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Hands-on approach to teaching kids history

Sat, 16 Jul 2016

Encouraging Island children to recognise commemorations of world wars is an important way of teaching them about their heritage.

That's according to a teacher from Onchan School who took her class to Normandy to learn about D-Day.

In addition Manx war veteran Hector Duff visited a number of schools to share his experiences during the services for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.

Hayley Prescott says the children understand the levity of the subject and have been enthusiastic about learning:


  • Hayley Prescott

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