This Friday, 8th May is the 75th anniversary of VE Day. With all public events cancelled there’s still plenty of ways you can take part:
A two minute silence at 11am on Friday morning,
A live-stream event from the British Legion website at 11.15am,
A national singalong with Dame Vera Lynn at 9pm,
Check ‘Teams’ for instructions on how to create and submit a ‘note of thanksgiving’ for the World War Two generation.
VE Day resources for school
These resources provide an overview of VE Day and its relevance today.
Each pack includes different activity suggestions for children remaining at school, aimed at the following key stages:
Students can explore what VE Day meant to different countries, communities and people through first-hand written and film accounts, striking photographs and carefully-crafted activities.
Each of our resources has been designed to ensure that students have the right level of support and challenge that they need to understand Remembrance.
VE Day resources for home
We’ve created resources for parents and carers, specially designed for home learning. They are aimed at 7-14 year olds and include family-friendly activities and support for you when talking to your child/children about VE Day and Remembrance.