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VE DAY

FRIDAY 8TH MAY IS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VE DAY

And Year 6, I know you love your History!

 

THIS WORK IS OPTIONAL - JUST A LITTLE EXTRA TO CELEBRATE THIS SPECIAL DAY

 

Find out more about what happened 75 years ago on 8th May 1945 on the Newsround page below.

 

Find out what happened using the VE Day Information Sheet.

Learn more from the VE Day Fact Cards

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Read what Winston Churchill said to the nation.

 

 

 

A few suggested activities:

 

  • Discuss: How do you think it felt when the war was finally over?
  • Make a WWII quiz for your family including some of the facts you've learnt here.
  • Make your own radio broadcast to announce Victory in Europe. You could even pretend to be Winston Churchill!
  • Imagine you were there - write a postcard to a missing family member telling them about your VE day celebrations. Draw a picture on the other side to show what you did and what you saw.
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