THS hosts Dr Carl Wilkens during Holocaust Memorial Week 2015
During this year's Holocaust Memorial Week, The Thomas Hardye School hosted Dr Carl Wilkens and Mrs Teresa Wilkens on the first stage of their UK lecture tour. Dr Carl Wilkens moved his young family to Rwanda in the spring of 1990 where he served as the country director for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency .
THS Keeps the Memory Alive during Holocaust Memorial Week 2015
The theme for this year's Holocaust Memorial Week was 'Keep the Memory Alive' and among the plethora of activities going on across the key stages during the week trying to just that, year 10 History students received a Holocaust survivor testimony from local resident,
Thomas Hardye teacher attends 9th International Conference on Holocaust Education
THS Holocaust and Genocide Education Programme Coordinator, Kevin Matthews, spent the penultimate week of the 2014 summer term at the 9th International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Israel.
Year 9 remembers Rwanda and honours its development during World In Dorset Day 2014!
This year’s World In Dorset Day (WIDD14) looked at the development of Rwanda since the genocide against the Tutsi of 1994. Friday 4th July 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of the end of the genocide in which 1million people were murdered in 100 days.
THS staff and students attend UK Kwibuka20 commemorations
On Saturday April 12th 2014 sixth form students and staff from The Thomas Hardye School attended the UK Kwibuka20 commemorations in Birmingham at the invitation of the Rwandan High Commissioner to the UK.
Holocaust Memorial Week 2014
Following on from the Holocaust Memorial Day display in the Melvin Learning Resource Centre dedicated to the children who did not survive the Holocaust..
THS students honour National Holocaust Memorial Day
A number of activities have been undertaken as part of Thomas Hardye School’s status as an IOE Beacon School in Holocaust Education.
Thomas Hardye School students remember the victims of genocide
Thomas Hardye School students and staff have been involved in events in Dorchester, Blandford and Shaftesbury as part of this years International Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations..[
THS teacher visits former Nazi death camp to develop better ways to teach about the Holocaust & Genocide
Thomas Hardye School Humanities teacher, Kevin Matthews, has recently visited sites of the Nazi genocide in Poland as part of a select group chosen to pioneer the way the Holocaust is taught in England’s secondary schools. .
Beacon school status for the Thomas Hardye School
The Thomas Hardye School (THS) has been awarded the status of an IOE Beacon School in Holocaust Education by the University of London’s Institute of Education