Teaching the Holocaust at Key Stage 2: Free Download

Jan. 11, 2021

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Teaching the Holocaust at Key Stage 2

This guide is for teachers in Key Stage 2 who are teaching about the Holocaust, it aims to give teachers guidance and confidence in teaching this sensitive subject. The guide contains suggested activities, a range of pictures and personal stories that can be used with KS2 children and was compiled by Gillian Walnes Perry MBE, Co-founder and Vice President of the Anne Frank Trust UK with thanks to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and to Helen Wiseman, Holocaust educator at Primary Level.

Included within the pack:

  • Why should children in Years 5 and 6 (aged 9-11) learn about the Holocaust?

  • Learning outcomes from teaching about the Holocaust

  • Do’s and Don’ts when teaching the Holocaust

  • 10 principles and activities on how to teach these

  • UK Holocaust Memorial Day

  • Useful organisations and links

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