Evacuation in World War Two

A Teaching and Learning Resource for Key Stage 2

This teaching and learning resource aims to give pupils insight into the impact of the Second World War on the lives of men, women and children in Britain and introduce different sources of information to help them investigate the subject of evacuation. It aims to provide an overview of the key facts, as well as more detailed information regarding the personal experience of this policy/programme. The resources can be used individually or combined to provide stimulus for learning about British History, English/Literacy development and PSHE skills ‘to reflect on spiritual, moral, social, and cultural issues, using imagination to understand other people's experiences’.


Evacuation in World War Two
Evacuation in World War Two (97k)
Teaching and Learning Resource

Evacuation Powerpoint Presentation (9618k)
Powerpoint Presentation, with teacher's notes, introducing the key facts and chronology of evacuation within Britain during the Second World War.

Evacuation from the town to countryside storyboard
Evacuation from the town to countryside storyboard (47k)
For use in conjunction with the Powerpoint.

Creating Writing Activity
Creating Writing Activity (82k)
Memories of Evacuation, The Journey.

Comprehension Worksheet 1
Comprehension Worksheet 1 (183k)
(Greater Difficulty)

Comprehension Worksheet 2
Comprehension Worksheet 2 (178k)
(Lesser Difficulty)

This page was added by Malin Lundin on 06/11/2012.