(Previously known as 'The Holocaust Exhibition: An Introduction')

Session Outline

Through discussion and reflection students will prepare to visit The Holocaust Exhibition. Students are also given an audio guide to navigate their way through a chronological narrative of the Holocaust and deepen their understanding of events in Nazi-occupied Europe and beyond. Afterwards students will have the opportunity to reflect on the exhibition during a feedback discussion.

Learning Objectives

  • Use a range of evidence to reflect upon events of the Holocaust.
  • Developing historical understanding of the Holocaust through group discussion focusing on themes such as historical significance, responsibility and survival.
  • Deepen chronological understanding of the Holocaust.
  • Sharing personal responses to The Holocaust Exhibition .

Learning Resources

Suggested learning resources for use in the classroom:

Curriculum Links:

KS3 History Curriculum: Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider World 1901 to the present day.

KS4 History Curriculum: British and the wider world depth studies.

Duration: 150 minutes 

Cost: £70 per group of 30

Key Stage Suitability: KS3 (Year 9 - Year 13)

Branch: IWM London

Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (Term times only)

How do I book?

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Bookings for sessions up to December 2019 are now open.

Please note that this session will be unavailable from 1 - 14 July 2019 while IWM London’s The Holocaust Exhibition will close for two weeks. The Holocaust Exhibition will reopen on 15 July. Please note, that from 15 July - 26 August, there will be limited building work taking place in the exhibition, which may result in noise during your visit. We appreciate the sensitive nature of this exhibition, and all effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum. We apologise for any inconvenience that these works may cause to your visit. If you have any questions, please contact customer services.

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