Every school pupil should visit the First World War Battlefields

As the centenary of the First World War enters its final months, the imperative of remembrance has never been more urgent. It is nearly a decade since the death of Harry Patch, the last British soldier to have served on the Western Front, and soon there will be no living person with any recollection of …

York ISSP Masterclasses 2018 – a personal reflection

Over three Saturday afternoons in February and March I had the pleasure of working with a group of year 9 and 10 pupils from schools across York as part of the York ISSP annual masterclasses.  To be allowed to teach on this programme was a real honour ... but also a daunting challenge. Like pulling …