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Key Stage 2 - Second World War: Surviving the Blitz

Surviving the Blitz

Discover what life was like on ‘Civvy Street’ during the Second World War and the steps taken by ordinary families to survive the Blitz and Black Out.

Pupils will be transported back to 1942, where they will meet the Royal Armouries’ Air Raid Warden and experience an air raid drill.

During our handling session, pupils will learn about wartime life, handle surviving objects, and explore the role played by women, children and The Home Guard during this tumultuous time.

Topic: Second World War
Audience: KS2
Numbers: 32 max per session
Duration: 45 mins x 2
Cost per pupil: £5

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