Upper Wharfedale School students mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Lucy Wills of Upper Wharfedale School lights a candle

Lucy Wills of Upper Wharfedale School lights a candle

First published in News

Students at Upper Wharfedale School, Threshfield, have been remembering the victims of genocide across the world.

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, student leaders Emma Binns, Paige Thompson, Charlotte Cuerden, Kate Brown and Stephanie Pearson have led special school assemblies, looking at what lessons could be learnt and why people should stand up against hatred today.

They also lit candles to remember genocide victims from the 20th century.

Headteacher Andrew Taylor said it was important to raise the issues as part of the school’s drive to tackle racism and intolerance.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree