On Friday 21st February, 30 excited students and staff departed Manchester Airport on their way to Krakow, Poland.
Our students had a packed itinerary consisting of a visit to the historical city of Krakow engrained in Holocaust history, a school visit to Krakow provides an in depth study of life in the Jewish community before the war and subsequently life in the make-shift ghetto before deportation to extermination camps.
The walking tour around the Jewish Quarter in Kraków. Students learnt about the history of the Jewish people in Poland.
Visit to the Schindler factory.
Visit to Auschwitz.
The students met with Maksy Mowicz Lidia at the Galicia museum who is the youngest ever
survivor of Auschwitz. It was such a great honour to meet her.
Visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine.