Dr Walker's Church of England Primary School

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VE Day Activities

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Friday the 8th of May marks 75 years since the original VE Day! 


Here you will find a selection of resources and activities to try at home with your families.


Please tweet @drwalker_s or email your class teacher with any pictures so we can share what you have been up to.



What is VE Day?

VE Day music

VE Day Dance Tutorial

Friday 8th May marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. We want you to help us celebrate by learning the dance routine and then film yourself performing it. Upl...

Family Photographs

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Do you have a picture of your ancestors from the Second World War? Why not try and recreate this photograph with your family now.


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Here are some templates to make your own VE Day bunting. 

You can decorate your bunting with pictures of whatever inspires you, whether it’s those who fought on the frontline or worked hard on the Homefront, or whether it’s a celebration of enduring peace or your own personal hero. 

Hang your bunting with pride over the weekend of Friday 8 May - Sunday 10 May and make sure you share your pictures with us!

Make Your Own Medal

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Medals were awarded to soldiers for their service during WW2. Why not try and make your own medal. You can use the templates below to help. 

VE Day Street Parties

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In towns and cities across the world, people marked the victory with street parties, dancing and singing. Here you will find some traditional recipes to try at home. 

World War 2 War Planes

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Learn how to make a great paper airplane, and find out what makes it fly!

Winston Churchill's VE Day Speech

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Winston Churchill announces Germany's unconditional surrender. The radio broadcast was made at 15:00 on 8 May 1945 (V-E Day) from the Cabinet room at 10 Down...

Imagine you were the Prime Minister when the war ended. Write your own speech to the British people. You could even film it too! 

How You Celebrated at Home

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