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Thursday 7th



Read the following text about VE day and answer the questions.



Today, we are going to recap multiplying and dividing by 9.

Count on and back confidently in nines. If you are confident with the activities then try some of the challenges.

The following activity has three page. If you are confident, try pages 2 and 3. If you are not confident then complete page 1.


In this historical enquiry, we are going to find out about how VE Day was celebrated at the time using two contrasting but linked primary sources.

Can you read the two accounts from the day and write about the similarities and differences of what was experienced? Have a think about the questions below each account too.

VE Day Celebrations


Holding a VE day street party in lockdown may mean holding a picnic in your front garden, or on your doorstep, and decorating your home in the national colours. If the weather isn’t kind, you could always host an afternoon tea indoors with your household – and invite extended friends and family to join you on a video call, using a platform such as Zoom.

You could raise a glass of juice to the heroes of WW2 from inside your home at 3pm on 8th May, "for those that gave so much, we thank you". Using this unique opportunity to pay tribute to the many millions at home and abroad that gave so much to ensure we all enjoy and share the freedom we have today. 


We will be making bunting this week and having a picnic lunch at home with scones, jelly and cucumber sandwiches. Send us in pictures of what you get up to tomorrow!