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VE Day Friday 8th

Happy May Day Bank holiday and VE Day!


You have no set Maths, English or Reading comprehension today but we do have many fun activities for you to celebrate this important day.


VE Day, or Victory in Europe Day, marks the day towards the end of World War Two when fighting against Nazi Germany came to an end in Europe.


If you would like to find out more about VE day, there is lots on the internet and this is an informative report from Newsround.


Mrs Hulbert has also created some optional Music activities for you to enjoy in the Music Distance Learning folder:

1).  Glenn Miller - Watch the Strictly Come Dancing Professionals dance to his music, learn more about this great composer, sing a song and learn to swing dance. (See powerpoint below)

2). Morse Code - Learn how to write a secret message and hide it in your own music! (see word doc below)

3). Music in Secret - Watch this 5 minute video to learn how trailblazer Gra┼╝yna Bacewicz continued writing and performing music in secret during WW2.  She even included Morse code in her music!  

4).  Music and Dance in WW