Baradene College students - Lauren White and Keeara Ofren - went to Wellington to speak at a function at the National Library hosted by the French Embassy. They took down fifteen posters and some copies of the book 'The Battle of Conscience'. They represented to project very well. A video link to our partner school in Chauny was an extra special part of the event.
Remuera Library Exhibition - from June 17 2015 - Auckland, NZ
"The Battle of Conscience" - La Bataille de la Conscience
Students from Baradene College of the Sacred Heart in Auckland, NZ and Lycée Professionnel Jean Macé, Chauny, France have worked together on a joint ambitious project to mark the anniversary of the First World War within the Shared Histories framework. The students researched the pacifist objection to war and those New Zealanders and French soldiers who deserted or...
Baradene College students have handed in our final work that is linked to the Shared Histories Project. We had to individually make up websites about our research that showed our understanding of the topics we researched. Our focus was to present key ideas on our topic that were then explained. We had to focus on the impact on people and the significance to New Zealanders. This work connected the project to the NCEA Assessment we are doing for Level 3. Our websites were for History AS 3.2...
Baradene College of the Sacred Heart students have completed individual research associated with the project they have worked on for the Shared Histories partnership. Having published a book and held the exhibition of their posters, they focused on one aspect of the project more intensely and researched further to produce their own individual work for their NCEA qualification - Achievement Standard History 91434 v.1: Research an historical event or place of significance to New Zealanders, using...
Mr Coutts speaking at the mayoral reception which was held at the official opening of the exhibition and book launch in Chauny, France. The students then supported him with a Maori song at the end of his speech.
Lucy and Rosie stand with the posters they created for the exhibition. Their topic was the Wanganui Detention Barracks where objectors were brutally punished. Today we hung the exhibition in Chauny, France.
"To all those who have established and are maintaining the right to refuse to kill". Students from Baradene College of the Sacred Heart from Auckland standing in front of the Conscientious Objectors Monument at Tavistock Square in London.
Students from Lycee Professionnel Jean Mace in Chauny and Baradene College of the Sacred Heart in Auckland, standing in front of the New Zealand War Memorial at Hyde Park Corner in London. A little wet from the rain but enjoying making friends on their first day together.