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Week 7 - VE Day 75th Anniversary

Victory in Europe - VE Day 75th Anniversary

This week we have a bank holiday on Friday when the nation should have been joining together for parties, picnics, concerts and other celebrations to mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of the second world war in Europe after nearly six years of war.


VE Day - or 'Victory in Europe Day' - marks the day towards the end of World War Two (WW2) when fighting against Nazi Germany in Europe came to an end.


On 8 May 1945, Prime Minister Winston Churchill made an announcement on the radio at 3pm that the war in Europe had come to an end, following Germany's surrender the day before.


To gain some more information on VE, follow the link below to CBBC Newsround.

V E Day in London - 1945

V E Day began with Mr Churchill's broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations which continued for...

Home Learning Activities


Reminder to use all the resources at home to support your learning; The classpage, Bitesize and Oak National. 

All these resources can be used in a pick'n'mix style to support learning we would have encountered during our Summer Term 'On Safari' - including this special week to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day!


All your images, videos and updates which have been sent in are incredible! It is lovely to see all the super learning you are doing at home! Please keep sending in your weekly updates.



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