The 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War

3rd September 2019 will mark the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, and events are being held across the country to commemorate this significant period in history. The exhibitions below are ideal if you’re looking for a thought-provoking trip to take with your class this upcoming term.

Links to the National Curriculum

KS1 History
  • Pupils should be taught about events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally.
KS2 History
  • Pupils should be taught about a study or an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils chronological knowledge beyond 1066.
  • Pupils should be taught about a significant turning point in British history.

Scholastic Resource Bank has a variety of WWII-themed activities, plans and resources that are perfect for teaching Key Stage 1 and 2 children. Explore how the war began, what happened during the war, the effect the war had on British society, the wider global consequences and more.

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