IWM (D 2587)

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 (Term times only)

Bookings between September – December 2018 are now open.

Fill out the Schools Visit Request Form to make a booking.


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