Cefn Hengoed School – Remembering the First World War: A Whole-School Commemoration

Events and News feature holding image - 220x140This project is part of the Welsh Government’s Remembering the First World War – £1000 grant for secondary schools in Wales scheme. Every secondary school in Wales has the opportunity to apply to receive up to £1,000 to develop creative and innovative projects to commemorate the First World War. For more information and guidance on how to apply, click here.

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Our idea:

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Approximately 600 learners will be involved in the commemoration, with all departments contributing to learning about WW1. A focus group of around 15 pupils will undertake additional work with the County Archives to investigate local history, focusing on the impact of WW1 on Swansea and visiting trenches.