Monthly Archives: February 2020

Dr Agnes Kaposi returns to Rockwood

On Tuesday 25th February, Dr Agnes Kaposi, Holocaust survivor and emeritus professor in electrical engineering, returned to Rockwood Academy to share her life experiences with students at the school, helping to upkeep Rockwood’s CORE values of Collaboration, Opportunity, Respect and Excellence.   Dr Agnes delivered two assemblies, outlining her life as a young girl in

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The Playhouse: Tapestry visits Rockwood to discuss Extremism Dangers

On Tuesday 4th February, Rockwood’s school hall was transformed into a theatrical space as year 9 students took part in an interactive drama provided by The Playhouse’s Tapestry programme.   Through the unfolding of the drama, students witnessed the dangers of grooming and extremism as they discovered how extremist ideas can be formed, and the

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Rockwood Students visit the Home of Mady Gerrard

On Tuesday, 21st January, three year 10 students visited the home of Mady Gerrard in Chepstow, Wales. Sara, Sana and Uzair, students participating in Echo Eternal’s Holocaust remembrance week, had already met Holocaust survivor Mady Gerrard when she came to visit Rockwood Academy last year, but this time – “a magical moment,” as described by

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Rockwood welcomes Agnes Kaposi – Engineer and Holocaust Survivor

On Wednesday 5th February, Rockwood Academy welcomed a very special visitor to the school. Agnes Kaposi, an emeritus professor in electrical engineering at London South Bank University, is the second Holocaust survivor to visit the school as part of Echo Eternal’s ongoing Holocaust Remembrance project.   As it was Agnes’ first visit to Rockwood Academy,

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