SCHS girls took part in a range of memorial and learning events in the week leading up to Holocaust Memorial Day. They attended a special talk with a genocide survivor, visited the Imperial War Museum’s new exhibition and performed a concert at Lambeth’s Memorial Service.
GUEST SPEAKER: DR AGNUS GRUNWALD-SPIER
Author, speaker, Holocaust survivor and GDST alumna, Dr Agnus MBE, visited the Senior School to speak to all pupils on Holocaust Memorial Day.
experiences regarding the Holocaust’
Her latest book is about the experiences of women in the Holocaust.
current family. Particularly, how [having a family] was only made
possible by a pivotal moment when a Turkish official decided to
show compassion for mothers with children.’
UPPER FOURTH REFLECT ON IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM’S HOLOCAUST EXHIBITION
and how quickly it escalated from segregation to genocide. I
think it’s important to learn about the holocaust and the horrifying
experience. It teaches people the impacts of racism so we
can have a safer future.’
went on in a concentration camp and all of
the horrors, and I think that that was a good
thing to know about since you know how bad
it was but you just realise extent that it can go to.’
SCHS STRING QUARTET ASKED TO PLAY IN COUNCIL MEMORIAL SERVICE
The quartet, made up of two Sixth Formers, an Upper 4th girl, and our Graduate Music Fellow, Miss Ella Coen, played Bordodin’s Second Quartet, Movement One.