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VE Day - 8th May

VE Day

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Friday 8th May 2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day.

 

 

Victory in Europe Day/VE Day took place on May 8th 1945.  It was a public holiday and day of celebration to mark the defeat of Germany by the Allied forces in Second World War.

 

VE Day marked the formal conclusion of the war with Germany and brought to an end six years of suffering, courage and endurance across the world.

 

Please use the links below to watch the videos to learn more about this special day.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-ve-day/z7xtmfr

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-CdpqhxDR8

 

 

 

Next, please see the attached PDF file/web link to find some ideas of activities you may wish to complete.

 

You could make some bunting to decorate your home, create a flag or design a commemorative item.  You may even like to have an indoor picnic to mark the occasion or play some games! 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4TrqYDyf4PMdLypxzyTwGDg/great-british-bunting

 

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