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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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“Sausages for Tea” WW2 primary school play

November 15th, 2012 · Comments Off on “Sausages for Tea” WW2 primary school play · For teachers, Links to other websites

Teachers, this great little resource has come to my attention which you may want to check out. It’s a full play, complete with castlist and notes, and is perfect for your WW2 drama day in school. Happy history acting and TTFN! Arts On The Move Plays for Children and Playscripts for Schools.

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Teaching resource review: World War 2 Day Ideas

June 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on Teaching resource review: World War 2 Day Ideas · For teachers, Links to other websites

Some great ideas here for a WW2 day in school, courtesy of the brilliant teaching ideas site: World War 2 Day Ideas.

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Massive Home Guard photopack – Home guard school

June 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on Massive Home Guard photopack – Home guard school · For teachers

We’ve just uploaded a great Home Guard photopack for use in your lessons on our Home Guard workshop site here: HG photopack – Home guard school.

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Teachers TV: Children in WW2 lesson starter video

June 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Teachers TV: Children in WW2 lesson starter video · For teachers, Links to other websites

Here’s a great lesson starter we’ve come across – perfect for an introduction to your WW2 topic: Teachers TV: Children in WW2 – Resources – TES.

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