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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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120 super WW2 detectives on the Wirral!

September 13th, 2012 · Comments Off on 120 super WW2 detectives on the Wirral! · Fun Stuff, workshop photos

I had the great pleasure last week to deliver one of my very best Home Guard workshops to four classes in the excellent Christchurch school on the Wirral. The reason was that the pupils were so enthusiastic about learning all about the Second World War and really got stuck into investigating all the artefacts, not […]

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A Home Guard soldier pays a visit to the brilliant Mereside school!

May 31st, 2012 · Comments Off on A Home Guard soldier pays a visit to the brilliant Mereside school! · Building our workshops, For pupils, For teachers, workshop photos

Many thanks to Mereside school in Blackpool for making me so welcome yesterday as both an Air Raid Warden and a Home Guard soldier visited their school for their World War Two home front workshop. Led by Mr B the chief ARP warden, the pupils had the opportunity to explore a range of genuine WW2 […]

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