Holocaust: People and Objects session
Suitability KS3, KS4
Subjects Citizenship, English, History
Topics Holocaust, Personal Stories, Second World War
Session Type

Booking Information

Monday to Friday, 10.10am, 12.10pm and 2.10pm
30 minutes
20 students

About this session

Through looking at the artifacts on display and hearing personal stories, students gain an insight into the impact of the Holocaust on survivors and their families.

Prior knowledge of the Holocaust is essential.

Learning Objectives

  • To appreciate that the six million Jewish people murdered in the Holocaust were people not unlike themselves
  • To develop an awareness of the other victim groups persecuted by the Nazis and their collaborators
  • To understand the nature and extent of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators across Europe
  • To deepen understanding of the legacy of the Holocaust and how it continues to shape peoples lives

National Curriculum Links

  • Key Stage 3 History: Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901 to the present day
  • Literacy: Developing speaking and listening skills