IWM (D 2587)

Sessions are now fully booked for the rest of 2018. 

To find out more about learning sessions available at IWM London from January 2019, please visit our school visits page where you can book sessions including We Were There (KS2)

Suitability: KS2 (Year 5 and 6) SEN students working at KS2 or above.
Branch: IWM London
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: £70 per group of 30
Available: Wednesdays in 2018 (Term times only)


Session Outline

Students in years 5 and 6 will have the opportunity to meet a Second World War eyewitness who can answer students' questions and share their memories of evacuation and life on the home front.

Learning Objectives

  • To develop an understanding of the Home Front in the Second World War by meeting an eyewitness.
  • To acquire further information from the eyewitnesses by forming enquiry questions.
  • To reflect on what has been discovered as part of a group discussion.

Curriculum Links

  • English: Spoken Language
  • History: a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
  • Citizenship: Preparing to play an active role as citizens

How To Make A Booking

  1. Fill out the Schools Visit Request Form
  2. You will receive a response within ten working days
  3. Please don't make travel arrangements until you have received a confirmation email with your Visit Confirmation Letter attached
  4. Read the booking Terms and Conditions


Related Learning Resources

Reproduction of a house in the 1940s
The 1940s House


Second World War

Don’t Do It, Mother – Leave The Children Where They Are
© IWM (Art.IWM PST 8235)
Second World War Posters


Second World War