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Wednesday, 12 February 2014

A collection of projects on The Age of Exploration: Special Study, Christopher Columbus




A little video I filmed of the projects which my second year group, 2G created. Well done to you all. They are busying themselves in the coming weeks with their next series of special studies. Check out the blog to see how they displayed their understanding.

The Age of Exploration: Special Study Christopher Columbus by Aoife Gardnier 2E


Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Student Heritage: Part 1

Student Heritage in Newbridge College

The HistNC department asked students to send us some research about their historical connections. Here is a selection of what our students uncovered about their relationship to past events.

First Years

Max Pocock 1Y
Great Granddad was a professional soccer player for Bristol City. 
http://www.freewebs.com/captainbeecher/bristolcity.htm
The above link you will show you the starting team. Billy Pocock is no.10.

3rd Cousin: John Farrell involved in the Easter Rising of 1916. http://1916rebellionmuseum.com/1916-easter-rising/roll-of-honour/four-courts-garrison
The above link takes you to a useful site for Senior students. John Farrell is listed in the roll of honour.

Transition Years

Laura Hannon (TYA) Kate Hannon (2E): Cousin on the Hannon side to Former US President JF Kennedy (1917-1963
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAkennedyJ.htm
 
 


 



 

 






Seniors

Aislinn (First Year) and Matthew Marmon (6th Year) are related to Blessed Columba Marmion, famed 20th century theologian.

Pic Collage Creation: Roman Gods and Godesses (Rachel Thornton 1Z NC14)