Between 15th and 26th January, Wickersley School History department hosted the Anne Frank Trust’s educational exhibition, Anne Frank: A History for Today. The exhibition told the story of Anne Frank’s life and diary,to explain the value of democracy, and enabled our students to explore and grasp the human consequences of persecution and war.
The exhibition was an exciting opportunity for 25 of our Year 9 students who were responsible for running the event and expertly guiding students of all year groups (and their teachers) around the exhibition. The guides undertook a full day of training by Nicola Strauther of the Anne Frank Trust, and were trained to speak to visitors about themes including;
The exhibition challenged students to think about how these issues are relevant today and what we can do to prevent prejudice and discrimination in our own communities, both locally and nationally.
The Y9 guides now have the opportunity to go on and become Ambassadors for the Anne Frank Trust and undertake further guide training to run the larger Anne Frank + You exhibition at Riverside Library in Rotherham. Here they will have the opportunity to complete team building activities with Rotherham United, and guide local primary schools around the exhibition.
Well done to all of our guides. You ran the exhibition with a high level of professionalism and demonstrated expert knowledge through each of your tours! Well done to; Ellie Abrahams, Vaughan Broadhead, Matilda Calvert, Olivia Cooper, Mia Cox, Olivia Crerar, Isobel Culf, Tor Downing, Millie Ducker, Joanna Martin, George McCartney, Jenna O’Malley, Sophie Pease, Madison Rowe, Beth Scanlon, Thalia Shaw, Erin Shelton, Mia Squires, Megan Steer, Alice Turner, Lahana Vardy, Freya Wilson, Joe Wood, Olivia Wood, Holly Wright.