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Friday 8th May 2020

Hello Year 1,


Today is VE day or Victory in Europe Day. VE day marked the end of the war, 75 years ago! Many people will be having stay at home parties and decorating their homes in red, white and blue. Here are some activities and resources to help you to do the same if you'd like to participate. These activities are in place of the normal maths/literacy/phonics work. As it is a bank holiday today, this is optional work. There are a variety of activities so that you can choose what you would like to do. There is also a couple of videos for you to see what this day was like 75 years ago!



VE Day Buckingham Palace (1945)

War Pictorial News Newsreel Crowds cheer Winston Churchill, King George, Queen Elizabeth, and other members of the royal family as they appear outside Buckin...

VE and VJ Day Street Parties on Ridsdale Road, Anerley SE20 (1945)

In these amateur films from Bromley Archives, local filmmaker Cyril Rickert captured the street parties held for VE and VJ Day on Ridsdale Road. The VE Day c...


Below is a comprehension activity about VE day. There are 3 different levels to choose from and answers are included. Please choose the most appropriate for your child.


Why not try a wartime recipe? 



Why not learn the Charleston dance? 

How to do the Charleston! | DANCE at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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