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VE Day

VE DAY - Ideas and resources

Friday 8th May is a Bank Holiday because it is the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe.

We have put together a variety of resources for you to share with your child.  Encourage them on their historical journey of enquiry to find out:

  • What is VE Day is? 
  • Why it is significant?
  • Why are we are remembering it?


  • Share the VE Day powerpoints.
  • Check out  the these links to BBC Class Clips - History and the Imperial War Musems archive
  • Click here to read the  diary entry from someone who was there from the BBC archives.
  • Photo Gallery of VE Day. Discuss What do you notice about  clothes, colours, etc?
  • VE Day flags or bunting
  • VE Day reading comprehension or