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Montpellier Inspection Visit

On Saturday 2nd May, we flew out to Montpellier with a group of 12 MFL teachers from all over the country, to find out why the city makes such a great choice of destination for school language trips.

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21 May 2015

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Posted in: Language

Operation Dynamo - 75th Anniversary

In May-June 1940, the British Army launched an ambitious operation to evacuate its soldiers from northern France, where they were being pushed back by Nazi forces. 75 years on, celebrations are underway to commemorate Operation Dynamo.

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21 May 2015

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Tagged with: WW2

Posted in: History

Nepal Earthquake

On 25th April, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the Himalayan nation of Nepal, which lies on the southern limit of where the Indian plate underthrusts the Eurasian plate.

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20 May 2015

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Posted in: Geography

VE Day - 70th Anniversary

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.

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08 May 2015

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Posted in: History

Ideas for School Cold War Trips

School Cold War trips are a great way to help students gain a better understanding of the political, social and economic context of this period of recent history.

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06 May 2015

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Posted in: History

Halsbury Flies to the Rescue

When the French air traffic controllers’ strikes stranded one of our school groups in Madrid, Halsbury Travel worked hard to get them on a flight home the following day.

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01 May 2015

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Posted in: Language

Centenary of In Flanders Fields

One of the most recognisable pieces of wartime poetry was written 100 years ago by a Canadian soldier mourning the loss of his friend.

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01 May 2015

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Tagged with: History WW1

Posted in: English Literature

Munich Unveils New National Socialist Documentation Centre

As the city in which the Nazi party was born, Munich has launched a new centre designed to keep the memory of the past alive and educate future generations.

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30 April 2015

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Posted in: History

70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Sachsenhausen

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Sachsenhausen, the concentration camp that lies in the German town of Oranienburg, just 35km north of Berlin.

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22 April 2015

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Posted in: History

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - 72nd Anniversary

Sunday (19th April) marks the 72nd anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the largest Jewish revolt against the Nazis during World War II.

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17 April 2015

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Posted in: History

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