V.E day 75 - 8th May 2020

V.E. Day 75 – Victory in Europe Day – 8th May 2020

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.

 

Follow this link for more information about the day:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/48201749

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

This video provides with you with more information about V.E. day.

Below are some activities to help you celebrate V.E. day.

We would love to see what you get up to - so feel free to send over any photos to the class email address!