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Daily Challenge - Virtual VE Day

VE Day Celebrations

Today is VE Day. On 8 May 1945, Prime Minister Winston Churchill made an announcement on the radio at 3pm that the war in Europe had come to an end, following Germany's surrender the day before.

Read on to find out more about what happened on VE Day and how World War Two came to an end:
If you haven’t already, have a go at your VE day challenge on this week’s Home Learning. If you have, why not try another year groups’ challenge or check out this bunting template:

Today is a very different VE Day to previous ones as you can see from Sutton Road's VE Day and VE Day 70 photos. We would still like to commemorate the day with a photo so would love to see photos of your celebrations.

Also, Mansfield District Council are hosting a virtual VE anniversary party. Tune in to their Facebook page as they host a range of activities that the whole family can take part in. Featuring everything from Army style workout to 1940s dance and hairstyle tutorials, there will be something for everyone:
We would love to see how you’re celebrating the day!