History

Year 7 Impress in Motte-and-Bailey Competition

January 20, 2016

Ms Nineham’s Year 7 history class produced work above and beyond expectations this week after the students were asked to create their very own model motte-and-bailey castles.   Over the last few weeks Year 7 have learnt all about motte-and-bailey castles gaining an understanding of why they existed, when they became prevalent in England and...

Additions to the Archive – November 2014

November 11, 2014

By Jo Wood, School Archivist   Bay has once again revealed some intriguing and unique school artefacts.   View of Truro from the Terrace – 1910 The first is a stereograph by an American firm, Underwood & Underwood Publishers, who created thousands of images for the late 19th century craze for 3D photographs. The two...

Additions to the Archive – September and October 2014

October 9, 2014

By Jo Wood, School Archivist   School Magazine – 1898 Just in – a pristine school magazine from July 1898 and school crest cloth badge which belonged to music teacher Edgar Wood (TS 1893-98). He took an active role in school life while he was at the school, and features in several football and cricket...

Rigor Mortis, Issue Two: Strike

May 15, 2014

History Prefect Jack Harvey has completed the latest issue of Sixth Form History Magazine, Rigor Mortis.   Among other things the magazine, put together entirely by Jack, explores the concept of strikes through history:   “What prompts a worker to go on strike? Are they successful, and do they achieve anything? Sometimes, strikes are reduced...

Return of History Magazine, Rigor Mortis

November 27, 2013

After four years, History Prefect Jack Harvey has resurrected our old Sixth Form History magazine, Rigor Mortis.   Topics covered include the Romans’ second invasion of the British Isles and Napoleon’s return to France.   Click on the links below to read it.   Rigor Mortis Return Flipbook Rigor Mortis Return...