Modern History in Normandy
Learning about this period from course books, film, and images is enormously enhanced by the perspective your students get from seeing the real battlefields and from having access to all the supporting monuments and memorials that have been set up in the area.
- American, German and British cemeteries help students grasp the reality of war
- State-of-the-art museum experiences explain the Normandy invasion
- Battlefield tours give students an insight into military history and the conditions of warfare
There’s no doubt that the historical education in Normandy is phenomenal, but what makes the school trip here imperative for your children is the lesson they learn about the consequences and impact of war.
By taking your class to the World War II beaches and battlefields you are playing a vital part in making sure that each generation understands the gravity of warfare – a lesson that goes beyond any Key Stage requirements. A school trip to Normandy is the perfect opportunity for you to fulfill the fundamental role of the teacher: to help shape a responsible and humane future generation.