peace”. Students received an introductory talk, toured an exhibition, visited the memorial garden and then heard a moving presentation by a survivor or Auschwitz, Iby Krill, who [&hellip…

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Visit to CGS by Professor Michelle Brown

We are delighted to welcome Professor Michelle Brown to Caistor Grammar School on 6th October to speak to our students in years 12 and 13. She was former curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library and visiting Professor at University College, London and Baylor. Her talk was on the Lindisfarne Bibles and the formation [&hellip…

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