History Tag Archive

History comes to life at Carrickfergus Castle!

For the first time in several years our Year 8 pupils travelled to the iconic location of Carrickfergus Castle to add the colouring of reality to their studies. The study of the...

A Wallace “Washington diary”

The privations and terrors experienced by those who journeyed to the USA in earlier centuries bear little resemblance to the experiences of today’s pilgrims. An intrepid group...

Harrowing Reminder of the Holocaust

On Wednesday 16th October, Wallace was very privileged to welcome Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental; to date he has visited over 500 hundred schools and spoken to over 100,000...

Great success in national History prize for Horrible Histories Club members

Three members of the Horrible Histories Club have won a prestigious national competition for young historians. The Young Historian Project seeks to encourage young people to be...

Another “Fantastic” Entwined Histories Project

Year 10 Gifted and Talented historians recently participated in Wallace’s eighth Entwined Histories Project in conjunction with Co-operation Ireland. This year’s project...

History Came Alive! Berlin / Krakow Trip 2017

“Memorable beyond words” was the general conclusion regarding this recent trip. Led by Head of History and Politics, Mr Neil Armstrong, supported by his departmental...

JOURNEY INTO THE PAST FOR CAROLINE

Wallace High School student, 16-year-old Caroline, has been stepping into the past with a journey of discovery around some of the World War I battlefields of Belgium and France....

History and Politics Department visits Washington DC

Following several successful annual political trips to London, our students were eager to venture further afield and delve into the turbulent world of American Politics! Day One...

Year 13 Politics Trip to London

The Wallace High School Year 13 Politics class (and teachers Mr Armstrong and Mr Elliott) visited London just before Easter and enjoyed an action packed and informative three day...

Flipboard

https://youtu.be/GYx4zky8un8 The Flipboard app is excellent for bringing together all the information and stories that are important to you in a magazine format. This video...