History at Kirkdale St. Lawrence

Please click on the links below to read the statutory guidance for History and our school's long term plan to cover the objectives. If you require a paper copy of these documents, please ask at the school office.

History National Curriculum

KSL History Long Term Plan


What is VE day?

May day is traditionally held on a Monday but will be put back to Friday 8 May 2020. 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. The holiday will form part of a three day weekend of commemorative events. There are a range of activities below to further your knowledge of a great historic event. 

 A range of activities to help with home learning about VE day.



VE Day in London - 1945

V E Day  began with Mr Churchill’s broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations .


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VE Day Showreel Victory 75

VE Day, 8 May 1945 was a day to celebrate. Victory in Europe Day marked the long awaited defeat of Nazi Germany by the Allies.