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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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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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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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