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The Home Guard visits Rushcroft school!

June 6th, 2013 · Comments Off on The Home Guard visits Rushcroft school! · For pupils, For teachers, workshop photos

I just wanted to share these pictures from my recent visit to the excellent Rushcroft Primary school in Oldham. Pupils had great fun learning about the WW2 Home Front and dressed up in some excellent costumes, with the teachers joining in too, with an evacuee and Nurse turning up on the day. The class teacher […]

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Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for Kids – World War 2

June 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for Kids – World War 2 · For pupils, For teachers, Fun Stuff, Links to other websites

Just found this excellent flash resource for sorting and investigating WW2 objects. Check it out here: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for Kids – World War 2.

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We get a letter from the Queen!

April 21st, 2012 · Comments Off on We get a letter from the Queen! · Building our workshops, For pupils, For teachers

At Balestra living history we are always adding items and information to our workshops to make them more interesting and in this year of the Queen’s jubilee we thought it would be a good idea to put in some information about her role during the war into our WW2 school workshop. We also thought it […]

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