Holocaust Memorial Day 27th January 2017


Holocaust Memorial Day

 

A group of Year 6 pupils attended with Mrs Daniel the Holocaust memorial service in Wanstead today as part of our British Values curriculum studies.

The aims of  the day are to:

  • remember all victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution, Jews, Roma and Sinit Gypsies, Eastern European civilians, Russian prisoners of war, trade unionists, Communists, political opponents, disabled people, Jehovah's Witnesses, Christians, Black Germans, lesbians and gay men
  • reflect upon those affected by more recent atrocities in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, Kosovo and Darfur
  • educate people about the dangers of antisemitism, racism and all forms of discrimination

Posted by Edward Cottle on 27 January 2017

Category: British Values