The Holocaust and Wales: The Welsh language


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In this resource, the students will look at the story of Kate Bosse-Griffiths, a German-Jewish refugee, who fled to Wales and became a leading figure in the Welsh-language movement.

Image above: Kate Bosse and Gwyn Griffiths on their wedding day, Pontypridd, September 1939. Image courtesy of Heini Gruffudd.


This resource was produced as part of the 'Côf a lithr, llythyrau a geidw: creating Holocaust resources for Welsh schools' partnership project between Centre for the Movement of People (CMOP), Aberystwyth University, and Jewish History Association of South Wales/Cymdeithas Hanes Iddewig De Cymru (JHASW/CHIDC). The project is kindly supported by the Association of Jewish Refugees, Charles Wolfson Charitable Trust, Jewish Historical Society of England and Garfield Weston Foundation.


Curriculum for Wales

Expressive Arts, Health and Wellbeing, Humanities, Languages, Literacy and Communication

Age: 11-14 / Progression Step: 4


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Curriculum for Wales

Age: 11-14 / Progression Step 4
Age: 11-14 / Progression Step 4
Age: 11-14 / Progression Step 4
Age: 11-14 / Progression Step 4

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L15_Iaith_Gymraeg_Cynllun_Gwers.pdf (Opens in a new window) L15_Iaith_Gymraeg_Taflen_Waith.pdf (Opens in a new window) L15_Welsh_Language_Lesson_Plan.pdf (Opens in a new window) L15_Welsh_Language_Worksheet.pdf (Opens in a new window)

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