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Reflections on the Great War

The centenary of World War One has encouraged us to think carefully in Ryedale School’s History Department about how we teach the war and how we reflect on remembrance and commemoration. As part of this we ran a competition last year for Year 9 pupils to tell us something about the Great War that they […]

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Ryedale School remembers

On Friday pupils marked the First World War Armistice at 11am on Friday (11 November) with a two-minute silence and presentations in the drama studio. The Last Post was sounded by our school trumpet players accompanied by Robert Coates.

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Pupils heading off to the Battlefields

Shortly before the Easter holiday the History Department launched a competition with a very exciting prize – a Government funded trip to the Battlefields of France and Belgium as part of the Centenary commemorations of World War One. Year 9’s were invited to tell us something about the Great War that they hadn’t learnt in […]

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