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This section of the website gives you the chance to share your school or youth group's war memorial project with others by uploading it to our Showcase.

Here is a collection of projects that have already been shared in the Secondary School section.

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St John's Catholic Comprehensive, Kent

Following visits to St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School in 2015 and 2017, War Memorials Trust were delighted to be invited to the school’s Year 7 History Day again in June 2018. The focus of the day was Remembrance and Commemoration. War Memorials Trusts Learning Officer was one of a number of visitors who worked with and spoke to the year 7 students on the day. Other visitors included a Normandy veteran, a local historian, a local collector of World War I and II artefacts and a member of staff from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. This year, pupils from two other local schools were also invited along to listen to the talks and find out how to research the name on their local war memorial.

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St John's Catholic Comprehensive School, Kent

War Memorials Trust was contacted by St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School in May 2015. The school was keen to work with the Trust on two events. The first was the school’s commemorations of the end of World War II. Pupils in Years 7 to 9 had been focusing on this and the school planned to hold a History Day with various speakers coming in to help pupils better understand the war and its impact. The second was a Careers Day for Year 9 pupils, at which War Memorials Trust was asked to speak to pupils about careers in the heritage sector.

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Garibaldi College, Nottinghamshire

Garibaldi College began planning its First World War Centenary commemorations back in the summer term 2013 and, after hearing about War Memorials Trust’s Learning Programme via the IWM’s First World War Centenary Partnership, requested a visit from the Trust’s Learning Officer for July 2014.

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Alderley Edge School for Girls, Cheshire

War Memorials Trust’s Learning Officer was invited to Alderley Edge School for Girls in June 2014 to run several workshops on war memorial designs as part of the school’s commemoration of the centenary of the First World War.

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War Memorials Trust visit to Dumfries and Galloway schools

In June 2014 War Memorials Trust’s Learning Officer visited Dumfries and Galloway for three days to work with local schools. During the visit talks were given in five schools, about the history and importance of war memorials, with other local schools also bringing pupils to join in.

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