Tag Archives: World War Two

What we would like the world to look like.

We find ourselves back at school in unique circumstances. Arguably, the last time the UK faced a crisis like this was the Second World War, and at the end of the war the British people voted for change by electing … Continue reading

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Learning all about Nancy Wake

Welcome back to the Rowan Class blog for another year. This week the new Rowan Class have been learning all about Nancy Wake aka ‘The White Mouse’. Nancy was born in New Zealand, grew up in Australia, but settled in … Continue reading

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Rural Life Centre Trip

Today was Class AS’ turn to visit the Rural Life Centre where we undertook a range of activities. We visited a 1940s classroom where the children practised their handwriting using pens, ink, blotting paper and a handwriting book. The children … Continue reading

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French Fashion Show

Afficher cette année la mode française a pris un thème Deuxième Guerre mondiale. Les enfants portaient des vêtements des années 1940 sur le podium et ont défilé au son de l’orchestre de Glenn Miller. Ainsi que chanter deux chansons françaises, … Continue reading

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World War Two Gas Masks

Class AS had a special treat today when Finn brought in an actual evacuee’s suitcase complete with two gas masks. One was suitable for a baby and was very large. The second gas mask was designed for a child so … Continue reading

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Making notes and using them to form an explanation

In literacy this week Class AS have been looking at making notes by skimming and scanning text and writing down the most important information. This morning Mr Stanley read out a passage all about rationing and the class made notes. … Continue reading

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