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.
Posted on:21 May 2015
Posted in: Language
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.
Tagged with: WW2
Posted in: History
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.
Posted on:20 May 2015
Posted in: Geography
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.
Posted on:08 May 2015
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.
Posted on:06 May 2015
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.
Posted on:01 May 2015
One of the most recognisable pieces of wartime poetry was written 100 years ago by a Canadian soldier mourning the loss of his friend.
Tagged with: History
Posted in: English Literature
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.
Posted on:30 April 2015
Tagged with: Language
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.
Posted on:22 April 2015
Sunday (19th April) marks the 72nd anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the largest Jewish revolt against the Nazis during World War II.
Posted on:17 April 2015
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